Vladislav Kulinich heads a dairy plant in central Ukraine. For years, he has tried to expand his business into foreign markets. But his company, Zolotoniska dairy, was routinely blocked from these new markets, because Ukraine's food safety regulation
When Mona Erian decided to set up a small business producing handmade soaps in Egypt, she struggled to get financing. A pharmacist by profession, she decided to create a line of natural products after her young daughter suffered an adverse reaction t
Authenticating legal documents in Tajikistan has always been a lengthy and burdensome procedure. Empowering an attorney to sign security agreements as part of a deal with foreign investors, for instance, can take three weeks
Our priorities in EMENA are to reach more of the region's poor and vulnerable, create jobs, increase access to infrastructure, expand access to finance, support agricultural development, and tackle climate change.
We committed $6.9 billion to 179 projects in fiscal year 2014, representing nearly a third of IFC’s worldwide commitments
We delivered important advisory services in several areas, including microfinance, financial infrastructure, corporate governance, investment climate, food safety, and energy and resource efficiency.
IFC in Europe and Central Asia
In fiscal year 2014 (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014), IFC commitments totaled $4.7 billion in 117 projects, including $1.2 billion in funds mobilized from our partners.
In fiscal year 2014 (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014), IFC committed $2.2 billion, including $509 million mobilized from other investors, and an advisory program worth a total of $105 million spread over 96 projects.