Since the start of the Affordable Loans at 5-7-9% State Programme, business entities have received 65,821 loans from authorised banks totalling UAH 211.67 billion, of which 44,110 were from public sector banks totalling UAH 92.8 billion (as of 03.07.2023).
Over the past week, 1,336 concessional loans totalling UAH 2.9 billion were issued under the programme, including 1,146 loan agreements worth UAH 1.2 billion were concluded by public sector banks.
During the period of martial law in Ukraine, 30,999 loan agreements totalling UAH 122,1 billion were concluded (including 23,634 loan agreements by public sector banks to the tune of UAH 66.2 billion), of which:
- UAH 4.63 billion – for investment purposes;
- UAH 7.73 billion – as anti-crisis loans;
- UAH 4.20 billion – as refinancing of previously received loans;
- UAH 32.15 billion – loans for agricultural producers;
- UAH 57.01 billion – for anti-war purposes.
The programme is being implemented by the Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF). The Government of Ukraine, represented by the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, is the sole participant of the EDF and coordinates all aspects of the Fund’s activities.
To date, under the Affordable Loans at 5-7-9% State Programme the EDF has concluded cooperation agreements with 45 banks. The state continues to make all necessary compensation payments to businesses under the loan agreements concluded within this programme.
To streamline the State Programmes Affordable Loans at 5-7-9% and Affordable Financial Leasing at 5-7-9% under martial law, the Government adopted Resolution No. 229 “On amendments to certain resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on providing financial state support to business entities” dated 14 March 2023.