Local governments are invited to participate in the competition for grants for systematic support of small and medium enterprises
This grant competition is a part of the project “EU4Business: SME Competitiveness and Internationalisation”. One of the tasks of the project is promotion for sustainability and development for the support system of SMEs in the cities and network of local communities in Ukraine.
Managing Quality in the Republic of Azerbaijan – A directory of services for SMEs has been presented
This guide offers small businesses contacts and information to comply with trade-related standards. Small firms in Azerbaijan now have easier access to contacts and key information about trade-related standards required to enter foreign markets.
Ukraine: EU4Business - EIB and Ukreximbank provide additional €20 million for faster COVID-19 recovery of SMEs
€20 million is being made available in local currency to enhance access to affordable finance for SMEs in Ukraine. The operation is backed by the European Union and comes under the Team Europe initiative aiming to provide a sustainable response to the coronavirus crisis.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a local-currency loan worth the equivalent of €10 million to JSC Joint Stock Bank Lviv to facilitate access to finance for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Ukraine.
The European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) will provide a loan equivalent to 10 million US dollars in Georgian lari to TBC Bank, its longstanding partner lending institution.