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16 December 2021

Rentenbank funding plans for 2022 amount to EUR 11 billion

Frankfurt. For 2022, Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank expects its funding volume with maturities of more than two years to be around EUR 11 billion.

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11 August 2021

Rentenbank first half 2021 - robust demand for loans in the Agriculture and Renewable Energy promotional lines

Frankfurt. Rentenbank saw a significant increase in demand for promotional loans in its Agriculture promotional line in the first six months of 2021. This can be attributed to the Agriculture Investment Programme which Rentenbank set up on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL). The programme combines special promotional loans for agriculture with grants from the BMEL for investments in environmentally and resource friendly technologies.

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28 April 2021

Rentenbank - significant demand for promotional loans

- New impetus from programmes for agriculture and forestry, instigated by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)

- Green Bond Benchmark makes its debut

- Rentenbank enhances its resilience despite pandemic

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13 April 2021

Rentenbank and TechQuartier launch fourth bootcamp for startups in agribusiness

Frankfurt. Rentenbank, Germany’s development agency for agribusiness and rural areas, and the Frankfurt-based innovation center TechQuartier are again hosting a 3-day bootcamp for startups. Applications can be submitted until 3 May 2021 at

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29 January 2021

Fiscal Year 2020 – Strong promotional business for Rentenbank, fresh impetus for sustainable growth, enhanced resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

Frankfurt. Rentenbank can look back at 2020 as a year of strong promotional business. Germany’s development agency for agribusiness and rural areas has increased its new promotional business to EUR 11.2 billion. Its new business in low interest special promotional loans achieved EUR 6 billion. Business in the Rural Development promotional line increased most markedly. Rentenbank created fresh impetus for sustainable growth through two programmes initiated by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture for the agricultural and forestry sectors. Even during COVID-19 pandemic, exceptionally high capital and collateralisation ratios underline the Bank’s resilience.

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