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  1. 23 March 2020

    Ad­di­tion­al KfW Spe­cial Pro­gramme 2020 for the econ­o­my to be launched to­day

    Businesses will be provided with additional support and may submit applications as of now. KfW will assume up to 90 per cent of the risks and cut interest rates.

  2. 23 March 2020

    Ger­man gov­ern­ment an­nounces €50 bil­lion in emer­gen­cy aid for small busi­ness­es

    Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Economic Affairs Minister Peter Altmaier today unveiled a comprehensive package of additional measures, including up to €50 billion for small businesses, self-employed individuals, and members of the liberal professions.

  3. 23 March 2020

    Ger­man gov­ern­ment adopts sup­ple­men­tary bud­get for 2020

    German government adopts supplementary budget for 2020

  4. 23 March 2020

    Large-scale fed­er­al as­sis­tance to pro­tect busi­ness­es and jobs

    German government activates the Economic Stabilisation Fund

  5. 1 April 2020

    Coro­n­avirus: im­me­di­ate fed­er­al eco­nom­ic as­sis­tance now avail­able

    Implementation of the federal scheme now ready in the German Länder

  6. 6 April 2020

    Ger­man gov­ern­ment adopts more ex­ten­sive Quick Loan Pro­gramme

    In light of the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis, the German government is launching an additional extensive programme to its protective shield for small and medium-sized businesses. Based on the modified Temporary Framework for state aid measures published on 3 April 2020 by the European Commission, the German government is now introducing a comprehensive Quick Loan Programme (KfW-Schnellkredit) for small and medium-sized businesses. The programme will be run by the government-owned promotional bank KfW.

  7. 24 August 2020

    Ger­many to is­sue Green Ger­man Fed­er­al Se­cu­ri­ties from 2020

    The Federal Republic of Germany is publishing its first framework for Green German Federal Securities today. The aim of these securities is to make Germany’s “green” budget spending transparent while also strengthening the country’s position in the area of sustainable finance. As a benchmark issuer for the euro area, the German federal government will offer different maturities, establish a green yield curve, and thus create added value for the sustainable finance market in Europe.