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 Small, medium-sized businesses should have access to feasible loans, PM Hroisman says

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroisman expects the National Bank of Ukraine to take dramatic and resolute steps to restart lending of the small and medium-sized businesses.

The prime minister said at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Censor.NET reports citing the press office of the government.

"It is critical to make the banks restore lending of small and medium-sized businesses. The enterprises are looking forward for it. The National Bank has already taken certain steps. I hope that these steps will be more dramatic, more resolute to grant the small and medium-sized businesses access to feasible loans, because no one needs loans with 20-30 percent interest rate. We need cheap loans to be able to invest and move on," he said.

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Hroisman emphasized that the real economy development was vital for boosting the country's economic growth.

According to him, Ukraine's industry does receive government investment. "We are launching the national production chain, the national industry," he said.

The prime minister said that the government adopted decisions supporting farm machinery building and construction.

"The investments we are making will allow boosting the economic growth," Hroisman said.

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