Unlocking SME Finance in Asia: Roles of Credit Rating and Credit Guarantee Schemes

1st Edition

Naoyuki Yoshino, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary

July 18, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 464 Pages - 110 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138353428 - CAT# K402452
Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics


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There is limited access for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to bank credit. This book proposes new and sustainable models to help ease the access of SMEs to finance and boost economic growth and job creations in Asia. This book looks at the difficulties of SMEs in accessing finance and suggests ways on how to mitigate these challenges. It suggests how we can develop credit information infrastructures for SMEs to remedy the asymmetric information problem and to utilize credit rating techniques for the development of a sustainable credit guarantee scheme.

The book illustrates through cases of various Asian economies that had implemented credit guarantee schemes and credit risk databases and is a useful reference for lessons and policy recommendations.

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