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Countries:
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  • Belarus
Banks:
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Pipeline
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-08-05
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Borrower or Client: Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus
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  • Finance
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 60.00 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): $ 60.00 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-08-22
Disclosure Date: 2015-09-15
Belarus Competitiveness Enhancement Project
WB-P152276

Project Description
This project finances improvements in the access to finance for private micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises via a line of credit, as well as enhancements in the governance and the institutional capacity of the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus.
Investment Description
The Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus is a specialized financial institution founded by the Council of Ministers and the National Bank of the Republic Belarus.
Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Johanna Jaeger Title: Sr Financial Sector Spec. Tel: 458-9782 Email: jjaeger@worldbank.org PHWB Contact: Karen Grigorian Title: Senior Private Sector Speciali Tel: 458-7451 Email: kgrigorian@worldbank.org PHWB Contact: Johanna Jaeger Title: Sr Financial Sector Spec. Tel: 458-9782 Email: jjaeger@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus Contact: Artem Koptev Title: Head of Financial Institutions Tel: 80172391128 Email: koptev.a@brrb.by Implementing Agencies Name: Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus Contact: Artem Koptev Title: Head of Financial Institutions Tel: 80172391128 Email: koptev.a@brrb.by ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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