Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal is to foster private sector development by supporting the emerging private bank sector in Azerbaijan, a transition economy, in which banking is still dominated by state-owned banks. The emerging private bank sector is critical in providing credit to private sector enterprise and such contributes to sustainable economic growth outside the oil sector and state-owned enterprise. By virtue of their small size and customer focus, the targeted banks provide mainly small and micro loans to ... Read More

Country Azerbaijan
Borrower/Equity Investment Name ACCESSBANK
Project Number 39930-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7229
Approval Date 30 Mar 2006
Closing Date 31 Aug 2007
Geographical Location Azerbaijan.
Sector Finance
Subsector Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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