Publications

G20 Action Plan on SME Financing: Credit Infrastructure Country Self-Assessment Consolidated Report

Small and Medium-Sized enterprises (SMEs) make up a large majority of businesses globally and play a crucial role in global economic development through job creation, economic growth, and innovation. For the health of the global economy, it is imperative that they have access to the needed credit to grow and expand.

Publications

Publications

G20 Action Plan on SME Financing: Credit Infrastructure Country Self-Assessment Consolidated Report
Small and Medium-Sized enterprises (SMEs) make up a large majority of businesses globally and play a crucial role in global economic development through job creation, economic growth, and innovation. For the health of the global economy, it is imperative that they have access to the needed credit to grow and expand. Credit infrastructure remains...
The 2nd Asia Pacific Alternative Finance Industry Report
The report highlights that whilst alternative finance remains small as a proportion of overall credit outstanding in the financial system of many countries, it is growing rapidly. Australia is fast becoming a regional leader (behind China), which is evidenced by the substantial growth of alternative finance compared with the low base of US$27...
BDRC SME Finance Monitor Q2 2017
After the significant events both in the UK and globally in 2016 (EU referendum, Donald Trump etc), the first half of 2017 included a snap general election and the start of the Brexit negotiations. This report provides an overview of how SMEs have reacted to these events over time. The SME Finance Monitor surveys 4,500 businesses every quarter...
EIF Working Paper n. 44: Financing Micro Firms in Europe: An Empirical Analysis
Research & Market Analysis (RMA) has the presents "Financing Micro Firms in Europe: An Empirical Analysis", n.44 of EIF's Working Paper Series. The vast majority of firms in Europe are micro firms. This EIF Working Paper investigates the financing patterns of these enterprises. Based on a large European company-level data set, the paper finds...
Mastercard Report: Building Electronic Payment Acceptance at the Base of the Pyramid to Advance Financial Inclusion
This report developed by the Global Acceptance team at Mastercard recognizes the important role for merchant acceptance of electronic payments in advancing Financial Inclusion. Furthermore, it moves the conversation forward by uncovering insights into how to advance electronic payment acceptance at the base of the pyramid. In the report, several...
De-Risking and Other Challenges in the Emerging Market Financial Sector
Recent efforts to strengthen the global financial system will ultimately contribute to greater financial stability and a safer world. However, the resultant de-risking is reportedly having a negative impact on banking in emerging markets. With this 2017 Correspondent Banking in Emerging Markets Survey of over 300 banking clients in 92 countries,...
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Global Report 2016/17
Babson College is a founding institution and lead sponsor of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). GEM is a global consortium that conducts research on 66 world economies. GEM brings together over 400 researchers from across the globe and includes more than 100 institutions every year. The first report was published in 1999. Students can...
Resultados Encuesta Actividad 2017 REGAR
Esta encuesta ha estado dirigida a todas las instituciones del ámbito de la Red Iberoamericana de garantías REGAR, habiéndose recibido 31 respuestas de 12 países, para conocer su precepción sobre la actividad de garantía y el entorno económico financiero, tanto del año 2016 como el 2017. La encuesta sigue un planteamiento muy parecido a una...
Comparative Study Results of the Credit Gurantee Activity 2017
Following the analysis of the AECM and the REGAR Guarantee Activity Surveys, this presentation strives to compare the results of REGAR (31 members) and AECM (29 members) who have answered similar questions on: Demand of SMEs for guarantees, Guarantee activity of the institution, Bank Financing, Alternative instruments, Future Focus and General...
SME Attitudes to Borrowing
This survey was carried out on behalf of Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance (HCIF) and included individual responses from 502 companies in the U.K. Overall 67.13% of the companies surveyed have sought out external sources of financing in the past 12 months, although 35.06% of them will try to avoid borrowing money if at all possible. The main reason...