The European Investment Bank considers granting guarantees for €460 million to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, to provide the loan to Ukraine, according to the EIB's website.
“Guarantees will cover five IBRD loans supporting projects in the road transport, fuel, and energy saving sectors,” – it is said in the statement.
Funding will be in particular directed for the “Naftogaz of Ukraine” to purchase gas.
The total cost of the five projects is €1.53 billion.
As it was reported, Ukraine imported gas for $ 2.3 billion during the first half of 2015.