Promotional mandate

Promotional mandate

A bank for reconstructing the East

After the fall of the Berlin wall, KfW supported the reconstruction of the East ("Aufbau Ost") with considerable amounts. Theo Waigel, former Chair of the KfW Supervisory Board, and other personalities involved speak about KfW's contribution to rebuilding the new federal states.

(Video: KfW Group/Ann-Kristin Emden/Detlev Karres/Thomas Schuch). This video is available in German only.

Further information about the history of KfW

Published on KfW Stories: 11 November 2018, republished 11 November 2021