36117-013: Small and Medium Enterprise Regional Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


By providing access to medium-to long-term funds, a critical market gap, and encouraging the PCBs to proactively seek financing opportunities among regional SMEs, the Small and Medium Enterprise Regional Development Project (SMERDP) seeks to redress existing regional imbalances and enhance the growth and development of regional SMEs. Simultaneously, access to business development services can foster linkages to appropriate technology and target markets. Access to scale economies, equity, and ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 36117-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2381
Approval Date 06 Dec 2007
Closing Date 15 Aug 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,000
Geographical Location SMEs located outside the urbanized western province (Colombo, Gampaha, and Kalutara districts)
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and medium enterprise development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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