The Government of Ukraine has take a decision to allocate
UAH 300 million of state budget funds aimed to reduce interest rates for small
and medium-sized agricultural enterprises, said Prime Minister of Ukraine
Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a Government meeting on Wednesday, 6 April.
The Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Oleksii Pavlenko stressed that
this would allow farmers, as it had been in the previous year, to attract UAH
7.8 billion in loans in the framework of the state program on refund of loan interests.
Replying to a question the Head of Government, the Minister
informed that the distribution of funds is fully decentralized with decision-making
at the regional level.