Who are we?

Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) is a credit institution 100%-owned by the Bulgarian state. It was established in 1999 as the Encouragement Bank with main focus to support small and medium-sized enterprises. BDB is among the top four Bulgarian banks in terms of credit rating, rated "BBB" with a stable outlook by Fitch Ratings. It is the only Bulgarian bank to provide direct financing as well as financing via other credit institutions.

Our mission

We provide financing and professional consulting to support the industrial growth of the Bulgarian economy

Our focus

We invest in key sectors of the economy: energy efficiency, infrastructure, agriculture, urban development, exports

Our group

We are a full-fledged banking group offering a full range of financial services and support the business at every stage of development

What do you need?

Take advantage of current financing opportunities for your small or medium business. Select the program and we will direct you to the appropriate company

What do you need?

Financial support for victims of COVID-19

Here you will find information about the BDB programs in support of business and news related to the Covid-19 crisis.

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Why choose us?

BDB is among the top four Bulgarian banks in terms of credit rating, rated "BBB" with a positive outlook by Fitch Ratings.

Years of Experience
Supported Companies
Billion leva in corporate loans
International Partners


Learn quickly and conveniently about the latest news and initiatives related to the Bulgarian Development Bank.

BDB to help firms against rising inflation

With the working capital loans, companies can buy goods and raw materials that are expected to rise in price as a result...

See more ➔ 06.04.2022

BDB provides BGN 60 million in a new programme to support tourism

Under the programme, the bank will provide credit facilities, overdraft and standard working capital loans to hotel and...

See more ➔ 04.01.2022

New Program by the NGF and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank will provide BGN 150 million for SME businesses in the crisis environment

It will be financed through commercial banks and it shall cover up to 80% on the disbursed loan amount.

See more ➔ 06.12.2021
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