Соoperation with other Bilateral and European Institution

Export-Import Bank of China (EXIM)

Established in 1994, Export-Import Bank of China is a bank fully owned by the Chinese Government.  The Bank is seated in Beijing.  It has more than 20 business branch offices inside  China, one branch office in Paris, France and two representative offices, in fact the Representative Office for Southern and Eastern Africa and Saint Petersburg Representative Office.  Bank’s mission is to facilitate the export and import of Chinese mechanical and electronic products, offer new equipment and high-technology products.  Thus, the Bank assists the Chinese companies when concluding project implementation agreements, also promoting international economic cooperation and trade. For more information, please go to www.eximbank.gov.cn

Cooperation between the Republic of Macedonia and Export-Import Bank of China is based on implementation of the following projects: “Construction of Miladinovci – Stip Highway”, the total amount of which is US$ 278.4 million and “Construction of Kicevo-Ohrid Highway“, in the total amount of US$ 505.1 million.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentariea (BBVA)

Spanish Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) is a global financial group, offering its individual corporate clients wide range of financial and non-financial services.  BBVA Bank has been present on the Spanish market for more than 150 years, and it has extended its activities in South America, Mexico, the USA, China and Turkey. For more information, please go to www.bbva.com.

Instituto de Credit Oficial (ICO)

Instituto de Credit Oficial (ICO) from Spain was established in 1971 and it is a state-owned financial institution, supported by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Spain. For more information, please go to www.ico.es.

As regards cooperation with Spain, in May 2002, Republic of Macedonia, through ICO and BBVA, was extended a loan in the amount of EUR 9.8 million for “Lisice” Hydro-Melorative System. The loan was actually intended for construction of a dam with accompanying facilities.

Depfa Investment Bank Limited (Depfa Investment Bank Plc)

Depfa Bank Plc – Ireland is part of Hypo Real Estate Group from Germany. The group is identified as bank specialized in operations with real estate and public finance. It focuses most of its activities in Germany and Europe and, depending on a certain area, it is also active on other international markets.

Depfa Bank Plc was established pursuant to the Irish law, having a network of international subsidiaries and branch offices. Since October 2007, its capital is 100% owned by Hypo Real Estate Group from Germany. For more information, please go to www.depfa.com.

Republic of Macedonia and DEPFA Bank cooperate on HPP Sveta Petka Project, the total amount of which is EUR 57,437,621, EUR 41,037.62 out of which is credit from Depfa Bank Plc, Ireland (former Depfa Investment Bank Limited from Nicosia- Cyprus). The Project includes construction of 69-meter high arch dam , with all accompanying facilities and machine hall with adequate equipment and installed capacity of 36.4 MW.

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (former ARTIFIANCASSA S.p.A)

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Group (CDP) is an Italian National Promotional Institution, supporting the economy since 1850.

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti , parent company of CDP GROUP, is a joint-stock company owned by the Italian government with 80.1% shares, a broad group of bank foundations holding 18.4% and 1.5% in own shares.

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti participates in financing the Public Administration Sector, financing investments and promoting expansion of real estate, as well as financing social housing construction.

The group helps export businesses of all sizes with investment funds as long-term partner in the relevant Italian companies. For more information, please go to www.cdp.it.