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EBRD commits €333 million to support infrastructure upgrades in Uzbekistan

EBRD signs first infrastructure projects in Uzbekistan for almost a decade €333 million investment to finance water and power supply and district heating projects Capital city Tashkent and three regions will implement priority investment programmes Following the adoption of a new country strategy for Uzbekistan, the EBRD is providing funds for the development of sustainable […]

EBRD approves new strategy for Uzbekistan

Enhancing competitiveness by strengthening the private sector Promoting of green energy and efficient use of resources Supporting increased regional and international cooperation and integration The EBRD Board of Directors has approved a new strategy for Uzbekistan which sets out the Bank’s priorities in the country for the next five years. The strategy reflects recent changes in the country’s political […]

EBRD lends €10m to FYR Macedonia to improve European transport corridor

€10m senior loan supports development of a section of road Corridor VIII 13-km road section will improve regional connectivity with EU member Bulgaria  WBIF investment fund to support project is expected to be approved by year-end The EBRD is financing the modernisation of the road network in FYR Macedonia to help improve the country’s transport infrastructure and boost the […]

Smart grid development in Bosnia and Herzegovina

EBRD provides €15 million for smart grid development Fund financed by TaiwanICDF to contribute Population and businesses will benefit from more reliable power and improved energy efficiency People and businesses in the Republika Srpska, one of the two entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, will benefit from a more reliable power supply and improved energy efficiency […]

EBRD €180 million loan for Corridor Vc

EBRD provides €180 million loan for Corridor Vc Two tranches will finance further construction of key road project Corridor will connect Bosnia and Herzegovina with European markets The people of Bosnia and Herzegovina will make a further step towards EU markets with the construction of new sections of Corridor Vc, the country’s main infrastructure project which will strengthen its […]

EBRD supports public infrastructure development in Tajikistan

Modern road interchange opened in Dushanbe Tajik President attends ceremony New road part of wider regional investment project The population of the Tajik capital Dushanbe will benefit from short travel times and state-of-the-art transport solutions following the opening of a new modern road interchange. With a population of over 800,000, Dushanbe is the largest municipality […]

EBRD promotes efficient water management in Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic

Tajikistan is one of the countries most exposed to climate change Better water management to strengthen resilience EBRD has invested over US$ 100 million in water projects in Tajikistan Stepping up its effort to support the responsible use of water, the EBRD is to prepare a policy brief for the efficient and effective development of […]

EBRD supports modernisation of private bus operator in Azerbaijan

EBRD loan of up to €6 million (in Azeri manat equivalent) to Khaliq Faiqoglu LLC, a privately-owned passenger bus operator in the capital of Azerbaijan 35 new low-floor diesel buses will be procured Annual reduction of 2,853 tonnes of CO2 will be achieved The EBRD is improving public transport in the capital of Azerbaijan by supporting the acquisition […]

EBRD supports renewal of public transport in Ukraine

Senior EBRD loan of up to €13 million for up to 72 low-floor trolleybuses for Mariupol €2 million loan from Clean Technology Fund and €3 million grant from E5P Mariupol is the second-largest municipality in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine The EBRD is supporting the modernisation of public transport in Ukraine with a loan of up […]

World Bank Investments Help to Reconnect Central Asia

Dushanbe, June 27, 2018 – Residents of Sughd Oblast and other parts of Tajikistan will have greater access to foreign markets, while new trade and job opportunities will boost development of the private sector, thanks to major improvements to road sections in the Fergana Valley, which links Tajikistan to neighboring Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. Several […]





Centre for Developing Markets (Centre) was set up as a coordination hub that supports and facilitates business opportunities in early market-oriented economies and emerging markets. In cooperation with international financial institutions the Centre actively promotes integration of the Czech engineers, consultants and suppliers into the international business environment during preparation and implementation phases of infrastructure projects across developing markets.


  • Czech consultants and suppliers will successfully pursue and implement infrastructure projects financed by international financial institutions across developing markets, and
  • ARI will act as a partner across selected developing markets towards governmental and international financial institutions as well as developing agencies in the infrastructure sector


The Centre focuses on achieving the following objectives:

  • Support Czech Republic’s entry into the Asian Development Bank (ADB).


  • Monitoring of strategic plans and projects prepared by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the World Bank (WB), the European Commission (EC), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
  • Searching and identification of market opportunities in Eastern Europe, Baltics, Balkans, Caucasus and Central Asia.
  • Organisation for ARI members and clients networking and matchmaking events with representatives of development banks, governmental delegations from developing countries, potential contracting authorities and suppliers.
  • Assistance with searching for local partners across developing markets.
  • Sharing know-how while preparing competitive bids and expression of interests.
  • Providing information on the legal, commercial and political environment of developing countries.
  • Organisation of regular coordination meetings among members and representatives of international institutions.


The Association represents more than 50 companies, institutions, embassies and chambers of commerce – established to seek mutual support and jointly contribute to achieve the sustainable development of public infrastructure in the Czech Republic and a qualitative growth of the supplier sector by strengthening its know-how and social responsibility.

The Association is accepting applications from companies interested to support and even participate in expert discussions and preparation of conceptual changes in the Czech infrastructure sector.