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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Uzbekistan
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: FI
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Board Decision Date: 2016-06-30
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Borrower or Client: Ministry of Finance, Uzbekistan
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The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
  • Finance
  • Technical Cooperation
Investment Type(s): Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD): $ 100.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 133.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-11
Disclosure Date: 2016-09-27
Small Business Finance Project

Project Description
This project provides financing to support participating financial institutions to provide loans to small businesses. The technical assistance portion of this project will help these institutions strengthen credit underwriting to improve rural outreach, and enhance financial literacy of their small business clients.
Investment Description
Project agreements have been made with HamkorBank, Davr Bank, Ipak Yuli, and UzbekLeasing International Company. The ADB is providing a loan as well as Technical Assistance.
Contact Information
Ministry of Finance 5 Mustaqiliik Square Tashkent 100008 Republic of Uzbekistan ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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