Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs

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2306-5265 (online)
2306-5257 (print)
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Published annually, this report documents the financing difficulties of SMES and entrepreneurs and monitors trends in 31 countries, along with government policy responses to deal with these challenges.

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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2015

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Publication Date :
16 Apr 2015
Pages :
9789264228979 (PDF) ; 9789264228962 (print)

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This fourth edition monitors SMEs’ and entrepreneurs’ access to finance in 34 countries over the period 2007-13, across an expanded array of indicators, including debt, equity, asset-based finance and framework conditions. These are complemented by an overview of recent developments in public and private initiatives to support SME finance, and a special focus on non-performing loans. The report aims to provide a comprehensive framework for policy makers and other stakeholders to evaluate the financing needs of SMEs.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Reader's guide: Indicators and methodology
Chapter 2. Recent trends in SME and entrepreneurship finance
Chapter 3. Non-performing loans: Insights from the scoreboard on SME finance
Chapter 4. Country profiles of SME and enterpreneurship financing 2007-2013

-Czech Republic
-The Netherlands
-New Zealand
-Russian Federation
-Slovak Republic
-United Kingdom
-United States
Annex A. Methodology for producing the national scoreboards
Annex B. Standardised table for SME finance data collection
Annex C. Standardised format for reporting government policy programmes