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To safeguard the fiscal stability of Puerto Rico and promote its competitiveness in order to transform our economy into one of the most developed economies in the world, hence, fostering the social and economic enhancement of our people.
April 23, 2014 - PRIDCO: Honeywell Aerospace to Expand its Presence in Puerto Rico with a New High-Tech Laboratory
April 22, 2014 - Puerto Rico Governor Calls a Joint Session to Deliver the State of the Commonwealth and Budget Address
April 15, 2014 - Fitch: Puerto Rico Supreme Court Decision Yet Another Challenge
April 11, 2014 - Standard & Poor's: Puerto Rico Court Ruling on Teacher Pensions Has No Immediate Rating Impact
April 11, 2014 - GDB Chairman and Treasury Secretary Comment on Supreme Court’s Decision on Teachers Pension Reform

April 8, 2014 - Preliminary Fiscal Year YTD Revenues Surpass Last Year Period by $269 Million or 4.6%

March 28, 2014 - Economic Activity Index for February 2014

Property Notices Position Openings


Webcast February 18, 2014Investor Webcast: Update on Fiscal and Economic Progress (FY 2014 Q2)
On February 18, 2014, the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico, the Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget hosted a joint webcast to update the investment community on the Commonwealth’s fiscal and economic progress. To view the webcast's replay click HERE. For the slide presentation only, click HERE.

Puerto Rico, La Isla Estrella The All-Star Island

Throughout history, the outstanding performance of the men and women of our Island has been fundamental to our development. The talent of the people of Puerto Rico has been strategic in the Islandís development and prosperity. Our starsí achievements may be seen in all the disciplines, beyond our borders, earning us recognition around the world. By giving the best of him or herself, each Puerto Rican has the potential to stand out. That is what makes us the All-Star Island. Our world-class talent is our most valuable possession and it is key in our mission to create jobs and wealth, attract and develop businesses, and boost tourism.

View a slide presentation prepared by the Department of Economic Development and Commerce: Economic Roadmap.

EBT Electronic Benefits Transfer

On October 4, 2013, the GDB sent out a Request for Proposal to invite qualified and experienced vendors to bid for the design, development, implementation and operation of the Puerto Rico Electronic Benefits Transfer System (EBT). GDB is acting as the authorized fiscal and contracting agency for EBT on behalf of the Government of Puerto Rico, and is the sole point of contact concerning the RFP.

This site is designed to provide participating entities' contacts and prospective EBT Contractor access to all materials and notices pertinent to the Electronic Benefits Transfer System RFP Evaluation Process. Participating entities' contacts and qualified personnel will receive their username and password to access this site from GDB Staff.
Participation in the EBT-RFP process is by invitation only.

José M. Berrocal Institute for Economics and Finance

José M. Berrocal Institute for Economics and FinanceThe José M. Berrocal Institute for Economics and Finance is a GDB subsidiary created to complement the Bank's mission of promoting economic development by providing specialized training on the theory and practice of public finances and economics to talented young professionals in order to attract them to join the public service. An eight-week Summer Internship Program is the Berrocal Institute’s main initiative towards this goal. To find out more about the Berrocal Institute and the 2014 Summer Internship, visit the Institute’s webpage.

This brochure features the Berrocal Institute’s historic background and mission, as well as the Summer Internship Program's structure, requirements and objectives.

Pension Reform: The Numbers Speak for Themselves

Pension Reform: The Numbers Speak for Themselves. To view the reportís enlarged tables and graphics click HERE.

Pension Reform Act, Law No. 3 of April 4, 2013. Click HERE to read GDB's unofficial English translation of the Act, excluding the Statement of Motives. GDB makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of this translation and strongly suggests reading the full text of the Act in Spanish (available HERE), pending issuance of the official translation of the Act by the Puerto Rico Office of Legislative Services.

Notas de Ahorro de Cooperación Económica con Puerto Rico

Since August 6, 2009, Puerto Rico residents can purchase the Economic Cooperation with Puerto Rico Savings Bonds at credit unions and cooperative savings banks, commercial banks, and P.R. Treasury Department collections offices throughout the Island. (List of Participating Institutions Only in Spanish)

Beginning with a minimum purchase of $100.00, an individual may purchase up to a maximum of $5,000 in $50- denominations. Payment for Savings Bonds can be made in cash, money order, cashier’s check or debit card transactions. The savings bonds will be available until the sale of a total of $20 million, as approved by the Legislative Assembly in Act No. 7 of March 9, 2009.

For more information, read the Savings Bonds brochure (available in Spanish only) and/or contact the GDB at 787-722-2525 x15580.

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