The DCFTA Facility Programme (200 million Euro) is created for Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and is aimed to support SMEs. Via this program, EBRD granted the Bank of Georgia the first tranche of USD 50 million USD. This programme will facilitate access to finance for Georgia’s private sector, in order to help companies fulfil the DCFTA requirements and reequip factories with appropriate standards. Loans would be issued in national currency with a five years grace period. The programme contains grant components as well. In addition to loans, beneficiaries of the programme would also be offered counselling services to help them better fulfil the requirements and set appropriate standards.
The funding under DCFTA Facility will: