The EIB has been active in the Western Balkans since 1977. Since 2001, it has provided finance totaling EUR 4.3 billion in favor of projects in Serbia supporting all major infrastructure sectors as well as small and medium sized enterprises, industry, services and local authorities.
Since 1993, the Bank has supported 92 projects with a signed total of about EUR 7bn in 14 countries in Latin America. Investments in energy, telecommunications and industry have been the more significant sectors and have accounted for 35%, 20% and 18% respectively. EIB lending in the period covered by the ALA IV mandate, which ran from January 2007 until July 2014, provided finance of about EUR 4bn in the region for 36 projects. Climate action is the main focus of the EIB’s lending in the region.
Transforming cities and making them smarter and more sustainable are important goals of the EIB’s investment approach in the urban sector. Over the last five years (2010-2014), the EIB has provided finance totalling almost EUR 56 billion as well as technical assistance to support these goals in a large number of cities.
The report on results inside the EU 2014 presents the EIB's activity in the past year in the 28 EU Member States. It looks at expected results of the more than 400 projects signed in 2014, providing some EUR 69bn in finance.
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