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ECOM Agroindustrial Corp
Summary of Proposed Investment

This Summary of Proposed Investment is prepared and distributed to the public in advance of the IFC Board of Directors’ consideration of the proposed transaction. Its purpose is to enhance the transparency of IFC’s activities, and this document should not be construed as presuming the outcome of the Board decision. Board dates are estimates only.

Project number 24433
Company nameECOM Agroindustrial Corp. Limited
Latin America Region
Sector1Coffee, Cocoa, Tea
Environmental categoryB
Date SPI disclosedMay 23, 2006
Projected board dateJune 26, 2006
Previous EventsInvested: July 25, 2006
Signed: June 29, 2006
Approved: June 26, 2006
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Project description
ECOM Agroindustrial Corporation Limited is a commodity trading company incorporated in Switzerland with operations primarily in agricultural commodities such as cotton, coffee and cocoa, in Latin America, Asia and Africa as well as Europe and United States. The objective of the project is to improve supply-chain standards, social and environmental practices and key performance indicators of coffee suppliers identified by ECOM mainly in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras in order to turn them into stable suppliers of sustainable coffee.

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