• 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

    € 29.9 Mil.
    Amount financed for SMEs
    € 19, 2 Mil.
    Capital investments for SMEs
    142
    Partner Financial Institutions
    1833
    New jobs generated
    11
    Institucione Financiare Partnere

    Latest news

    Meeting with the Women's Chamber of Commerce

    July 27, 2020

    A meeting with women entrepreneurs, who are getting together, to give themselves a voice and power in decision-making as well as to give girls and other women opportunities for employment...

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    Meeting with the National Chamber of Craftsmen

    July 10, 2020

    Today's meeting on 09.07.2020 took place together with the National Chamber of Craftsmen and the multifunctional center `` New Generation`` a meeting in the framework of the establishment of the...

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    Workshop in Kolonja

    March 4, 2020

    For business, for K❤lonja. "Italian - Albanian Small and Medium Enterprises Development Program" together with Kolonja Municipality and AZ_consulting_albania in presenting grants, soft loans, cooperation, with one goal: Support, development...

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    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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