The Development Bank became a general partner of the X International youth football championship “The Development Cup”.
The Framework Agreement between the Development Bank and Vietnam – Russia Joint Venture Bank (the Socialist Republic of Vietnam) was signed about general terms to extend export credits to finance procurement of goods (works/services) from the residents of the Republic of Belarus under the insurance coverage of Belarusian Republican Unitary Enterprise of Export-Import Insurance “Beleximgarant”.
The international rating agency Fitch Ratings Ltd assigned JSC “Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus” a long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating of 'B-', short-term - 'B' with a Stable Outlook.
JSC “Belagroprombank” assets acceptance totaling 1,15 trillion rubles generated at the state programs lending was completed
Repayment of the debut bond issue denominated in US dollars was performed.
The Syndicated Loan Agreement for the purposes of trade financing in the amount of 130 million euros was signed. Financial institutions of Western Europe and Russia participated in the project as the leading mandated arrangers. AKA Ausfuhrkredit GmbH acted as the facility and documentation Agent.
The Development Bank together with its subsidiary JSC “Promagroleasing” elaborated the program of machinery and equipment procurement for agricultural farms.
The fixed term Loan Agreement with Vseobecna Uverova Banka, a.s. (Slovakia) was signed to provide a long-term tied buyer credit agreement to the Development Bank to finance the deliveries of Slovak equipment to JSC "Glubokskoe Dairy-Canning Factory".
The Development Bank becomes a market maker on its own bonds issued for placing on the domestic market that additionally increased their liquidity and investment attractiveness.
A medium-term Loan Agreement with Eximbank Hungary Plc. was executed providing for the new credit line to the Development Bank to finance import deliveries of Hungarian goods (works, services) to the Republic of Belarus under the insurance coverage of the export credit agency (MEHIB).
The leasing subsidiary company of the Development Bank ranked the 2d place in the rating of leasing companies pursuant to outcomes for 2013, increasing by three points in comparison with 2012.
The Development Bank executed the Frame Agreement with the Asian-Pacific Bank (Russian Federation) about general conditions to extend export credits to finance procurement of goods (works/services) from the residents of the Republic of Belarus under the insurance coverage of Belarusian Republican Unitary Enterprise of Export-Import Insurance “Beleximgarant”.
The Development Bank opened a credit line to JSC “Airways “Belavia” for the procurement of two new passenger aircrafts Embraer-195 LR.
The Development Bank acted as the General Partner at the IV Finland-Belarusian Economic Forum.
The exhibition of a unique artwork created by the peoples’ artist of Belarus A.M.Kischenko "Goblin of the Century" was held in the Development Bank. During two weeks of exposure it was seen by about 2 000 visitors and residents of the capital.
The stadium “Borisov-Arena”, the construction of which was made at the expense of the Development Bank’s credit facilities, was officially opened by the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
The Development Bank opened credit lines for reconstruction of the Raubichi National Olympic Winter Sports Training Center.
The Framework Agreement with Novikombank JSC Bank (Russian Federation) of general conditions to extend export credits for financing of the Belarusian goods (works/services) supplies to the Russian consumers.
The statutory fund of the Development Bank was increased by 700 billion rubles at the account of a non-distributed profit for 2013.
With the general support of the Development Bank, the premiere of the National academic theatre of Yanka Kupala "Pan Tadeusz" directed by Nikolay Pinigin was held for the first time in Paris.
Sergei N. Roumas, Chairman of the Management Board of JSC “Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus was awarded a special lapel badge "The honorable employee of a banking system of Belarus".
The Agreement on strategic cooperation with the Belarusian State University was signed providing for the establishment of the corporate finance department of the BSU economic faculty on the basis of the Development Bank , as well as the creation of a youth laboratory at the BSU that will carry out scientific and practical designing upon the Bank’s request.
Director General of the leasing subsidiary of the Development Bank JSC “Promagroleasing” Andrey N. Poznyak was awarded at the contest “Business Person” in the nomination “For the contribution into the development of the national market of financial services”.
JSC “Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus” was admitted as a special member into the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP).
The Development Bank opened credit lines to construct the second ring road around Minsk and reconstruction of the highway P-23 Minsk-Mikashevichi.
The Development Bank became the first among the Belarusian state-owned banks, which paid dividends to the state, making upfront transfer of the part of their profit earned in the current fiscal year to the republican budget.
Launch of the new program of the financial support for SME, initiated and elaborated by the Development Bank. Bilateral agreements with JSC “Bank BelVEB”, JSC “Belgazprombank” and JSC “Belarusian People's Bank” about the procedure for interaction in the framework of SME financing were signed.
The first Republican tourist rally of bank employees was held.
The Development Bank and the Lao Foreign Trade Bank (Banque Pour Le Commerce Exierieur Lao (BCEL) signed a Framework Agreement of the interbank conditions for granting export credits to finance procurement of goods (work / services) from the residents of the Republic of Belarus.
The export credit line was opened to LLC Virazh (Kazakhstan) for settlements with CJSC “BELGEE” for a delivery of Belarusian assembly vehicles Geely to the Kazakhstan market.
Sergei N. Roumas, Chairman of the Management Board presented the project of long-term support for families “The Large Family” to the Head of the State.
In the framework of the "School Bus" program implemented by the Development Bank, 72 units of the specially equipped vehicles to organize transportation of children in rural areas to the places of their study and back were delivered to the regions.
The international rating agency Standard & Poor's confirmed a long-term and short-term credit ratings of JSC “Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus” at the level of «В-/В» with a Stable Outlook.
The IT Development Strategy was approved.
One of the leading national TV-channels started broadcasting the premiere of 12-series popular science film “Belarus in Development”.
The Belarusian Investment Forum where the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus became an exclusive partner was held in New York (the USA).
The Framework Agreement between the Development Bank and the China Development Bank was signed.
President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko received Sergei N. Roumas, Chairman of the Management Board of JSC "Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus" with the report on the outcomes of the specialized financial institution activities, prospects of their subsidiary JSC “Promagroleasing” as well as the progress in the social program "School Bus".
The Framework Agreement of the general conditions for the mutual financing of supplies of the Belarusian goods (works/services) to Armenian consumers was signed with CJSC “Armbusinessbank” (the Republic of Armenia).
The Development Bank expanded the circle of partner banks on small and medium-size enterprises support – the agreements with another 6 banks signed on the procedure for interaction in the framework of SMEs financing.
The Belarusian Investment forum at which the Development Bank acted as the exclusive partner and one of organizers was held in London.
The international rating agency Fitch Ratings Ltd affirmed a long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating of 'B-' with a Stable Outlook for JSC “Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus”.
The Edict of the President stated the terms and conditions as well as the procedure of the Republic of Belarus bearing vicarious liability under obligations of JSC «Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus» arisen in relation to issue, circulation and redemption on its bonds.