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Countries:
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • China
Banks:
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Bank Risk Rating: B
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: 2015-12-18
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Borrower or Client: Beijing Enterprises Water Group
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors:
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
  • Water and Sanitation
Investment Amount (USD): $ 15.00 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): $ 15.00 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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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-01
BEIJING ENTERPRISES WATER GROUP LTD
FMO-45024

Project Description
FMO participates in an IFC arranged syndicated term facility for Beijing Enterprises Water Group LTD (BEWG), one of China's largest water companies with over 300 water treatment plants. The facility will be used to finance the construction of eight wastewater treatment plants and four water distribution facilities in China. The transaction fits well with FMOs strategy to stimulate a greener economy and foster inclusion of the poor. About 50 percent of the investment relates to wastewater treatment and the other 50 percent will be invested in water distribution facilities which will provide first-time access to high quality (potable) water in areas with a high concentration of low-income households (under USD 8 per day). Clean water will also indirectly contribute to Chinese economic development by increasing food safety and health standards.
Investment Description