According to the Deputy Minister for Economy and Development, it will come into force soon
The Ministry of Economy and Development will soon implement new actions through the NSRF, such as the "Competitiveness Toolkit" and "Reward Assistance" targeting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises of 400 and 250 million respectively, but also the "Entrepreneurship Toolkit" of small and small businesses that are active in retail, focus and private education, and acting on "Strengthening Current and New Clusters".
These were announced by the Deputy Minister for Economy and Development, Stathis Giannakidis, at an information event organized by the Economy and Development SYRIZA, in the Chamber of Commerce and Greek Industry, where he introduced the new institutional framework for micro-credit. He also announced that the draft law will have microcrredit for micro-creditors, self-employed individuals, private individuals, KALO and others, who will not have access to the banking sector to raise money, come to Senedd soon.
He explained that the arrangement for "microcritics" was concerned to fund up to EUR 25,000 without securities and mortgages to pay for work capital or investment needs or leasing equipment or guarantee up to the amount of 25,000 for borrowing from other organizations. Access to these amounts will be made either by systemic banks or by non-banking organizations, such as non-governmental organizations, cooperatives, etc., or by mixed trade transport schemes.
"There is an instrument that will help and those affected by the crisis in previous years and have no" official "bank lending access," he added, adding "in addition to the Fund Equi, Innovative Hypermarket for Newborn Children but also existing or dynamic businesses, has created an important tool to find money through participation. It's a "pig bank" The State's content of € 200 million from EPANEK, the European Investment Fund with 60 million, the European Investment Bank is € 39 million and international credit institutions. A total of € 400 million will be allocated. "
The new NSRF program
In relation to NSRF funds, Mr Giannakidis said "the Ministry of Economy and Development is facing a new challenge to this country: This new NSRF negotiation, which we have the opportunity to plan & # 39; the architecture and objectives of the new co-financing programs ". The aim of the new NSRF is to strengthen critical sectors with growth dynamics with innovative features and beyond, and recall that the Greek government that stands in these discussions is that the EU Cohesion Policy should be a vehicle for for 2020 for the economic, social and territorial cohesion of all regions of the EU and EU.
"We therefore believe that the allocation of resources should not be determined almost entirely on the basis of regional GDP, but the impact of the crisis needs to be considered on the economies and associations of the Member States that most of them affect Giannakidis added: "It is understandable, despite the obvious improvements we have achieved at all levels, we recognize that there is room to improve again and in this direction we are working."
He added that after a long and difficult period of time the government has achieved the country's definitive and safe departure from the financial adaptation program, it implements its plan for another law model and sustainable development.
"Our next day bet is to take advantage of the positive prospects of the Greek economy that is now a successive rehabilitation after 9 years," he added to add "after eight years of difficulty and cuts, we are entering a period where measures can be taken permanent for tax relief targeted, strengthening the welfare state, support work and entrepreneurship. "As he explained, as the size of the Greek economy is improving, the government's fiscal policy is turning to a new mix which has the aim of strengthening disposable household income, supporting sustainable development and coping with chronic shortcomings in social protection.
based on sound centers, "he added, adding:" A new production model is at the heart of a new combination of high-value products, the ecological dimension and social production conditions. Our approach is holistic. We are going to address market needs and plan flexible and complementary steps to meet the real needs of the economy. "
"In addition, the government has already shown that it can take full advantage of the available European funds. This is shown by the highest performance of the country over the past three years, firmly in activation rate and the first absorption of NSRF 2014-2020 ", it came to an end.