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Uzbekistan may become a shareholder of the EDB in 2022

03.12.2021 95 просмотров

Already in 2022, Uzbekistan may become a member of the EDB shareholder countries.

The process of Uzbekistan joining the shareholder countries of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) can be completed in 2022, the head of the EDB Nikolai Podguzov told reporters on the sidelines of the Eurasian Congress.

members, there have been a number of potential expansions of the bank in recent years due to new shareholders, but at the moment we have one application on the agenda - this is Uzbekistan. We have begun consultations with the permission of the bank's shareholders, and I am sure that we will be able to complete them next year and accept Uzbekistan into the EDB,” he said.

Nikolai Podguzovspecified that the EDB in Uzbekistan may also be opened next year.

At the end of the summer, it was reported that the government of Uzbekistan informed the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) of its readiness to hold official consultations on the issue of joining the bank, in this direction the parties are conducting a joint job.

About the bank

The Eurasian Development Bank is an international financial organization that carries out investment activities in the Eurasian space. For 15 years, the EDB has been promoting the strengthening and expansion of economic ties, as well as the comprehensive development of the participating countries: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. The declared capital of the EDB is $7 billion. The main share in the EDB portfolio is occupied by projects with an integration effect in the areas of transport infrastructure, digital systems, green energy, agriculture, industry and engineering.

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