The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Macedonian Bank for Development Promotion (MBDP) signed in Skopje a EUR 100m loan aimed at financing projects in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). The operation is intended to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and industrial investment of any size in the fields of the knowledge economy, energy, environmental protection... maturities. The EIB has been active in FYROM since 2001. Over the past eleven years, four global loans have been signed in the country for a total amount of EUR 190m and have been fully disbursed
In 2005, the European Council granted FYROM the status of a candidate country, although accession negotiations have not started. Starting in 1977 with a EUR 3m loan to the energy sector, the Bank has provided a total of over EUR 330m in financing since 1998, and EUR 110m in 2012. Efforts have been made by the EIB to support the local economy through a network of local banks, including a EUR 100m project in 2009 with the Macedonian Bank for Development Promotion (MBDP) to back SMEs, skills and innovation, energy and environmental protection in the country.
MAKEDONSKA BANKA ZA PODDRSHKA NA RAZVOJOT AD SKOPJE
Loan intended to support financing of SME projects and any size industrial investment in the fields of knowledge economy, energy, environmental protection and services. A minimum of 70% of the loan amount will be allocated to SME projects.
in Corridor X between Nis and the border with Bulgaria at Dimitrovgrad; the construction of a 74.1 km motorway section in the Corridor between Leskovac and the FYROM border; and the completion... , Serbia, FYROM and Greece. The project will cater for international, intercity and local traffic demand. It is considered to be the core element of the transport network in the Western Balkans. The grant
THE EUROPEAN FUND FOR SOUTHEAST EUROPE SA SICAV-SIF
Investment in senior A tranche of European Fund for South East Europe (EFSE), which provides financing to micro and small scale enterprises, rural and housing loans through qualified financial intermediaries.
EFSE aims to complement financial su...
FYR of Macedonia
Construction of a new 28-km section of motorway on the Pan-European Corridor X in FYROM between Demir-Kapija and Smokvica.
The purpose of the Corridor X project is to improve capacity, traffic safety and travel times on this section of the Pan-European Corridor X. The project is important for the economic development of FYROM and the neighbouring countries and will contribute to EU priority objectives under Article 267 (c).
The Bank’s services, in co-operation with the European Commission, will take particular care to ensure that proper attention is given to all
Risk management and implementation of Basel II – III
Relations with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization (WTO), Bank for International Settlements (BIS), think-tanks
Financing operations in Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Romania, FYROM and EFTA countries
before discharging into receiving waters. As an EU candidate member state, the project will contribute to FYROM’s future compliance with EU standards and regulations on water, sanitation... . With regards to regulations concerning the protection of habitats, respective EU Directives are considered to be transposed, subject to verification during appraisal. FYROM is part
together more than half of the domestic lending market. More banks may be added in due course. This first EIB loan for the private sector in FYROM, represents a diversification of the Banks operations in terms of sector and client involvement in FYROM, where the EIB has been mainly supporting the transportation sector with a total of EUR 130 million for two priority road schemes. The loan is utilising the residual balance available under the EUR 150 million EU-FYROM Financial Protocol of December 1997, which expires end of June 2001. The global loan aims at serving existing private sector
This operation represents a continuation of the EIB's support for FYROM and is fully in line with the EIB's lending priorities for the strengthening and development of activities... .
Since 1998, the EIB has lent around EUR 280 million for projects in FYROM.
Green for Growth Fund, Southeast Europe SA, SICAV-SIF
An increase of EIB investment in the Green for Growth Fund, targeting energy efficiency and smaller renewable energy investments in the South-Eastern Europe and Eastern Neighbourhood regions.
The fund's mission is to contribute, in the form of...
European Fund for South East Europe
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Investement in the A senior tranche of EFSE.
EFSE aims to complement financial support provided by the local financial sector and by the dev...
The Bank, EC and KfW are acting as the main Promoters of the Fund. The Fund is expected to be set up as a closed-ended investment company organised under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in the form of a public limited company qualifying as a société d'investissement à capital variable (...
), rehabilitation of priority roads (60 million), and global loans to Hypovereinsbank Croatia, HBOR and Privredna Bank (a total of 46 million).
FYROM : 20 million global loan to the government for channelling
1. ProCredit Bank a.d. Beograd (Serbia);
2. ProCredit Bank Ukraine (Ukraine);
3. ProCredit Bank a.d. (Bulgaria);
4. ProCredit Bank SA (Romania);
5. ProCredit Bank Georgia JSC (Georgia);
6. ProCredit Bank CJSC (Armenia);
7. Bankes ProCredit SHA (Albania);
8. ProCredit SA (Moldova);
9. ProCredit Bank Kosovo (Kosovo under UNSCR 1244);
10. ProCredit Bank Macedonia (FYROM);
11. ProCredit Bank Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
For Member States and Western Balkans: Loan for financing small and medium-sized projects promoted by SMEs (within the Bank’s usual eligibility criteria
We also support SMEs outside the EU. For more information, contact our partners in each country: European Free Trade Association countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway , Switzerland
Candidate countries: Turkey , Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) , Montenegro , Serbia .
Western Balkans: Albania , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Kosovo* .
Mediterranean partner countries (MPC) - FEMIP: Intermediated Loans: Algeria , Egypt , Gaza/West Bank , Israel , Jordan , Lebanon , Morocco , Syria , Tunisia .
Investment funds in this region
EU Eastern Neighbours Russia , Ukraine , Moldova
In the period 2007-2013, the EIB provides finances for the countries in the enlargement region: Candidate countries ( see definition )
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
Potential candidate countries ( see definition ) In the Western Balkans : Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo*
Our support and how to receive it We provide large project loans directly to public and private sector bodies. Contact our Infodesk for more information. Smaller businesses and regional authorities are also supported. Intermediated loans
and FYROM-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. While the EIB is already the major provider of funds for upgrading infrastructure in the ten Central and Eastern European countries(2) which have... : Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and FYROM. So far, the EIB has provided EUR 68 million for projects in Albania, EUR 70 million in FYROM and has recently accepted a mandate to lend up to EUR 100 million
Roads of Serbia
The project concernes the construction of a new motorway between Leskovac and FYROM border. It will be approximately 100 km long, with a cross-section of between 26 and 28 meters and designed for a speed of 100-120 km/h.
The new highway is expected to be suited to current and estimated future traffic levels, and is also expected to reduce the accident rate, which at present is relatively high.
According to preliminary information, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies have been carried out. The environmental process
Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), as well as Bulgaria and Romania.
Projects have been grouped into a Quick-Start Package of capital investment, with implementation commencing, or tenders awarded up... , the EIB is financing projects in the Balkans under its normal lending activity in the region.
In Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina and the FYROM, the Bank is operating under the current mandate... Esatern Europe, which do not have candidate status: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croataia and the FYROM. It is expected that the existing mandate will be extended to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
and the FYROM. In cooperation with the European Commission and the other multilateral financing institutions, the EIB plays an active role in the preparation of the reconstruction investment programme of South
for transport, energy and SMEs: the rehabilitation of priority roads and motorways in Serbia (EUR 95 million), including 864 km road-sections along Pan-European Corridor X (from Croatia to FYROM with links
, Serbia, Montenegro, FYROM, Albania).
The Board of Directors approved the following operations:
Operations within the European Union
up to EUR m
CCGT POWER PLANT... , Serbia, Montenegro, FYROM,
Investment in the senior A tranche of the Regional A&B Sub-Fund of EFSE,
providing financing to micro and small-scale enterprises, rural and housing
Rehabilitation Project to rebuild the Yugoslav road network. Due for completion in 2005, the project concerns 864 km road-sections along Pan-European Corridor X (from Croatia to FYROM with links towards
supply business. Hellenic Petroleum is a leading player in South-East European markets. The Group owns the sole refinery in the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia (FYROM) and is one of the key fuel marketing players in Cyprus, Serbia, Bulgaria, FYROM, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Georgia, via a network of more than 300 retail petrol stations. Hellenic Petroleum owns exploration assets in Egypt
V E R W A L T U N G S R A T
Sitzung am 11. März 2010 in Luxemburg
Vorläufige Übersicht über die Beschlüsse1
• Der Vorsitzende stellt fest, dass der Verwaltungsrat beschlussfähig ist.
• Teilnehmerliste: beigefügt.
• Die Tagesordnung wird genehmigt.
• Von Herrn Nawrath wird ein Interessenkonflikt zum Projekt EFSE II (Bosnien und
Herzegowina, Serbien, Montenegro, FYROM, Albanien) angemeldet.
Der Verwaltungsrat genehmigt folgende Operationen:
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zur Modernisierung und zum Ausbau des Gasverteilungsnetzes in
Operationen in den Kandidatenländern und potenziellen Kandidatenländern
MBDP IV – Darlehen für KMU und vorrangige Projekte (FYROM)
Finanzierung von KMU-Vorhaben und Investitionsvorhaben geringen bis
mittleren Umfangs, die von Industrieunternehmen in den Bereichen