About Us

Eurasian Development Bank (EDB)

The EDB is a multilateral development bank with a charter capital of US $7 billion and the mission to promote economic growth in its member states, expand their trade and other economic ties and foster Eurasian integration through investment.

Bank profile – Eurasian Development Bank

The EDB plays the unique role of a regional development partner in the countries where it operates, with a focus on projects that have a significant integration effect and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals of its member economies. The key sources of funding for the EDB’s lending and investment activities are long-term borrowings in capital markets and its own resources.

Key strategic objectives


Strengthening the EDB’s unique integration role


Implementing key investment mega-projects


Enhancing operations in the countries of the EDB’s minority shareholders


Promoting digital transformation in the region


Consolidating investment resources in the region where the Bank operates


Applying a comprehensive approach to securing the resource base for the EDB


Promoting the UN Sustainable Development Goals and ESG approaches in the Bank’s corporate governance

Our Strategy for 2022–2026

Investment portfolio

As of February 2024

Investment portfolio, US $ billion

Current investment portfolio by country (%)

EDB adheres to the highest environmental standards and invests in projects that meet its environmental criteria.
Agroindustrial sector
Chemical sector
Other sectors
Other infrastructure
Financial sector
Mechanical engineering

The EDB as an international organisation

The EDB’s mission is to promote the development of the market economy in its member states, their sustainable economic growth and the expansion of trade and other economic ties through investment.

  • International legal status;
  • Rights of a legal entity on the territory of its member states;
  • Special legal status affording the following privileges and benefits in the Bank’s member states:
    • Property and judicial immunity;
    • Tax and customs exemptions;
    • Protection from some of the costs and risks resulting from changes in legislation and bank regulation in its member states.

The EDB operates in the countries with whose governments it has concluded agreements that establish the terms and conditions of its operations in such countries and where such agreements have come into legal force and effect.

The EDB as an observer

The EDB holds observer status at:

Eurasian group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (EAG)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Development Board
United Nations General Assembly

Supporting institution

The EDB as a member of international organisations

The EDB is a member of:

  • Eurasian Fund for Stabilisation and Development (EFSD). The EDB is;
  • the Manager of the Fund’s Resources amounting to US $8.513 billion;
  • Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE);
  • Multilateral Financial Institutions’ Working Group on Environmental and Social Standards;
  • World Economic Forum (WEF);
  • International Capital Market Association (ICMA);
  • International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA);
  • Expert Group for the Development of PPP Mechanisms within the EAEU at the EEC Advisory Committee on Entrepreneurship;
  • Global infrastructure Facility (GIF) Advisoty Council;
  • Global infrastructure Connectivity (GICA).


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