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
An advance copy, under embargo, of the EIB’s new Investment Report “Building a smart and green Europe in the COVID-19 era” can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. In asking to receive the report under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the publication time of Thursday 21 January at 14.00 CET.
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.
This virtual conference, organised in the context of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council, aims to exchange views on the health challenges triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and on the strategic investments needed to respond to the crisis bringing together the Czech, Portuguese and European perspectives.