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South Asia enterprise development facility - 2003 Annual Report (English)

South Asia's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are at the heart of economic growth, creating economic opportunity and reducing poverty for millions. Their vitality is all the more impressive in the light of the constraints that they face in this region-heavy regulations, difficulty in raising financing, lack of professional services to support their growth, barriers to entering markets, and lack of infrastructure.

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  • Document Date

    2003/06/01

  • Document Type

    Annual Report

  • Report Number

    36493

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    South Asia enterprise development facility - 2003 Annual Report

  • Keywords

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South Asia enterprise development facility - 2003 Annual Report (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/923341468314074144/South-Asia-enterprise-development-facility-2003-Annual-Report