AboutThe Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) and Green TFP
A brief history
Launched in 1999, the Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) aims to promote foreign trade to, from and among the economies where the EBRD invests through a range of products.
Through the programme, the EBRD provides guarantees to international confirming banks and short-term loans to selected issuing banks and factoring companies for on-lending to local exporters, importers and distributors.
At a glance
Number of confirming banks in
Number of issuing banks in
Total number of transactions since 1999
Total transaction value since 1999
Top 10 confirming banks 2020*
|Banca Popolare di Sondrio||Italy|
|JP Morgan Chase Bank||United Kingdom|
Top 10 countries by number of transactions 2021*
Top 10 sectors supported in 2020*
The Green Trade Facilitation Programme (Green TFP) stimulates the supply of high performance technologies and services into or across the economies where the EBRD invests.
It contributes to the Bank’s Green Economy Transition (GET) approach, which puts investments that bring environmental benefits at the heart of the EBRD’s mandate.
The EBRD has supported more than €675 million in green trade financing
Almost 900 Green TFP transactions have been financed in 22 economies where the EBRD invests
Annual energy savings of 1,513,200 MWh
Water savings of 1,681,399 m3
Emission reductions of 605,376 tonnes CO2 equivalent
Green TFP portfolio by country 2021 (by number of transactions)
Uzbekistan 40, Greece 37, Armenia 32, Ukraine, 30, Turkey 21, Georgia 14, Serbia 13, Egypt 12, Mongolia 5, Others 19
Green TFP portfolio by sector 2021 (by number of transactions)
Agriculture 24, Buildings 25, Sustainably sourced materials 32, Industry 77, Renewable energy 36, Scrap metal for recycling 29