Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


To provide financial assistance to Bank of Baku (BOB) for onlending that will allow it to expand its SME and microfinance loan portfolio. The increased availability of capital or funding to SMEs would contribute to private sector development and translate to sustainable economic growth in Azerbaijan. Read More

Country Azerbaijan
Borrower/Equity Investment Name BANK OF BAKU OPEN JSC BANK OF BAKU
Project Number 41915-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7258
Approval Date 01 Aug 2007
Closing Date 05 Feb 2008
Geographical Location Azerbaijan
Sector Finance
Subsector Banking Systems
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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