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04 January 2017
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IFC finances renewable energy projects in Brazil

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is providing $175 million in financing to Banco ABC Brasil in support of projects which will help mitigate the effects of...

04 January 2017
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ECA

JBIC, SMBC boost Asian infrastructure financing

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) are uniting to help boost financing for infrastructure projects in...

31 October 2016
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MFI/DFI

FMO supports agricultural input financing in Paraguay

Dutch development bank FMO has provided a $10 million medium-term facility to finance Agrofértil’s structural working capital needs and increase its...

21 October 2016
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MFI/DFI

Africa's economy to rebound in 2017, says ADB

Africa's economic growth is expected to dip this year before rebounding in 2017 to remain the world's second fastest growing region after east Asia, the...

12 September 2016
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MFI/DFI

EBRD covers Poland's Arctic paper €30m loan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing the Polish papaer producer Artic Paper with a €30m loan to finance investment in energy...

08 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

IFC provides funding for Panama LNG project

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has completed a $150 million financing package for the construction and operation of Central America's first integrated...

05 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

World Bank criticised over changes to lending rules

The World Bank has been accused of betraying vulnerable populations in the world's poorest countries amid huge changes to the social and environmental rules that...

05 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

EBRD agrees loan for solar plant in Jordan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed a $39.2 million senior secured loan to solar energy developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures to...

05 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

ITFC launches programme to boost Indonesian coffee exports

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has joined forces with the Indonesian Coffee Exporters and Industries Association to transform the...

05 August 2016
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MFI/DFI, Market moves

Takehiko Nakao re-elected as ADB president

Takehiko Nakao has been unanimously re-elected as president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by its board of governors. He will serve a further five years from...

04 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

FMO, Rabobank, Norfund unite to boost growth in Africa

FMO, Norfund and Rabobank have joined forces to form Arise - a company to reaffirm their commitment to development in Africa. The partners hold stakes in several...

04 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

AFD boosts renewable energy in Kenya

The Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has agreed a €33 million financing deal to support the installation of solar photovoltaic units and wind turbines in...

04 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

Fitch affirms ADB at AAA

The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) long-term foreign and local currency default ratings have been affirmed at AAA with a stable outlook by Fitch.

03 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

Egypt seeks $12bn IMF funding

Egypt is seeking $12 billion funding over three years from the IMF - but Fitch Ratings says implementation risks are high and the country will continue to face several...

02 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

KDB agrees loan with Canadian tungsten group

The Korea Development Bank (KDB) has agreed a letter of commitment for a six-year CAD $57.9 million loan with Canadian tungsten group Almonty Industries for the build...

01 August 2016
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MFI/DFI

IFC commits up to $200 million to Emerging Asia Fund

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has committed up to $200 million to the IFC Emerging Asia Fund (EAF), which this week reached a first close. IFC is joined by...

29 July 2016
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MFI/DFI

FMO successfully issues Zambian Kwacha bond

FMO has issued its inaugural offshore Zambian Kwacha bond, which fits FMO's stategy to promote local currency business.

29 July 2016
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MFI/DFI

Chinese banks face assest-quality risks due to rapid growth

The rapid pace of growth in Chinese bank leverage since 2008, which has contributed to economic imbalances and decreasing credit efficiency, poses significant...

06 July 2016
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MFI/DFI

EBRD increases support for Greek oil and gas group

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its support for Greek's Energean Oil & Gas with an additional $20 million loan. The...

05 July 2016
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MFI/DFI

BNDES approves loan for wind projects

BNDES, Brazil's state development bank, has approved a $109 million loan to support the development of four wind farms in Ceara state, in the north-east of the...