Company name

Recinos Imports and Costless Wholesale Imports

Project number

13500-01

Category B projects have potential environmental and/or social impacts and risks that are less adverse than those of a Category A and which are generally limited to the project site, largely reversible and can be mitigated via measures that are readily available and feasible to implement in the context of the operation.

E&S category
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B

Country

Belize

Sector

Manufacturing

Status

In implementation

Disclosed date

08/09/2021

Projected date at which a project will be put forward for the Board of Executive Directors’ approval.

Projected board date
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09/29/2021

Approval date

09/29/2021

Signed date

12/28/2021

Sponsoring entity

N/A

Team leader

Bazan, Paola

Investment type

Syndicated amount

N/A

Financing amount

USD $ 5,000,000

Currency

USD

Project scope and objective

The US$4.7 million project consists of a senior secured financing that will support the Companies’ working capital to expand operations, investments for expansion to increase their storage capacity and debt refinancing. The loan will have up to 10-year tenor including 12-month grace period and will be secured by the Companies’ assets. IDB Invest’s financing will be complemented by advisory services related to energy efficiency and renewable energy.

 

The proposed financing to the Companies will support streamlining of inventory and logistics facilitating cash availability allowing for continued supply of goods from its main suppliers in Central America at cost effective pricing which is essential to support economic recovery and reduce the strain on consumers. The need to ensure the use of technology to make their operations smarter and more efficient translating into better prices and access for consumers. Recinos Imports recognizes that to move forward with its business expansion, it has to stay competitive and gain greater control of several aspects of its operations, including: (i) continued modernization and expansion of its operations; (ii) efficient use of operating factors like energy; and (iii) improvement of environmental and social standards. Having access to long-term funding to support the investments needed to maintain competitiveness is key for this type of companies.

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Environmental and social review

IDB Invest conducts an environmental and social due diligence (ESDD) commensurate with the nature, scale, and stage of the project, and with its level of environmental and social risks and impacts. The ESDD will confirm the project E&S categorization and assess the project with respect to the client requirements in IDB Invest Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy. The results of the ESDD, including any identified gaps are described in the Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) provided below. Any gaps with respect to the IDB Invest Sustainability Policy at the time of the ESDD are addressed in the Environmental and Social Action Plan (ESAP) provided below.

RECINOS - RESUMEN DE LA REVISIÓN AMBIENTAL Y SOCIAL (ESRS)

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RECINOS - PLAN DE ACCION AMBIENTAL Y SOCIAL (ESAP)

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Client Contact

CONTACT NAME

Jorge Recinos

POSITION

General Manager

PHONE NUMBER

501-610-4686

EMAIL

jorge@recinosimports.com

IDB Invest Contact

EMAIL

requestinformation@idbinvest.org

PHONE

+1(202)-566-4566

ADDRESS

1350 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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