Extra subsidies through NSRF to companies in Thessaloniki, Kozani, Boeotia - Hot money in retail and catering.
Special program of the NSRF that will subsidize the businesses of the areas where it was imposed lockdown για μεγάλο χρονικό διάστημα συνοδεύει την επανεκκίνηση της δραστηριότητας του λιανικού εμπορίου.
According to information from "Vimatos", the Minister of Development and Investment Adonis Georgiades launches this action in order to support small retail stores, catering and other economic activities in parts of the country that have been quarantined due to the pandemic. Such areas are Kozani, Boeotia, possibly Thessaloniki etc..
The EU-funded aid package will seek to relieve the thousands of businesses that have been unable to operate for a long time compared to the rest of the country that were open.
In addition to the special action which is currently being prepared by the competent services, The leadership of the Ministry of Development and Investment has activated a number of other NSRF programs or financial tools that can be used by companies affected by the lockdown.
So, is open the program that envisages the support of all catering companies for the purchase of a heating device per 10 square meters of outdoor space and up to 100 euros each (without VAT). The maximum grant amount, per dining area, can not exceed 5.000 euro.
also, At the end of January, the new NSRF action is expected to go on the air, which provides for the subsidy of small and medium-sized commercial enterprises for the creation of an e-shop or its upgrade..
Through the action entitled "e-retail" any company that will submit an application can receive up to 5.000 euros as a subsidy for an online store he has already set up.
Initially, from the program will be available in total 80 million. euro, which means they will be subsidized at least 16.000 small and medium-sized commercial enterprises, however, in the plan of the Ministry of Development and Investment is the increase of the budget in case it is not enough to cover all the applications.
For 2021 The Ministry of Development has planned the activation of new "smart" financial tools to strengthen other business sectors that are being tested. The Hellenic Development Bank will play a dominant role in them, which since April of 2020 to this day it leveraged 2,78 billion. from Community and national resources directed to its two financial products - TEPIX II and Guarantee Fund COVID-19 -, creating through the banking system total amount liquidity 8,6 billion. euro.
particularly, to date have been channeled:
In 17.804 small and medium enterprises 2 billion. euro through TEPIX II. Additional disbursement is expected 600 million. euros with final beneficiaries 20.000 small and medium enterprises.
In 521 large (loan average: 4,2 million. euro) and 9.620 small and medium enterprises (loan average: 255.000 euro) 4,6 billion. through the COVID-19 Guarantee Fund. Additional disbursement is expected 1,4 billion. euros to small and medium-sized enterprises, as the contracting of the remaining approved loans proceeds steadily.