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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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22 Mar 2017BSTDB President participates in the China-OIC Forum in Beijing
08 Mar 2017BSTDB and Global Infrastructure Hub Join Forces to Boost Infrastructure Projects
03 Feb 2017BSTDB Cooperates with TRANSKAPITALBANK to Contribute to the SME Sector Development in Russia
14 Dec 2016BSTDB Wins the “Best Regional Development Bank” Global Award 2016
13 Dec 2016BSTDB President Speaks at the Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of BSEC Member States
05 Dec 2016BSTDB Expands Financing of the SME Sector Development in Armenia
18 Nov 2016BSTDB and BSEC Will Jointly Use Project Preparation Facility Provided by Russia
18 Nov 2016BSTDB Steps Up Support for Small Businesses in Albania
15 Nov 2016BSTDB Buys Bulgarian Energo-Pro Varna Bond to Help Energy Infrastructure Development in the Country
18 Oct 2016BSTDB Extends EUR 15 million Loan to a Greek Marble Processing Company