The President of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE), Antonio Garamendi, has warned that, with the exception of ‘digital kits’, European funds next generation eu “They are not reaching” SMEs, which is why it has demanded that the financial sector, working with the administration, be able to locate projects in which these companies can participate and approach them. .
He suggested, “It’s the branches that know the customer and may have the information to tell them: Why don’t we do that?” garment During the conference this Thursday ‘European Recovery Funds: Key Projects, in Detail’, after assuring that banks play a fundamental role in being able to inform SMEs about these funds.
and that garment He emphasized the need for these funds to reach small and medium-sized companies because “Spain is a country of SMEs,” he emphasized. In this sense, he has once again demanded that SMEs have greater financing capacity, up from the current 30% to 50%.
In addition, business representatives have criticized that it is sometimes “impossible” for companies to reach certain calls, as sometimes only Ten days The further situation for registration has become that this period has opened in mid-August. However, Garmendi hopes that the experience will allow him to improve in this direction. “I don’t think it was done in bad faith, but it is bad practice,” he said.
President of employer has criticized the 19000 million that Spain received in 2021, only 11 billion, which represents a difference of 8,000 million. “When we look at the data from the government, we see that 1 in 4 euros has gone to the companies,” he explained.
reason, according to garment, is that Spain is a “diverse and clear” country in autonomy, managing 50% of the wealth. “There is a bottleneck from the administrative and management point of view,” he warned.
Therefore, the chairman of employer It has said that, given the different realities and needs of different sectors, autonomy should play a major role in expediting the deployment of funds.
On the other hand, the President of the Employers’ Union, P. has highlighted the importance ofStrategic Projects for Economic Reform and Transformation (pert) because of its transformative and transcendental nature, which represents a paradigm shift for the economy and the country.
garment The government is “looking forward” to announce a “Perte” for the information industry, which not only covers the audiovisual sector, but also aims to make the journalism sector “more independent” and includes The platform and media is optimized over time.
Garamendi warns that European funds do not reach SMEs