Tag Archives: Sir Suma Chakrabarti

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti to outline bank’s climate finance goals at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings

Climate funding takes 45 per cent share of total investment so far in 2017 LONDON, 11-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, will outline the Bank’s rapid progress towards meeting ambitious … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti met with Finland’s Minister of Finance Petteri Orpo

President Chakrabarti visits Helsinki for talks with government and businesses LONDON, 04-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti has used a visit to Helsinki to express the Bank’s gratitude for the support it enjoys from Finland and to appeal to the … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti praised Ukraine’s progress in the reform process in recent years

Investment climate and anti-corruption efforts discussed at high-level meetings LONDON, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti concluded a visit to Ukraine on Friday afternoon after meetings with the country’s President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groyssman and a speech at the … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti initiates high level discussions with private philanthropic organisations in United States

Sir Suma Chakrabarti has meetings in Washington and New York LONDON, 12-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, has concluded a visit to the United States to initiate high level discussions … Read the full press release

EBRD celebrates its 25th birthday this month

The EBRD at 25: building private sector-led economies to strengthen economies and societies LONDON, 11-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come,” is a quote commonly attributed to the French writer Victor Hugo. … Read the full press release

EBRD will help National Bank of Greece to scale up its trade finance activities

Facility will help National Bank of Greece scale up trade finance LONDON, 04-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the expansion of international trade with a facility to National Bank of Greece under the … Read the full press release

EBRD announces the appointment of Mariam Megvinetukhutsesi as Head of Secretariat of the Investors Council of Georgia

LONDON, 14-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Head of Secretariat of the Investors Council of Georgia. Following a competitive selection process, and on the unanimous recommendation from … Read the full press release

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) the focus of a two-day global meeting at the London Headquarters of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Leaders from public, private sectors and multilateral development banks gather for PPP Days 2015 LONDON, 19-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are the focus of a two-day global meeting which started today at the London Headquarters of the European … Read the full press release

EBRD president Sir Suma Chakrabarti and His Majesty King Abdullah held discussions in Jordan about economic support for the Hashemite Kingdom

LONDON, 22-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, was received in Jordan today by His Majesty King Abdullah and held discussions about the EBRD’s support for the economy of … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti is in Taipei to further strengthen the growing EBRD-Taiwanese cooperation and sign MoU with Eximbank

LONDON, 19-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti is visiting Taipei on 18 and 19 March where he is meeting the President Ma Ying-jeou, Minister of Foreign Affairs David L. Y. Lin, President and CEO of the Taiwan External Trade … Read the full press release

EBRD launches integrated approach to modernise municipal infrastructure facilities in Kyzylorda, southern Kazakhstan

EBRD and three municipal infrastructure companies in Kazakhstan launch investment programmes to ensure sustainable development  LONDON, 19-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching an integrated approach to modernise municipal infrastructure facilities in Kyzylorda, … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti pledged to help deal with devastating floods in Serbia

Belgrade, 22-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti has pledged the Bank’s support to help deal with devastating floods in Serbia as part of a wider response to the disaster that extends to all affected countries. In a meeting with Serbian Prime … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti visits New Zealand and Australia for high-level political and business meetings

Underscores drive to seek new investment sources for emerging economies LONDON, 3-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti travels to New Zealand and Australia in the first week of March for high-level political and business meetings aimed at strengthening the Bank’s links … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti discussed Asian investments in EBRD regions with senior Singapore business executives

Sir Suma Chakrabarti discusses opportunities at Global Conversation hosted by International Enterprise Singapore 23-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti discussed the opportunities of investing in the EBRD regions with senior Singapore business executives at a conference in Singapore today. … Read the full press release

EBRD and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed Memorandum of Understanding to deepen strategic partnership

23-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — IE Global Conversation with Sir Suma Chakrabarti: The EBRD’s medium to long-term outlook for emerging countries in Europe and central Asia remains positive The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) medium to long-term outlook for emerging countries … Read the full press release

EBRD approved its 2013-2016 strategy for Mongolia looking to increase investments in non-natural resource sectors

The Bank will focus on sustainable mining but also support development of infrastructure, financial institutions and SMEs. 27-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), having approved its 2013-2016 strategy for operations in Mongolia, is aiming to diversify … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti on his first official visit to Georgia

16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, makes his first official visit to Georgia on 16 July, during a tour of South Caucasus countries. During the three-day visit Sir Suma … Read the full press release

EBRD launched €75M Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Financing Facility II (WeBSEFF II)

Raiffeisen Bank BiH becomes first borrower under new facility 4-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching the €75 million Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Financing Facility II (WeBSEFF II) to improve energy supply in the … Read the full press release

EBRD president Sir Suma Chakrabarti met with Russian president Vladimir Putin over dinner organised by Russian Direct Investment Fund

26-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Sir Suma Chakrabarti, the EBRD president, has attended a dinner organised by the Russian Direct Investment Fund and hosted by President Putin in St Petersburg. Sir Suma used the occasion to urge further investment in Russia’s … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti visited Romania and met with Romanian President Traian Basescu

New SME credit helps small firms gain access to finance 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD reached out to small Romanian companies on Monday during a week when EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti’s first visit to the country underscored the Bank’s … Read the full press release

Kazakh disposable medical supplies company receives help from EBRD’s Small Business Support

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s the simple things in life which can most radically improve patient care, as Juldyz Kenan, a Kazakh firm which works with the EBRD’s Small Business Support programme, can testify.  Juldyz Kenan manufactures quality disposable plastic medical supplies, such … Read the full press release

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti: There are still good reasons to engage with and invest in Russia

Bank President highlights major investment opportunities 1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti on Monday urged foreign investors to engage in Russia, despite the challenges in the country and its sometimes uneasy relations with foreign partners. He highlighted the … Read the full press release