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Record lending of EUR 450m to Georgia

The European Investment Bank has signed three loan agreements in Georgia: EUR 250m to finance new construction and upgrading of priority roads, EUR 100m for the rehabilitation and upgrading of municipal infrastructure and a EUR 100m intermediated loan to implement the projects of SMEs and midcap companies in the horticulture and wine sectors. The loans are covered by the European Union's comprehensive guarantee.


Investment Plan for Europe loan to boost El Corte Inglés’ digital business

The European Investment Bank has signed  a EUR 116m loan with El Corte Inglés, one of the world's leading department stores, to help the Spanish company implement its digital transformation project. The loan, guaranteed under the Investment Plan for Europe, will be used to expand the investment needed to provide the company’s customers with a new integrated online retail platform.


New agreements to foster smart and sustainable investment and combat climate change

The European Investment Bank and Belfius Bank have signed two key agreements to encourage corporate investment aiming to improve energy efficiency in Belgium and help public authorities and non-profit organisations to implement their smart and sustainable projects. These will be carried out in the energy, mobility, urban development, water, waste and e-government sectors, with a focus on the circular economy and climate change.


EU support for Tallinn Airport expansion

The European Investment Bank has signed a EUR 30 million loan agreement with Tallinn Airport to finance expansion and modernisation works. The project aims at improving environmental and safety performance, alleviating current congestion and accommodating future growth in traffic. The loan is guaranteed under the Investment plan for Europe of the Juncker Commission.




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