Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness

Our investments in industry, commerce and agribusiness (ICA) promote sustainable growth by developing a strong private corporate sector. We use loans, bonds, equity investments, participation in equity funds, policy dialogue and donor-funded technical assistance to support our clients. In 2014 ICA accounted for 36 per cent of the number of EBRD operations.

€2.3 billion

invested in ICA

26 per cent

of annual Bank investment

32

transactions in the manufacturing and services sector for

€10 million

or less


136 projects



  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness

    TURKEYRECYCLING AND SAVING ENERGY

    As part of wider efforts to promote the sustainable use of resources, we are supporting an investment in energy efficiency and glass recycling by Turkey’s Şişecam Group, one of the world’s leading glassware manufacturers.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness

    SERBIACERTIFYING FOOD QUALITY

    A €30 million loan will boost the competitiveness of Nectar, the leading juice producer in the Western Balkans. The funding will also support the firm and its subsidiary as the group develops origin-based labels for the certification of fresh fruit products.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness
    Animal welfare

    UKRAINEIMPROVING ANIMAL WELFARE

    We are committing more resources to support agriculture, an important sector for the Ukrainian economy. The investment will allow pig-farming company Nyva to become a national benchmark for animal welfare and environmental standards.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness
    Bumper Harvest

    TUNISIAEXPANDING OLIVE PRODUCTION

    The FAO and EBRD have joined forces to expand Tunisia’s olive sector. The priorities are to boost productivity, initiate policy dialogue, introduce new technology and help producers raise awareness of their products.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness
    KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY

    TURKEYDEVELOPING THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY

    Turkish electronic goods manufacturer Vestel Elektronik is investing in research for the development of energy-efficient smart TV sets and light-emitting diode (LED) products, with the help of EBRD financing.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness

    CROATIAINVESTING IN TOURISM

    An investment in the nautical tourism sector will upgrade and expand infrastructure, bringing it up to international standards. The project will also seek to provide training and employment opportunities for young people.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness

    KYRGYZ REPUBLICSTRENGTHENING SMALL BUSINESS

    A small firm based in the southern Kyrgyz Republic is upgrading its ore-processing facilities with a loan through the EBRD’s Medium-Sized Co-Financing Facility. The company can now ensure a continuous supply of raw material to the plant.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness
    Semed technology

    SEMEDFOSTERING THE TECH SECTOR

    The appeal of the Western Balkans to world-class private equity players was illustrated by an investment in SBB/Telemach. The project is expected to increase competition in the regional telecommunications sector.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness
    Morocco Tourism

    MOROCCODRIVING THE TOURIST SECTOR

    Tourism is the top provider of foreign currency in Morocco and the second-largest creator of jobs in the country. A recent EBRD investment will support the development of the sector through the construction and operation of up to four hotels.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness

    CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPECATALYSING INNOVATION

    The ICT sector is vital for successful economic transition. We are joining forces with partners to support the market expansion of a mobile virtual network operator, enabling the roll-out of mobile broadband products that are unique and affordable.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness
    Global investment in telecoms

    REGIONALPROMOTING COMPETITION IN TELECOMS

    The appeal of the Western Balkans to world-class private equity players was illustrated by an investment in SBB/Telemach. The project is expected to increase competition in the regional telecommunications sector.

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  • Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness

    EgyptHELPING YOUNG JOB SEEKERS

    Through an investment in a retail and entertainment centre in Cairo, we are helping to address the skills gap among young Egyptian job seekers while boosting retail infrastructure.

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