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Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

Division for International Finance and Development


Investment Relationships, Development Finance, and Monetary Affairs

The International Finance and Development (IFD) division leads the Bureau’s engagement in development finance, investment, and monetary affairs, in cooperation with other U.S. government agencies. We promote prosperity at home and abroad by encouraging sound macroeconomic and fiscal policy, sustainable development in accordance with international standards, private sector growth, good governance, and transparency. We support foreign investment in the United States and work to develop new markets and stable, transparent investment climates overseas. IFD engages in regional and multilateral fora to promote economic policies that support U.S. economic and foreign policy interests.

Policy Issues

Development Finance

Leveraging development finance to foster sustainable development, support American jobs, and create export opportunities for U.S. companies.

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Investment Affairs

Creating balanced investment relationships to support U.S. jobs and safeguard our national security.

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Monetary Affairs

Promoting international financial stability and leveling the playing field for U.S. companies and workers by countering corruption in international business and public finances.

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