Australia is a founding member of the EBRD with an 1 per cent share.
Australia does not receive EBRD funding, but we encourage companies from Australia to apply for procurement and consultancy opportunities associated with our projects. Australian banks also participate in the EBRD Trade Facilitation Programme as confirming banks.
Australia is a contributor to the SEMED MDA; they joined in 2012 with a contribution of €500,000.
Australia and the EBRD: at a glance
€500,000 in donor funds supporting EBRD operations.
1% capital share
€1 billion joint Australian-EBRD investment
The value of joint Australian-EBRD investment stood at €1 billion as of end of January 2020. EBRD finance accounted for €601 million, and Australian investment accounted for €411 million.
The joint investment has been important across the EBRD’s region in various countries such as Mongolia and the Slovak Republic. Broken down by industry, the joint investment has been in the following sectors: industry, commerce and agribusiness, sustainable infrastructure and financial institutions.
From 2015 to December 2019, entities from Australia participated in two tenders under our public sector projects worth € 3.3 million.