Financial Crisis, Trade Finance, and SMEs: Case of Central Asia
AbstractThis paper surveys studies of the importance of Central Asian small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the economy and their experience during the Russian financial crisis. It also uses survey data from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Surveys to infer noteworthy characteristics, features, and dependencies on financing of Central Asian SMEs and, consequently, derive the potential impact of the crisis on the sector. The paper also assesses government support for SMEs and the necessary market reforms that will give a boost to the sector’s development in the region.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Asian Development Bank Institute in its series ADBI Working Papers with number 187.
Length: 50 pages
Date of creation: 25 Jan 2010
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smes; central asia; financial policies; financial development; small- and medium-sized enterprises;
Other versions of this item:
- Gloria O. Pasadilla, 2010. "Financial Crisis, Trade Finance, and SMEs : Case of Central Asia," Finance Working Papers 22924, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
- Gloria O. Pasadilla, 2010. "Financial Crisis, Trade Finance, and SMEs: Case of Central Asia," Working Papers id:3023, eSocialSciences.
- E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
- G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
- G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
- G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
- G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-03-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENT-2010-03-13 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-MAC-2010-03-13 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-TRA-2010-03-13 (Transition Economics)
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