FMO in Georgian lari first amid ‘de-dollarisation’ push

FMO has printed an onshore Georgian lari bond for the first time, with proceeds helping a drive to de-dollarise Georgia’s economy.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 02 Aug 2018

The Dutch development agency’s bond funds a Gel160m ($65.3m) loan to Bank of Georgia (BoG). The aim is for BoG to use the cash to finance its lari lending business, so avoiding currency mismatches on its balance sheet.

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