MTI – Econews
Thursday, July 2, 2020, 16:00
The Nationwide Financial institution of Hungary (MNB) has determined to amend the circumstances of its new ʼFunding for Development Scheme Go!ʼ (FGS Go!) program to make it simpler for SMEs to borrow underneath the scheme, deputy governor Mihály Patai introduced at a web-based press convention on Thursday, in line with a report by state information wire MTI.
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MNB launched the FGS Go! on April 20, making HUF 1.5 trillion accessible to micro-, small and medium-sized companies via credit score establishments and monetary companies at a hard and fast rate of interest of a most 2.5%, accessible on a wider scale than earlier than, serving to SMEs to beat the financial results of the coronavirus.
One of many modifications will enable companies to make use of the credit score borrowed underneath the scheme for investments not solely in Hungary however overseas as properly.
Additionally, condominiums and housing cooperatives will in future be capable to use the FGS Go! funding for investments into modernization or inexperienced initiatives.
They’ll ease the circumstances to take out working capital loans underneath the scheme.
In an extra novelty, the companies will be capable to use the FGS Go! loans to pre-finance not solely European Union help they received but additionally home funding.
In an effort to speed up the lending course of, the MNB will make one-off checks to make sure whether or not banks abide by the two-week deadline they must assess mortgage purposes, Patai mentioned.