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 2019*
Top 10 countries by number of transactions 2019*
|Egypt and Mongolia|
Top 10 sectors supported in 2019*
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
Breakdown of the Green TFP portfolio by country 2016-2018
Additional transactions: Egypt: 4, North Macedonia: 4, Turkey: 3, Azerbaijan: 2, Bulgaria: 2, Kyrgyz Republic: 1