Since the start of the Affordable Loans at 5-7-9% program, participating banks have issued 15,406 loans totaling over UAH 39.5 billion. Of these, UAH 16.7 billion was refinancing of previously received loans, UAH 5.6 billion was received by entrepreneurs for capital investments and UAH 17 billion as anti-crisis loans to replenish working capital at 0%.
The most active participants in the program are representatives of agriculture (50%), trade and production (23%) and industrial processing (15%). According to the regional classification, the leaders are Lviv, Kharkiv, and Kyiv regions.
"Over the past week, the participating banks managed to sign 342 agreements worth almost UAH 1.3 billion. This is a significant amount, considering that last week we had only 3 working days. Such interest proves the activity of Ukrainian business and its readiness for recovery and development," commented the Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine Ihor Petrashko.
In particular, UAH 637 million of the total amount of agreements concluded in the last week are anti-crisis loans to replenish working capital at 0%. UAH 499 million are agreements on refinancing of previously issued loans issued by authorized banks, and the amount of investment loans amounted to UAH 169 million.