October 22, 1963 – COMECON member countries established the International Bank for Economic Co-operation. Under the international treaty registered with the United Nations, the IBEC became the first international bank for cooperation of the USSR.

Created originally to serve the inter-state settlement of trade transactions between member countries, the IBEC has turned into a universal financial institution, the purpose of which is to promote foreign trade connections between the nations being the Bank’s member countries, between their banks, businesses, and institutions, as well as between banks, businesses, and institutions of other nations.

The IBEC’s authorized capital is 400 million euros, paid-up capital was increased by 13 million euros pursuant to the resolution of the 128st meeting of the IBEC Council in Moscow, Russian Federation, on 23 November 2016, and is presently 200 million euros.

The Bank has a wide network of correspondent banks in its member countries and other countries. IBEC combines strong positions on financial markets with international experience. The Bank's intergovernmental status ensures its financial stability and provides additional guarantees for its customers. IBEC guarantees the confidentiality of transactions, accounts and deposits of its clients and correspondents.

The long-term development strategy of IBEC provides further diversification of business due to the active development of new banking services. As part of the Bank’s efforts to achieve its strategic goals, IBEC will focus on the following objectives:

  • developing credit activities in IBEC through the Bank’s involvement in joint projects with organizations and businesses in the IBEC member countries, and by examining the issue of setting representative offices in the Bank’s member countries;
  • expanding the client base through higher quality and wider range of products and services offered by the Bank;
  • further interaction with other international banks for development that operate in the IBEC member countries, regarding such institutions as partners on the way towards sustainable economic growth of the Bank’s member countries.


The IBEC Wins the International Financial Award

Within the framework of the IV Moscow International Financial and Economic Forum “Eurasian Union and the EU: New Opportunities of Economic Cooperation”, which was held from 30 November to 1 December 2017 in Moscow, the International Bank for Economic Co-Operation (IBEC) won gold in nomination “Reliability Standard” of the international award “FINANCIAL AND BANKING ELITE OF EURASIA”, as a leader in terms of the indicators of sustainability of activities and robustness of positions in the Eurasian financial area.   Read more

01 December 2017

IBEC Addresses the Russian Business Community

On 9 November 2017, the representatives of the International Bank for Economic Co-operation (IBEC) by invitation of All Russia Public Organization “Business Russia” took part in the seminar “Participation of the Russian Business in Project Finance through International Organizations”.   Read more

10 November 2017