The purpose of the technical assistance (TA) was to address constraints and to recommend strategies for improving trade efficiency and promoting trade activities conducted by SMEs at key border crossing points along the People’s Republic of China (PRC)-Viet Nam and the PRC-Mongolia borders.
Increased depth and diversity of information and financial services available to SME traders
- Analysis of a dataset created from the surveys of key border sites
- Recommendations on policy and regulatory changes to increase SME access to finance
- Recommendations supported by banks, financial institutions, and other SME service providers on new financial product options for SME border traders
- Recommendations on policy and regulatory changes in nonfinancial areas to enhance trade efficiency and information access for SME border traders
|Funding Agency||Amount (USD millions)||Notes|
|Asian Development Bank||1.5|