The European Investment Bank in Hungary: what we do
EIB financing in Hungary came to a total of EUR 702 million in 2017.
The total investment of the EIB Group (the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund) in Hungary in 2017 was EUR 772 million.
EIB project impact in Hungary
We are lending EUR 40 million to help the Hungarian railways to finance the purchase of new rolling stock and introduce safety improvements. This will help to provide higher quality railway services on the Austrian-Hungarian cross-border railway network along the strategic trans-European transport corridor.
ELI Network is a laser-based research facility based in Hungary. Watch the video and discover how the European Investment Bank, through InnovFin funding, has helped the facility bring new research opportunities to the international scientific community.
European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) in Hungary
The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) is an initiative to help overcome the current investment gap in the EU. It aims to mobilise EUR 500 billion by 2020.
Jointly launched by the EIB Group and the European Commission, it is the central pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe, aiming to boost jobs and GDP, improving the lives of people across Hungary.
EFSI key figures for Hungary (by January 2018)
- Number of transactions
- Approved EFSI financing
- Expected investment related to EFSI
EIB Investment Survey 2017 - Hungary
The annual EIB Group Survey on Investment and Investment Finance (EIBIS) is an EU-wide survey of some 12 300 firms that gathers information on investment activities by both SMEs and larger corporates, their financing requirements and the difficulties they face.
Click here to see the country overview of 2017 results for Hungary.
How to receive EIB support in Hungary:
- For large projects, contact us directly at head office or at our Budapest office.
- For smaller projects (generally less than EUR 25m) contact our local partners.