• Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Apr 30, 2020
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JSICB Ipak Yuli Bank (“IYB”)
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ FMO website

Updated in EWS Jul 15, 2020

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Project Description

Under this project FMO provided the loan to JSICB Ipak Yuli Bank (“IYB”) in Uzbekistan. This 2-year loan will be fully used to finance a combination of women, youth, agriculture Micro and SME customers of IYB, which contribute to FMO's Reducing Inequalities target.


 The loan supports women and young (agricultural) MSME entrepreneurs, with access to finance. Furthermore, this loan provides IYB with stable medium term funding, which indirectly contributes to supporting job creation, job maintenance and economic growth.

Environmental and social rationale

The project has been categorized as Category C in accordance with FMO’s Sustainability Policy. The Project’s activities are deemed to have minimal or no adverse environmental and social risks and/or impacts.

Investment Description
  • Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)
Private Actors

JSICB Ipak Yuli Bank (“IYB”) is a mid-sized universal bank in Uzbekistan with focus on Micro, Small and Medium sized enterprises.

Contact Information

FMO has implemented an Independent Complaints Mechanism which allows external parties to file a complaint concerning projects financed by FMO.https://www.fmo.nl/independent-complaints-mechanism

Contact information:

JSICB Ipak Yuli Bank (“IYB”)