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Belgium–Follow Up Workshops

This March, Belgium’s Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), Belgium’s Agence Wallonne à l’Exportation et aux Investissements Etrangers) (AWEX) and Belgium’s Brussels Invest and Export (BIE) organized three additional Workshops on ‘’How to Win Contracts (supplies, works and services) funded by Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs): World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)’’.Mr. Spiros Voyadzis, CEO of the PFD Group, animated the Workshop and presented The Dos & Don’ts on how to win contracts funded by the MDBs. Following the Workshops, a delegation of more than 20 Belgian and Austrian companies visited the MDBs in Washington D.C., from May 30 through June 2, to learn more about the MDBs’ operations and practices in the sectors of their expertise. The visit was arranged by the PFD Group in collaboration with the three Belgian trade organizations and Advantage Austria/Austria WKO and it was under the tutelage of the World Bank Paris Office, the PSLO group and the offices of the Executive Directors for Belgium and Austria at the World Bank (WB) and at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).