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The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB), an international financial institution with headquarters in Thessaloniki, Greece, was established by Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine. BSTDB started operations in June 1999 and has authorized capital of €3.45 billion. The Bank supports economic development and regional cooperation in the Black Sea Region through trade and project finance lending, guarantees, and equity participation in private enterprises and public entities in the member countries.   BSTDB is rated A-/A-2 by Standard & Poor’s, and A2/P1 by Moody's.

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25 May 2016Greece Will Host the BSTDB 2016 Annual Meeting Events
19 May 2016The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) Ink an Agreement to Boost Regional Trade and Investments
10 May 2016BSTDB Joins Forces with the Development Bank of Austria to Increase Financing for the Black Sea Region
04 May 2016BSTDB signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bank of China
29 Apr 2016BSTDB and IIB Help Greek Dairy Producer to Expand in the Region
28 Apr 2016BSTDB Issues Debut Benchmark USD 500 Million Bond
27 Apr 2016BSTDB Expands Cooperation with İş Leasing to Finance SMEs in Turkey
08 Apr 2016BSTDB participates in the 10th Annual Corporate Governance Conference
10 Mar 2016Shah Deniz infrastructure project, co-financed by BSTDB, awarded “Deal of 2015”
23 Feb 2016BSTDB in a Public-Private Partnership Scheme to Support Turkey’s Health Care Sector