We promote Germany
We finance investments in the future by people in Germany; we finance start-ups and SMEs so that the German economy will remain strong.
We support internationalisation
Advantage and added value: As a financing partner, KfW IPEX-Bank supports German and European companies in international competition.
We promote development
Our goal is to improve the living conditions of people in developing countries and emerging economies and to promote a climate-friendly economy.
Business area KfW Development Bank
We ensure the long-term funding of our promotional business and the liquidity of the entire KfW Group via the global money and capital markets.
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In fulfilling our promotional mandate and achieving business success, one aspect is particularly important to us: being a responsible and attractive employer.
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