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Eurasian Integration Yearbook 2010. – Almaty, 2010. – p. 368
Annual publication of the Eurasian Development Bank The Eurasian Development Bank is an international financial institution established to promote economic growth and integration processes in Eurasia. The Bank was founded
by the intergovernmental agreement signed in January 2006 by the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan. In April 2009 Armenia has completed all the admission procedures and became the third full member of the Bank. Next, in June 2009 Tajikistan joined the Bank. The Agreement on Establishing the Eurasian Development Bank has come into force for Belarus, it is in the process of finalising the required admission procedures. Electric power, water and energy, transportation infrastructure and hightech and innovative industries are the key areas for Bank’s financing activity. As part of its mission the Bank carries out extensive research and analysis of contemporary development issues and trends in the region, with particular focus
on Eurasian integration. The Bank also hosts regular conferences and round tables addressing various aspects of integration. In 2008, the Bank launched an annual EDB Eurasian Integration Yearbook (in English) and quarterly Journal of Eurasian Economic Integration (in Russian). Both publications are available online at www.eabr.org. The
Bank’s Strategy and Research Department publishes detailed Industry and Country Analytical Reports and plans to undertake a number of research projects. The EDB System of Indicators of Eurasian Integration has become the first project in the pipeline.
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