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EIB supports Hydrobru’s 2015-2019 operational plan with EUR 250m loan

Hydrobru will renovate 125km of sewers and double the capacity of storm drains in the Brussels region over the next five years under its new operational programme. In total, EUR 500m will be invested for these works, which are essential for Brussels and its inhabitants. The combination of EIB financing with support from the regional municipality ensures that the investment will place minimal financial burden on citizens.


How to revitalise finance for SMEs in Europe

This EIB and IMF organised high-level workshop on 23rd October debated how to revitalise finance for SMEs in Europe in the wake of the crisis, to ensure that credit  provision by an impaired banking sector does not become a constraint on recovery. Policy proposals focused on distressed assets and securitisation.


First private sector loan to Ukraine

The EIB provided its first private sector loan in Ukraine to LLC FIRMA ASTARTA-Kiev, a leading agroindustrial producer. The loan will help improve the resource efficiency of the country’s agri-food sector and contribute to food security and self-sufficiency. It also aims to support economic development in the country and generate employment, particularly in rural areas.


EIB invests to upgrade Liberia’s main airport

An EIB loan of EUR 19.6m will help finance urgent works to improve runway drainage and runway lighting at Roberts International Airport, outside the Liberian capital of Monrovia. The deal was agreed on 10 October, and the completed upgrades will allow the airport to comply with international civil aviation standards, which is essential for the country’s development.

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