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Almost 7,000 entrepreneurs have received affordable loans for UAH 27 billion since the beginning of 2024
19.04.2024 | 15:27 | Section for Public and Mass Media Relations

Since the beginning of 2024, almost 7,000 entrepreneurs have received loans under the Affordable Loans programme for a total amount of UAH 27.3 billion. Every fifth loan was issued to a business operating in a high military risk zone.

Last week, entrepreneurs received 555 such loans in the amount of UAH 2 billion. Since the beginning of the programme (February 2020), 85,900 loans in the amount of UAH 294.2 billion have been issued.

Since the beginning of 2024, entrepreneurs have taken the most available loans to replenish working capital - for UAH 10.7 billion, UAH 5.6 billion of loans - businesses operating in a high military risk zone, UAH 4.7 billion of loans have been granted under the bank programme to processing enterprises, UAH 4.9 billion - for the implementation of investment projects.

Enterprises operating in the following fields are most often credited under the programme:

· agriculture (48%);

· wholesale and retail trade (25%);

· processing industry (17%).

Among the regions, Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk, Odesa, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Vinnytsia, Poltava oblasts and the city of Kyiv are the leaders in the amount of concluded loan agreements.

To date, 45 banks participate in the programme, the largest number of loans have been issued by Privatbank (39.3 thousand), Oshchadbank (13.2 thousand) and Raiffeisen Bank Aval (5.4 thousand) since the beginning of the programme.