Credit unions to offer farmers loans up to €300,000
Barry Murphy
Farmers seeking larger loans will soon be able to access finance from a number of select Credit Unions.
NI farm borrowings fall to five-year low
The level of debt accrued on NI farms fell to a five-year low point in 2022, with fewer loans being applied for.
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Warning over security on loan borrowings
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Bank of Ireland first to commit to new round of low-interest loans
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Danske launches new climate action plan
The bank has a significant carbon footprint across all its activities, including agriculture.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
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Remedying the banking relationship
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Spain cuts VAT on bread and milk
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