• Soft Loans

    To grow your business!
    Up to 3% in Euro

    Albanian Guarantee Fund

    Up to 60% guarantee to finance your business!

    Business Support Program

    Direct Assistance to SMEs

    Financial Instruments for SMEs

    SME Credit Line

    The Credit Line of 36 million Euro, to support with soft loans the development of Albanian small and medium enterprises, will be used to finance SMEs project investments, business expansion or technology innovation. The Credit Line for SMEs provides for the provision of a more favourable interest rate and repayment period compared to those in the market...

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    SME Guarantee Fund

    The Albanian Guarantee Fund of 5 million Euro is a financial instrument created by the Government of Italy and Government of Albania under the Italian-Albanian Programme for the Development of Albanian SMEs, which enables the provision of guarantees in the form of collateral to stimulate crediting from financial institutions for micro, small and medium (SME) enterprises...

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    Business Support Program

    The Business Support Program has been developed to provide the Albanian small and medium enterprises (SME) with access to financing, in order to enable them to receive professional consultancy services tailored to their relevant circumstances, by providing good experiences and practices, which will have an impact in increasing their economic performance and competitiveness. The Business Support Program...

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    Figures & Facts

    € 27,6 Mil.
    Amount financed for SMEs
    € 19, 2 Mil.
    Capital investments for SMEs
    130
    Partner Financial Institutions
    1781
    New jobs generated
    11
    Institucione Financiare Partnere

    Latest news

    A Successful Meeting with the Minister of Finance and Economy, Mrs.Denaj and the Italian Ambassador Mr.Cutillo for the Development of Italian-Albanian SME Financing Program

    June 26, 2019

    Today, on June 26, 2019, was organized with the participation of the Minister of Finance and Economy, Mrs.Aila Denaj, the Ambassador of Italy in Albania, Mr. Alberto CUTILLO, Italian Cooperation...

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    Workshop: "Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a new phase of Entrepreneurship, Growth and Competitiveness. Establishment of the Business Consortium``-Elbasan 6 December 2018

    December 6, 2018

    Following the planned activities in the districts, on 6 December 2018, in the city of Elbasan, was organized the activity "Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a...

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    Workshop: "Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a new phase of Entrepreneurship, Growth and Competitiveness. Establishment of the Business Consortium "

    November 1, 2018

    In cooperation with the Regional Development Agency of South-West "Vlora". On 1 November 2018, a seminar on "Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania was organized in Vlora to respond to...

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    Seminar "Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a new phase of Entrepreneurship, Growth and Competitiveness. Establishment of the Business Consortium "- Saranda 31 October 2018

    October 31, 2018

    Following the planned activities in the districts, on October 31, 2018, in the city of Saranda, was organized the activity "Albanian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a...

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    Visit of the Italian-Albanian Program in the Lombardy region of Milan, Italy

    October 29, 2018

    The Italo-Albanian program on its visit to Milan, Italy, organized important meetings for all those Albanian businesses that want to develop and develop partnerships for the development of their business...

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    Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a new phase of development of Entrepreneurship, Growth and competitiveness

    October 12, 2018

    Following the planned activities in the districts, on 12 October 2018, in the city of Korca, was organized the activity "Italian-Albanian SME Development Program in Albania to respond to a...

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    Workshop: “The Italian-Albanian Program for the Development of Albanian SMEs responding to the challenges of a new development stage of Entrepreneurship, Growth and Competitiveness”

    September 26, 2018

    The Italian-Albanian Program for the Development of Albanian SMEs, in close cooperation with the Durrës Chamber of Commerce, held in the city of Durrës an activity with topic “The Italian-Albanian...

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    Terra Madre Salone del Gusto

    September 26, 2018

    Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is the largest international event dedicated to food. Its 12th edition, organized in cooperation with the Region of Piemonte and the city of Torino, took...

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    Information and orientation workshop: “Enhancing access to finances - Financial instruments and programs supporting the Albanian SMEs”

    June 21, 2018

    As part of the activities planned in the districts, on June 19, 2018, in Durrës, the activity with the topic “Enhancing access to finances - Financial instruments and...

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