CDB to finance China Three Gorges Co $11b
BEIJING - China Development Bank (CDB) will offer China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) more than $11 billion in financial support over the next five years, said the bank on Wednesday.
From 2010-2015, a total of 50 billion yuan ($7.2 billion) and $4 billion will be offered to CTGC for its new energy projects such as hydropower and wind power projects and contract projects overseas, according to an agreement signed by the two sides on Wednesday.
The water level of the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest water control and hydropower project developed by CTGC, reached its designed highest mark on Tuesday.
So far, the company has borrowed more than $11 billion from CDB and received loans of over $8 billion to date.