According to bank provided information, the funds will be used to finance BCI's pipeline of infrastructure projects which are in need of long-term USD funding, which is very scarce at the moment. These projects have strong linkages to other economic sectors, therefore boosting employment creation. Moreover, our facility improves the bank's maturity profile.
Incorporated in 1996, Banco Comercial e de Investimentos ("BCI") is the largest bank in Mozambique. The bank provides a wide range of corporate, retail and commercial banking services to >1.5mln clients through a network of over 193 branches and outlets. The main shareholders are Portuguese banks Caixa Geral de Depositos (CGD) and Banco Portugues de Investimento (BPI).
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF FMO
Communities who believe they will be negatively affected by a project funded by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) may be able to file a complaint with the Independent Complaints Mechanism, which is the joint independent accountability mechanism of the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and the German Investment Corporation (KfW) . A complaint can be filed in writing, by email, post, or online. The complaint can be filed in English or any other language of the complainant. The Independent Complaints Mechanism is comprised of a three-member Independent Expert Panel and it can provide either problem-solving, compliance review or both, in either order. Additional information about this accountability mechanism, including a guide and template for filing a complaint, can be found at: https://www.fmo.nl/independent-complaints-mechanism