Sector Development, Competitiveness and Value Chain Diagnostics in SEMED (EBRD-9742)

Countries
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Morocco
  • Tunisia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
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.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Industry and Trade
  • Technical Cooperation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
When disclosed, the bank did not provide this value. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Dec 19, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 14, 2018


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Project Description

According to bank provided information, the Value Chains Competitiveness Programme aims at enhancing competitiveness of small and medium enterprises ("SMEs") in the Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness sector ("ICA", corporate sector) in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region ("SEMED"). The Programme is financed by the European Union Neighbourhood Investment Facility ("EU NIF"). Under the Programme, support is allocated to Sector Development, Competiveness and Value Chain Diagnostics. Through its engagement in SEMED, the EBRD has identified that the bottlenecks for private sector development include limited competitiveness of SMEs and their lack of opportunities to export to markets with high potential, such as the EU.

Specific objectives of the Project are to:

  • undertake analysis, focusing on sector, competitiveness and value chain analysis, and diagnostics of regulatory impediments in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia, and develop recommendations;
     
  • support the organisation and delivery of public-private workshops to present and discuss findings with relevant public-private stakeholders.
Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Contact Information

*Contact information not provided at the time of disclosure*

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