The FINANCIAL — The European Investment Bank (EIB) welcomed a delegation of the Republic of Serbia at the EIB headquarters in Luxembourg on Monday 16 May.
The EIB was represented by Dario Scannapieco, Vice President responsible for operations in the Western Balkans; the Republic of Serbia by the Deputy Prime Minister Bozidar Djelic, the Minister of Economy and Regional Development Nebojsa Ciric and by the Governor of the National Bank of Serbia Dejan Soskic. In the discussion prior to the signature ceremony, Vice President Scannapieco covered with the Serbian Ministers and the Governor all the main issues concerning the EIB activity in Serbia aimed at helping the country on its path towards the European Union integration.
On the same occasion, the following loans for a total of EUR 650 million were signed:
- a EUR 150 million loan for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and Mid-Caps;
- a EUR 500 million loan for the investment program carried on by Fiat Auto Serbia.