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Our impact in 2016: EIB’s results press conference

Our impact in 2016: EIB’s results press conference

  •  Date: 24 January 2017
     Time : 10.30
  •  Location:
    • Justus Lipsius building – Press Room,  Press Centre of the Council of the European Union 175, Rue de la Loi. B-1048
    • Brussels
    • Belgium

The President of the European Investment Bank, Werner Hoyer, presented our 2016 results and 2017 outlook at the EIB’s annual press conference. Highlights include:

  • The EIB Group is effectively attracting other investors: last year’s EUR 83.8bn financing supports a total investment of EUR 280bn.
  • The EIB Group delivered a record EUR 33bn in SME financing to the benefit of 300 000 smaller companies, which employ 4.4 million people.
  • Our operations under the Investment Plan for Europe are well on track, with projects approved in all EU countries and 52% of our target to mobilise EUR 315bn achieved.
  • We are determined to deliver USD 100bn of climate action finance over the next five years, the largest contribution of any multilateral institution.

“A truly European approach to investment is bearing fruit"
Werner Hoyer, President of the EIB

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EIB factsheets

  • Highlights 2016 [EN]
  • EIB Group in figures: countries overview 2016 [EN]
  • EFSI in 2016 [EN]


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