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The Trade & Development Bank.

Originally PTA Bank was launched in 1985 to advance regional intergration premised on promoting trade finance and investing in infrastructure.

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The PTA Bank is launched in 1981

1985

The PTA Bank is founded;
Headquarters in Bujumbura

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1995

PTA Infrastructure
Projects Gain Momentum

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2000

China joins the bank and begins highway construction

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2004

Grassroot development of the largest regional cement company begins

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2009

The Democratic Republic Of Congo Joins The Bank

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2012

PTA finances the Seychelles Eden Island Development

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2013

The new charter allows institutional partners to join

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2014

The bank finances Rwandair’s fleet expansion

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2015

The bank finances the largest wind farm in East Africa

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2016

Swaziland, Mozambique And South Sudan become member states

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2017

The PTA Bank is re-branded to Trade & Development Bank (TDB)

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2018

Madagascar joins the bank as the 22nd member state

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