The EIB Group’s Annual Press Conference took place on 20 January 2021 with President Werner Hoyer. Watch the livestream of the conference and the Q&A session below.
The EIB President, Werner Hoyer, presented 2020 results and 2021 outlook at the EIB’s annual press conference.
2020 highlights include*:
Total EIB Group (European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund) financing signed was €76.8 billion, of which €66.6 billion was in the EU and €10.2 billionoutside the EU.
Total EIB financing: €66.09 billion signed
Total EIF financing: €12.87 billion signed
Total investment supported: €270 billion
Green financing (climate action and environmental sustainability financing by the EIB): 40% of total financing
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2020 EIB key figures by priority*
*All figures are unaudited and provisional. All figures are for the EIB Group unless otherwise specified. The EIB Group total financing figure excludes a small overlap due to joint engagements of the EIB and the EIF.
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The Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, civil society, media and academics to discuss issues around global economy, international development and the world's financial markets in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Central Bank of Hungary and the European Investment Bank are hosting the webinar ‘Investment and Investment Finance in Hungary’.
The pandemic has severely impacted investment activity in Hungary. Firms have to cope with substantial revenue losses which affected their investment strategies. We will discuss with experts and policy makers the challenges ahead, investment needs and priorities with a special focus on digitalization and a green recovery.