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$200 million financed by European Bank. Energy and infrastructure projects are targeted. News from Lebanon


The investments made by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will reach more than $100 million in its first year of operation in Lebanon, according to Alain Pilloux, EBRD’s Vice President for Banking. The bank plans to double ….
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Government plans $700 million bond issue. Move to unlock $4 billion in funding for infrastructure. News from Lebanon


The government plans to issue within one month special bonds on the local market in order to raise $700 million, said Nadim Munla, senior adviser to the Prime Minister.

This move will help the State unlock additional funding of $4 billion for….
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€80 million BDL-subsidized energy loans at zero interest. Financing scheme by EIB and AFD through local banks


The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Agence Française de Developpement (AFD) will provide a financing facility of €80 million ($95.8 million) through local banks to finance energy projects.

The interest rate paid by the borrowers wil….
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EIB offers $303 million in credit lines to four banks. Funds target SMEs and mid-cap companies


The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted credit lines to four local banks with a combined value of 265 million euros ($303 million). The funds will be used to finance small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-cap companies.

The benefi….
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Renewable energy to get financing support. EU, EIB, AFD to provide funds and technical assistance


The Central Bank (BDL) will launch early next year an €80 million credit line for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

The credit line is funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Agence Française de Développ….
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