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  • Ihor Petrashko: Business loans for a record UAH 1.2 billion were issued under the 5-7-9 Program last week
    Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, posted 01 March 2021 17:18

    Since the start of the program, participating banks have issued 9,490 loans totaling UAH 22.7 billion. Of these, UAH 12.5 billion was refinancing of previously received loans, UAH 4 billion was received by entrepreneurs for capital investments and UAH 5.9 billion as anti-crisis loans to replenish working capital at 0%.

    The most active participants in the program are representatives of agriculture (54%), trade and production (19%) and industrial processing (15%). According to the regional classification, the leaders are Lviv, Kharkiv, and Kyiv regions.

    “We have a new record within the framework of the Program at 5-7-9: last week loans worth almost UAH 1.2 billion were issued. Such demand indicates the resumption of economic activity in Ukraine. The funds will be used to support and develop small and medium-sized businesses,” said Ihor Petrashko, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine.

    Thus, UAH 230 million of the total amount of agreements concluded in the last week are deals on the refinancing of previously issued loans. UAH 390 million are investment loans issued by authorized banks. And anti-crisis loans to replenish working capital at 0% amount to UAH 634 million. A total of 574 contracts were signed during the week.

    It should be noted, Entrepreneurship Development Fund has concluded cooperation agreements with 26 banks: JSC "Oschadbank", JSC "Ukrgasbank", JSC CB "PrivatBank", JSC "Ukreximbank", JSC JSCB "Bank Lviv", PJSC "PUMB", JSC "BANK ALLIANCE ", JSC "KREDOBANK", PJSC "BANK VOSTOK", JSC "Raiffeisen Bank Aval", JSC "TASKOMBANK", JSC "Alfa-Bank", JSC "CB "GLOBUS", JSC "MEGABANK", JSC "POLYCOMBANK", JSC "CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK", JSC "Creditwest Bank", JSC "OTP Bank", JSC "Agroprosperis Bank", JSB "Ukrainian Capital", "ProСredit Bank", CB "Accordbank", PJSC "MTB Bank", JSC Piraeus Bank ICB, JSC "Bank Ukrainian Capital", JSC "Asviobank", JSC "CIB".

    It should be noted that the Gov't improved the Program by increasing the maximum state assistance from 200,000 to 400,000.