PRIMOM Microcredit Division

The Microcredit division  has been running the microcredit programme of the Hungarian Business Development Foundation successfully for over ten years. The conditions are as follows.

The aims of the credit:

It can be used for buying machinery, equipment and any other fixed assets or for financing current assets. The credit can not be used for the replacement old equipment with new ones or to meet other expenses like salaries, rents or utility bills.

The amount of credit:

The amount of credit can not excess 24.000 Euro limit (currently  6.000.000 Ft), including the finance of fixed assets.

The repayment term of the credit:

The term can be between 6 months to 5 years depending on the projection of the cash-flow of the business plan.

Self-contribution

It is a condition to eligibility. Self contribution can not be less than 20% of the amount of credit.

The validity of the credit

The credit has to be used up within 2 months of its approval, otherwise it is withdrawn. The deadline can only be changed by the Hungarian Enterprise Centre.

Postponement of repayment

Repayment has to start within 6 months. There is no postponement of interest repayment.

Security

Credit can only be given in return for a security that has to be 150% of the credit.

Interest

The credit interest is the same as the base interest rate of the National Bank at the time of contract. The interest is fixed for the whole repayment period. The interest has to be paid monthly. For delayed payment a  punitive interest rate has to be paid that  is in accordance with the Civil Law.

Commissions, fees and charges

The Hungarian Enterprise Centre does not apply any further commissions, fees and charges.

Applying for further credits

A business can only apply for microcredit only three times. For other applications the microcredit can be used as part of the self-contribution .

For further details please contact:

PRIMOM Microcredit Division /4400 Nyíregyháza, Váci M. út 41./

Tel: 42/502-109; Fax: 42/502-172; E-mail:  mikrohitel@nyirinku.hu

 

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PRIMOM Regional  Enterprise Centres Results

Results, number of participants number of items

Customers, number of counselling

2.900 people

Education

70 people

 

Euro Info Centre

Results, number of participants number of items

Euro Info Centre number of customers

1.350

Number of events

11

Number of events where participated as exhibitor, lecturer

14

European Union publications          

87

Leaflets

6,000

 

Hungarian Enterprise Foundation/Ministry of Economy network base programme

Results, number of participants  number of items

Basic Information

697 people

Basic Advising

52 people

Number of Customers all together: 4,969 people
Leaflets all together: 60,000

Number of Customers from 1992 until 2001:

Date

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Customernumber

3.872

11.889

15.718

9.507

10.769

10.683

7.524

2.581

5.034

4.969