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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Turkey
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2015-10-14
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Borrower or Client: Eregli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikalari T.A.S. and Iskenderum demir ve Çelik A.S.
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  • Energy
  • Technical Cooperation
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 17.15 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

Currency conversion note:
Bank reported EUR 15.00 million
Converted using 2015-10-14 exchange rate.

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Original disclosure @ EBRD website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-11
Disclosure Date: 2015-10-16
Erdemir Steel Energy Efficiency

Project Description
This project finances support to Eregli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikalari T.A.S. and Iskenderum demir ve Çelik A.S. to implement a series of energy efficiency measures at their production facilities located in Eregli, in the Black Sea region, and Iskenderun, in the country’s south east.
Investment Description
Eregli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikalari T.A.S. is the largest integrated steel producer in Turkey. With a total production of 8.5m tonnes of crude steel in 2014, Eregli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikalari T.A.S. accounted for approximately 25 per cent of Turkey's crude steel production. It was incorporated in Turkey in 1960 and runs steel production facilities in Eregli and Iskenderun. The subsidiary Iskenderum demir ve Çelik A.S. is 95.07 per cent owned by Eregli Demir ve Çelik Fabrikalari T.A.S.
Contact Information
Company Contact Erdemir Group Credit Department E-Mail: investorrelations@erdemir.com.tr Tel: +90-216-578 80 61 Website: www.erdemir.com.tr ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF EBRD The Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the PCM, it may assess compliance with EBRD's own policies and procedures to prevent harm to the environment or communities or it may assist you in resolving the problem that led to the complaint through a dialogue with those implementing the project. Additionally, the PCM has the authority to recommend a project be suspended in the event that harm is imminent. You can contact the PCM at pcm@ebrd.com or you can submit a complaint online using an online form, http://www.ebrd.com/eform/pcm/complaint_form?language=en. You can learn more about the PCM and how to file a complaint at http://www.ebrd.com/work-with-us/project-finance/project-complaint-mechanism.html.