History

June

Opening of USAID’s Strengthening Credit Support Program, which also addressed the establishment and operationalization of KCGF.

September

Registration of the first Credit for a KCGF guarantee.


August

Signing of the first agreement with banks.

Establishment of KCGF MIS.


May

Agreement between USAID and the CBK on Grant Administration for contribution to the KCGF Capital.

Cooperation agreement between KCGF and CBK.


April

The ceremony of the operationalization of KCGF.


February

Constitution of the Board of Directors and the Statute of KCGF approved.


January

Law on the establishment of the KCGF is adopted, thus creating the legal basis for the establishment of the institution.

December

Signing of agreements in the amount of 7.450 million EUR between the German Development Bank (KFW) and the Ministry of Finance, dedicated to increasing the KCGF capital 


November

The 10 million EUR Guarantee Agreement is signed between the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund (KCGF) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) represented by the Swedish Embassy.

June

USAID EMPOWER Credit Support Program concluded.


January

The local Managing Director of the Fund was appointed.

 

December

KCGF implements the Agro Window.


June

KCGF becomes a member of the European Association of Guarantee Institutions – AECM


March

KCGF Launches the Agro Window in cooperation with KfW

October

KCGF and FMC sign the agreement for implementation of Renewable Energy.

 

September 

KCGF signs the guarantee agreements with the Financial Partner Institutions regarding the COSME program, in which case it starts the implementation of this Program.

 

May

KCGF signs the agreement with the European Investment Fund for the COSME Program.

 

February 

KCGF starts the implementation of the Agro Window.

December

The launch of the Economic Recovery Package.

 

November

Signing of the agreement with the value of 5 million euros between the German Development Bank (KFW) and the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund, which is dedicated to increase the capital of the KCGF to support windows within the Economic Recovery Package.

 

September

Signing of the subsidiary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund, as a result of the financing agreement between the Republic of Kosovo and the World Bank for the Financial Sector Strengthening Project.

 

April

Signing of the agreement with the value of 6.5 million euros between the German Development Bank (KFW) and the Ministry of Finance, which is dedicated to increase the capital of the Kosovo Credit Guarantee Fund to support the Agro Window.