This Citizens’ Summary 2021 for Eastern Partnership, published by EU4Business, presents an overview of the major results of EU support to SMEs per country in the past year.
In 2020, 71,851 SMEs were supported through the EU4Business Initiative in Eastern Partnership, generating an extra €1 billion in income and 50,466 new jobs, growing their turnover by 17.4%, and increasing their exports by 4.1% as a result.
This website is managed by the EU-funded Regional Communication Programme for the Eastern Neighbourhood ('EU NEIGHBOURS east’), which complements and supports the communication of the Delegations of the European Union in the Eastern partner countries, and works under the guidance of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and the European External Action Service. EU NEIGHBOURS east is implemented by a B&S Europe-led consortium. It is part of the larger Neighbourhood Communication Programme (2020-2024) for the EU's Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood, which also includes 'EU NEIGHBOURS south’ project that runs the EU Neighbours portal.