Voronezh entrepreneurs attracted almost 2.2 billion rubles «the Program is a 6.5»

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Voronezh businessmen in the first six months attracted 2.2 billion rubles of credits in the framework of the program of stimulation of crediting of subjects of small and average business («6,5») program and the warranty support SMEs, said on Monday the government of the region.

Incentive program of lending to SMEs, implementing projects in priority sectors, was developed in collaboration with SME Corporation, Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation and the Central Bank. It fixes the interest rate on loans to small businesses at 11% per annum, for an average of 10% per annum. Lending organizations that provide funding to entrepreneurs in the program have the opportunity of refinancing of the Central Bank at a rate of 6.5% per annum, so it is often called the «Six and a half». The program includes Sberbank, VTB, Rosselkhozbank, Promsvyazbank, Alfa-Bank.

The interaction of the Voronezh region government and JSC «Corporation of SMEs» («the Federal Corporation for development of small and medium enterprises») became the main topic of the working meeting on July 17 the Governor of the region Alexey Gordeev with the head of Department of entrepreneurship and trade of the region Galina Abrickey. In particular, Brichkina Gordeev and discussed the results of realization of programs to stimulate lending to SMEs («6,5»), and program guarantee support for SMEs.

«In which entrepreneurs of the region in the first half of the attracted loans in the amount of 2.2 billion rubles», — stated in the message.

The Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation has informed on July 12 that the limits «Program is a 6.5» to support lending to small and medium business increased by 50 billion to 175 billion rubles. The limit increase will expand the access of small and medium enterprises to preferential crediting in the regions. As reported the Ministry is currently «the Program is a 6.5» focused on the support regional banks. Thus, of the 39 authorized banks under the program, more than 30 are regional. The process for accreditation of banks and their inclusion in the «Program of 6.5»

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