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  • Ministry of Finance: During martial law, 39,127 concessional loans worth over UAH 152 billion issued under Affordable Loans at 5-7-9% State Programme
    Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, posted 16 October 2023 15:55

    Since the start of the Affordable Loans at 5-7-9% State Programme, business entities have received 73,949 loans from authorised banks totalling UAH 241.9 billion, of which 50,099 were from public sector banks totalling UAH 105.8 billion (as of 16.10.2023).

    Over the past week, 235 concessional loans totalling UAH 1.3 billion were issued under the programme, including 113 loan agreements worth UAH 0.44 billion were concluded by public sector banks.

    During the period of martial law in Ukraine, 39,127 loan agreements totalling UAH 152,3 billion were concluded (including 29,623 loan agreements by public sector banks to the tune of UAH 79.1 billion) of which:

    • UAH 8.77 billion – for investment purposes;
    • UAH 9.11 billion – as anti-crisis loans;
    • UAH 3.8 billion – as refinancing of previously received loans;
    • UAH 34.85 billion – loans for agricultural producers;
    • UAH 58.31 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.