EBRD: record year for 2015 investments of which €2.3 billion in the Mediterranean

January 21, 2016
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The Chair of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sir Suma Chakrabarti participates as of Wednesday in three-day long discussions at the World Economic Forum which will primarily focus on investment opportunities in areas covered by EBRD and on the Bank’s response to persisting economic challenges.

In a statement, the Chair says he will report on a record year for EBRD investments (€9.4 billion in 2015) and on the bank’s solid portfolio of projects.
EBRD states on its website that by November 2015, it invested about €2.3 billion in more than 80 projects in the SEMED area (southern and eastern Mediterranean countries) in addition to €82 million for technical assistance funded by EBRD donors and shareholders.
According to the same source, the first investments made in Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia and Morocco were authorized in September 2012.  

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia