Эта страница не доступна на русском языке.
To date, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has contributed more than €130 million in technical cooperation (TC) and investment grants to support EBRD operations. This has been channelled mainly towards Central Asia and the Western Balkans, priority areas for Swiss economic assistance, and via contributions to the Early Transition Countries (ETC) Fund, which Switzerland chaired in 2010.
Switzerland is a founding member of the EBRD, with a 2.28 per cent capital share and a representative on the Board of Directors.
|Donor funds||€130 million|
Swiss - EBRD investments
|Consultancy contracts in 2011||31|
To date, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has contributed more than €130 million in technical cooperation and investment grants to support EBRD operations. This has been channeled mainly towards Central Asia and the Western Balkans, priority areas for Swiss economic assistance. SECO has also contributed €4.53 million to the EBRD’s multi-donor Early Transition Countries (ETC) Fund.
Switzerland is an important source of foreign direct investment in the EBRD’s countries of operations. As of January 2012 the value of joint Switzerland-EBRD investment stood at €3.64 billion, of which the EBRD’s portion was €2.52 billion and Switzerland’s was €1.12 billion. Adding in further investment from other countries and sources, the total value of projects with Switzerland-EBRD involvement was €11.1 billion. The majority of these deals was in the private sector.
Consultancy services and procurement
In 2011 Swiss consultants were awarded 31 consultancy contracts with a total value of €5.09 million by the EBRD and its clients. These included 10 contracts totalling €107,850 for the Small Business Support (SBS) and two contracts for €28,076 by the Office of the General Counsel as outside counsel.
Cooperation with Swiss banks
The EBRD works closely with Swiss banks involved in the Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP), through which the EBRD guarantees the payment of trade finance instruments (such as letters of credit or payment guarantees) that are issued by banks in its countries of operations to foreign confirming banks.
Donor funding helps the EBRD to address challenges
Office of the Board Director for Switzerland, Ukraine, Liechtenstein, Turkmenistan, Serbia, Montenegro and Moldova
Werner Gruber, Director
Tel: +44 20 7338 6506
Fax: +44 20 7338 6063