Curious about how World Bank products can help finance your (client's) projects? This self-paced Introduction to World Bank Financial Products course familiarizes operational staff about WB financial products such as loans, credits, guarantees, financial and commodity risk management products, contingent credit lines, and insurance/reinsurance for disasters to help clients find the most suitable financing sources and financial terms for projects.
Two consecutive modules, overview and exercise, will help task team leaders with loan negotiations and improve operational staff’s ability to engage with borrowers on financial solutions.
As of April 1, 2021, in preparation for the global markets' transition away from the London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR), World Bank suspends the offering of the Fixed-Spread terms and the conversion feature to convert the variable spread to a fixed-spread for new and existing variable-spread loans. All interest rates and currency conversions as part of the standard conversion options under the IBRD Flexible Loan (IFL) that involve IBRD’s projected funding cost are also suspended.