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Key Milestones

While we are proud of the trust we have garnered and the achievements we have made, we will continue to push ourselves forward and respond to new challenges.


The establishment of a new Development Bank was considered by the BRICS leaders.


BRICS leaders agreed on the feasibility of establishing the NDB.


The Agreement for establishing NDB was signed during the sixth BRICS Summit in Fortaleza by the leaders.


Inaugural meeting of the NDB Board of Governors held on 7 July 2015.

Mr. K.V.Kamath appointed as the first President.


NDB received the first instalment of the paid-in capital from its five founding member countries.

The NDB became fully operational.


NDB’s General Strategy for 2017-2021 was approved by the Board of Governors.

NDB opened its first regional office – Africa Regional Center (ARC) in Johannesburg.


NDB received AA+ Credit Rating from Fitch and S&P, cementing its access to global financial markets.


NDB’s Americas Regional Office (ARO) in São Paulo with a sub-office in Brasília was established.

Moving beyond the USD funding, NDB approved loans denominated in EUR, CNY, ZAR and CHF.


NDB earmarked a total of USD 10 billion as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting immediate measures and economic recovery of its member countries.

Mr. Marcos Prado Troyjo was elected as the President of the NDB.

NDB established the Eurasian Regional Centre (ERC) in Moscow.


NDB admitted Bangladesh, Egypt, UAE, and Uruguay as new member countries.

NDB moved to its permanent HQ in Shanghai.



India Regional Office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City was established.

NDB’s General Strategy for 2022–2026 was approved by Board of Governors.


H.E. Mrs. Dilma Rousseff was elected as the President of the NDB.

NDB joined forces with other MDBs to contribute to COP28 Agenda.