Prezentacja na temat: "Lodz Regional Development Agency FINANCING ACTIVITIES OF A REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY WITH THE LODZ REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY AS AN EXAMPLE 2 nd European."— Zapis prezentacji:
Lodz Regional Development Agency FINANCING ACTIVITIES OF A REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY WITH THE LODZ REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY AS AN EXAMPLE 2 nd European Congress of CEEC Development Agencies 11 – 13 June 2001, Lublin (PL)
Łódzka Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego SA Lodz Regional Development Agency (LRDA) 90-002 Łódź ul. Tuwima 22/26 tel. 0-42 632 18 92 fax 0-42 633 07 63 http://www.larr.lodz.pl e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org@mazurek.man.lodz.pl President of the Board: Paweł Żuromski
Lodz Region (since 1 January 1999). area (sq km) population (thousand). Lodz RegionPoland 18 219 5,8% 2 663,6 6,9% 312 685 100% 38 667,0 100% Statistic data:
Total number of SMEs Share in the total number of enterprises Number of employees in SME Share of employees in SMEs total number of employees Characteristic of the regional SME sector. 1 Lodz Region 203.115 99,85% 0,6 mln 72,66% Poland 2.546.405 99,76% 6,9 mln 61,10%
Lodz Regional Development Agency WHO WE ARE... LRDA is a joint stock company set up in 1992 as an initiative of regional authorities and with the assistance of public institutions and private entrepreneurs. LRDA carries out a wide range of activities relating to the economic development of the Lodz Region and its enterprises. LRDA is a leader in the field of promotion and implementation of the regional development projects in accordance with European Union standards.
Lodz Regional Development Agency SHAREHOLDERS OF THE LRDA... Public institutions: Agency for industrial Development City of Lodz Lodz Voivodship Ozorkow Commune Radio of Lodz Commercial banks Private entrepreneurs Initiation share capital -2.050.000,-PLN
Lodz Regional Development Agency WHAT WE DO.... 4 Support for the development of small and medium enterprises by financial instruments, training and advisory services; 4 Services for regional institutions: advice for communes in the field of development and implementation of local strategies, advice concerning access to foreign assistance programmes, feasibility studies for infrastructure projects, trainings for local authorities; 4 Management of the PHARE programmes and promotion of the EU structural policy; 4 Economic promotion of the Lodz Region and assistance for investors..
Financial Instruments for SME in the Lodz Region Financial Instruments managed by LRDA: Loan Fund for Investment Projects Guarantee Fund for SME
The Loan Fund for investment 1996 The Loan Fund for investment was established on the basis of the state budget reserve for the support of regional restructuring programmes. 1996 -start of the Fund activities LRDAs Loan Fund – financial resources Financial resources of the Fund 1996 - I grant from the state budget-3,0 mio PLN 1997 - II grant from the state budget-3,1 mio PLN Interest revenues-1,9 mio PLN Total - 31.12.2000.-8,0 mio PLN
Number of loans granted- 147 Amount of investment (thousand PLN)- 66.606,1 Amount of loans granted (thousand PLN)- 21.480,8 Loans granted in 1996 - 2000 TOTAL LRDAs Loan Fund - statistic Creating new jobs (declared) - 2.050
LRDAs Guarantee Fund for SMEs The Guarantee Fund for SMEs was established 1996 The Guarantee Fund for SMEs was established on the basis of financial resources of Municipality of Lodz and LRDA. 1996 -start of the Fund activities Financial resources (thousand) Grant from the Municipality of Lodz-50,0 PLN LRDAs capital-100,0 PLN Interest revenues-50,3 PLN Total (31.12.2000)200,3 PLN GuarGuar
Grant Scheme of the PHARE-STRUDER Number of grants obtained- 235 Total amount of grants- 7.592.475 EUR Number of new jobs created- 2.786 Number of application - 346 The Lodz Region