44057-012: Second Private Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program - Subprogram 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed Subprogram 1 of the Second Private Sector and SME Development Program, to be financed from a loan totaling $5 million equivalent plus a grant of $10 million (both from ADF sources), will support the Government of Lao PDR s strategy to develop the small and medium-sized enterprises sector and undertake domestic trade-related reforms with a view to promoting the SME sector as a way to achieve sustained and inclusive economic growth. The expected overall impact of the Program is ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 44057-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2791
Grant No. 0260
Approval Date 04 Oct 2011
Closing Date 31 Jan 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 15,000
Sector Industry and trade
Public sector management
Subsector Small and medium enterprise development
Trade and services
Economic affairs management
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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