Annual Report

Annual Report 2008

May 9, 2011

The 2008 Annual Report continues an approach IFC pioneered last year, combining information on our investments and advisory services, sustainability, development effectiveness, and donor partnerships. It also discusses the year's new business as well as the performance and development results of our portfolio.

Below are downloadable files of the printed report and its executive summary, as well as IFC's Board of Governors and IFC's Board of Directors and their voting power.

Documents are in PDF format.

Full Annual Report [6.74 MB]

Executive Summary [830 KB]

2008 Consolidated Financial Statements [467 KB]




Contents and Introduction [784 KB]

Leadership Perspectives [220 KB]

  • Message from the President
  • Message from the CEO
  • Our Management Group


Chapter 1: Creating Opportunity [1.61 MB]

  • IFC's Five Strategic Pillars
  • IFC's Contribution to the World Bank Group's Priorities
  • Where We Work
  • IFC at a Glance


Chapter 2: What We Do: IFC's Operations and Results [496 KB]

  • Financial Results
  • Product Lines
  • Operations
  • Development Results


Chapter 3: Regional Operations and Results [2.29 MB]

  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • East Asia and the Pacific
  • South Asia
  • Europe and Central Asia
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Middle East and North Africa


Chapter 4: Industry Operations and Results [579 KB]

  • Global Financial Markets
  • Private Equity and Investment Funds
  • Global Information and Communication Technologies
  • Infrastructure
  • Oil, Gas, Mining, and Chemicals
  • Subnational Finance
  • Agribusiness
  • Global Manufacturing and Services
  • Health and Education


Chapter 5: Advisory Services Operations and Results [389 KB]

  • Business Enabling Environment
  • Access to Finance
  • Corporate Advice
  • Environmental and Social Sustainability
  • Infrastructure


Chapter 6: Working with Partners[190 KB]

Chapter 7: How We Work [677 KB]

  • Governance
  • Accountability
  • Working Responsibly
  • Our People