Reduction of a commission fee in payment terminals “Optima Bank” and Optima24 for replenishment of the electronic wallet “Elsom”

Now the commission fee for replenishing the electronic wallet “Elsom” is reduced to 1,7% in all payment terminals of the Bank and in the “Optima24” Internet Banking.

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The competition for the position of the International Consultant on Development of Sustainable Finance Report for the Kyrgyz Republic

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the Kyrgyz Republic in the frame of the project Partnership Action for Green Economy (PAGE) announcing the competition for the position of the International Consultant on Development of Sustainable Finance Report for the Kyrgyz Republic

The proposal must be submitted through UNDP e-tendering tool:

Business Unit: KGZ10

Event ID: 0000006881

Guide for Bidders is available on:

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KICB allocates KGS 2 000 000 for coronavirus combat activities

In order to support measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in the Kyrgyz Republic, CJSC “Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank” (KICB) transferred KGS 2,000,000 to a special account of the Central Treasury of the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic to finance measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The Bank will continue to make its contribution to combating the coronavirus infection, as only jointly we can overcome this difficult situation!

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Sustainable Finance Forum for the region Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia will take place in Kyiv (Ukraine) on March 2020

On March 11-12, 2020 in Kyiv is planned the second regional Sustainable Finance Forum– SusFinForum.

SusFinForum is an annual forum for banks, microfinance institutions, asset managers, project sponsors, investors & financiers in the EECA region (Eastern Europe, Caucasus & Central Asia) that are committed to creating a social and environmental impact in the region.

The goal of the forum is to catalyze investments for sustainable infrastructure and development in the region, through innovative financing models.

We will discuss:

  • Rewiring the economy-10 tasks 10 years
  • Sustainable finance snapshot in the region
  • Key risks: Local currency financing
  • Blended finance for serving undeserved markets
  • Green and social impact bonds
  • Financing & developing renewable energy projects
  • Financing energy efficiency projects
  • Financing the development of sustainable agriculture
  • Investment & financing opportunities in solid waste management
  • Exclusive Project Finance Masterclass ‘‘Are renewable energy projects bankable?’’

More details and registration on website

The Union of Banks of Kyrgyzstan is happy to support Sustainable Finance Forum 2020 and invite you to join us with a discount. Please register here: with 10% discount code UBKG10

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KICB received one of the most prestigious awards “Bank of the Year 2019” from The Banker Magazine under the Financial Times

According to the judges of “The Banker”, the main factors that determined KICB’s victory in the nomination “Bank of the Year 2019 in Kyrgyzstan” were resilience to external factors, commitment on innovations in technology and information security, and sustainable CSR activities.

This is a remarkable achievement as the International panel of judges of “The Banker” selected KICB as Best Bank for the second successive year. “Bank of the Year” from “The Banker” is awarded to banks in 140 countries based on the criteria of dynamic growth of the bank, development and implementation of innovative banking technologies, as well as implementation of strategic projects.

“We strive to provide banking services at the highest level to our customers. KICB has proved to be a sustainable bank, providing innovative products for financial involvement of a large number of population in the country. We are grateful to the international experts for fair assessment of our activity in the Kyrgyz Republic. Acknowledgment of KICB’s achievements at the international financial market indicates that we are on the right way”, said Kwang Young Choi, CEO of KICB.

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