34173-012: Urban Small Business Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the TA is to support economic growth by promoting development of the urban SME sector. The TA will review the status of SME development in Kazakhstan, and its policy, legal, and regulatory framework. It will also identify and evaluate appropriate financial institutions that could act as intermediaries in the delivery of finance to SMEs. This will provide a basis for formulating an assistance program that will include a set of policy and regulatory recommendations, a plan for ... Read More

Country Kazakhstan
Project Number 34173-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 3633
Approval Date 21 Feb 2001
Geographical Location Urban areas.
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and Medium Enterprise Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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