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Primorye SMEs received 2 billion rubles of loans from Otkritie Bank

Primorye SMEs received 2 billion rubles of loans from Otkritie Bank

Since the beginning of the year, small and medium-sized businesses in Primorsky Krai have issued loans at Otkritie Bank for two billion rubles. In 2020, business loans were issued there in the amount of 1,8 billion rubles (an increase of 119%).

As EastRussia was informed in the press service of Otkritie Bank, the credit institution remains one of the leaders in terms of the growth rate of lending in the region. The bank's loan portfolio in the segment of small and medium-sized businesses in the region amounted to 1,6 billion rubles, an increase since the beginning of the year - 33%. Bank guarantees were issued for more than 615 million rubles.

As the manager of the Primorsky branch of Otkritie Bank, Kirill Gribov, noted, this year the most popular products among entrepreneurs were credit limits and overdrafts.

“This suggests that despite the pandemic, people are trying to maintain their business, look for new markets and new opportunities to expand their business. In the whole country, since the beginning of the year, the bank has issued 154 billion rubles to entrepreneurs, ”he added.

Since September, the credit institution has joined the state program of the SME Corporation, which provides an umbrella guarantee for loans for businesses. The sureties will provide up to half of the loan amount, and for clients working in priority sectors of the economy, up to 85%. The minimum rate for such loans is from 10,4% per annum, the guarantee of the SME Corporation itself is free. Since the beginning of November, Otkritie Bank has been included in the list of banks through which concessional lending will be resumed under the program to stimulate SME corporations at a rate of 8,5% per annum.

In addition, since October 26, Otkritie Bank has started accepting applications under the payroll 3.0 program. According to it, from November to December, entrepreneurs will be able to get a soft loan at a rate of 3% per annum. 31 applications for 136 million rubles have already been approved, 83 million rubles have been issued, the average amount issued is four million rubles. The program is available to entrepreneurs and legal entities from affected industries from the list approved by the Russian government. We are talking about companies that previously received support under the state payroll program 2.0 or are included in the register of small and medium-sized businesses after July 1, 2020. Clients of any Russian bank can apply for a loan at Otkritie Bank.

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