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In response to the significant development needs of partner countries, the OPEC Fund’s loan portfolio has grown rapidly over its 45-year history. Since its inception in 1976, this growth has been funded by equity in the form of capital contributions from member countries only. In 2019 the Ministerial Council approved a new strategy - the Strategic Framework 2030 - intended to ensure the organization’s ability to continue to provide development finance support, in line with its objectives and the interests of its stakeholders.
Integral to the success of the Strategic Framework 2030 is the ability to continue to grow development impact while being financially self-sustainable for the long term. This does not preclude further capital replenishments from members, however lays the groundwork for capital markets borrowing in line with peer MDBs. As a consequence, the organization is preparing the infrastructure necessary to access the capital markets for funding in 2022 and beyond.
Our bond issuance programme will be available here prior to issuance.