Our Impact

Over 8 years, the DFC has invested $195 Million dollars (BZD) in the people and economy of Belize.

At year’s end 2017, the Productive sector represented 62%  of DFC’s total loan portfolio ranking DFC as a true development bank.

The Corporation has 6,510 loan accounts. (December, 2017)

Loan Disbursements by Sector $195 Mn (2010 - 2017)

  • Agriculture + Livestock
  • Residential Construction
  • Commercial Fishing
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Transportation
  • Education
  • Tourism
  • Financial Institutions
  • Other

Loan Disbursements by Year (MN BZD)

  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017

DFC will continue to support Belize’s traditional sectors. The Corporation secured a BZD $20 million credit line from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for investment in the Productive Sector and in 2017, secured USD $20 million as its 7th Consolidated line of Credit from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for investment in the Productive, Residential, Education and Renewable Energy Sectors.

Aware of the impacts of climate change on Belize, DFC is now promoting and financing Green Energy Loans to mainstream climate resiliency in its projects.

The Corporation is moving to ensure adequate financing for drainage and irrigation in agricultural projects. It is also moving to ensure that construction projects meet required building codes and integrate green technology for more efficient energy utilization.


Answer a few questions about the type of financing you want and a DFC Representative will contact you to discuss or set up an appointment.

The facilitation DFC provided to refinance our business in order to invest in the creation of a totally new product was most helpful.

William Usher
Owner, Green Clean