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Oshchadbank concluded loan agreement for UAH 26.5 mln with spice producer Natur Svit

30 March , 2024  

State-owned Oschadbank (Kyiv) has entered into a UAH 26.5 million loan agreement with spice exporter and producer Natur Svit, and provided an UAH 8 million grant under the e-Work program to Sumy Textile Company, the bank’s chairman of the board, Serhiy Naumov, said on Facebook.

He clarified that the loan to Natur-Svit was issued under the state program “Affordable Loans 5-7-9%” and in cooperation with the Export Credit Agency (ECA) as part of the initiative to insure foreign economic contracts.

According to Naumov, the grant to Sumy Textile Company, which produces hosiery, was provided in the area of processing.

The Oschadbank CEO noted that over the past year, the financial institution’s loan portfolio for MSMEs in Sumy region grew by 29% to almost UAH 1 billion, and the bank’s market share in the region was 25% at the beginning of the year.

According to the Clarity Project, Natur Svit (Kyiv) was registered in November 2008, with Andriy Inshyn listed as the ultimate beneficiary. The company’s revenue in 2023 decreased by 10.9% to UAH 220.8 million, while net profit increased by 4.7% to UAH 29.5 million.

According to the Clarity Project, Sumy Textile Company’s revenue in 2023 decreased by 34.9% to UAH 151.1 million, while net profit decreased by 4.6 times to UAH 7.47 million. The company was registered in April 2022 and is owned and operated by Oleksandr Karpov.

According to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), as of February 1 this year, Oschadbank ranked second in terms of total assets (UAH 369.56 billion) among 63 banks operating in the country.

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