News by country: Republic of Cuba

IIB holds seminar on foreign investment at 34th Havana International Fair

IIB holds seminar on foreign investment at 34th Havana International Fair

A high-level delegation of the International Investment Bank (IIB), headed by Deputy Chairmen of the Board, Jozef Kollár and Vladimir Liventsev, participated in the events of the 34th Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2016) that took place from October 31 to November 4, 2016 in the capital of the Republic of Cuba. This multi-sectoral fair is among the three largest events of such format in Latin America and this time attracted more than 1 000 businesses from 75 countries. The fair also hosted the…  Read more
IIB presents unique opportunities for investment cooperation with Cuba at its seminar in Bratislava

IIB presents unique opportunities for investment cooperation with Cuba at its seminar in Bratislava

Unique opportunities for investment cooperation and export-import operations between Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Republic of Cuba were discussed today during the seminar “Emerging Cuba – Opportunities for CEE Businesses”, organized by the European Regional Office of the International Investment Bank (IIB) with support from the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO). The event was held in light of IIB’s status as the only multilateral development bank with Cuba as a…  Read more
IIB signs cooperation agreement with Central Bank of Cuba, confirming its status as a global development institution

IIB signs cooperation agreement with Central Bank of Cuba, confirming its status as a global development institution

The International Investment Bank (IIB) and the Central Bank of Cuba (CBC) today signed the Agreement on Cooperation in Organising Financing. The document confirms a special status of the IIB as a global development finance institution represented on three continents and the only multilateral development bank with Cuba as a full member. The signing ceremony took place during the Business Forum “Supporting Economic Growth in Hungary and the CEE Region”, associated with the 105th IIB Council…  Read more
IIB wraps up “the Year of Asia” – the 104th Council Meeting of the Bank in Vietnam concluded, followed by an international business forum

IIB wraps up “the Year of Asia” – the 104th Council Meeting of the Bank in Vietnam concluded, followed by an international business forum

On December 3-4, 2015, the highest governing authority of the International Investment Bank, the IIB Council, held its 104th meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam. The meeting marked the formal completion of IIB’s institutional reform, which started in 2012 – after their signing by the Czech Republic, all member states of the Bank have now adopted the new statutory documents, which will come into force after their ratification by all members, already finalized by Hungary. The underlying theme of the…  Read more
IIB strengthens its ties with shareholders during the traditional lunch of member states' ambassadors

IIB strengthens its ties with shareholders during the traditional lunch of member states' ambassadors

On May 14, yet another working lunch of the Club of Ambassadors of IIB’s member states took place, which has already become a good tradition. Along with the management of the Bank and the heads of diplomatic representations, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, V.G.Titov, and MFA RF Secretary General, P.M.Kuznetsov, as well as other representatives of the Russian MFA, attended the meeting. It is worth noting that, for the first time, such a meeting took place at…  Read more