Published on February 21, 2018
Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2018 contributes to filling the knowledge gap in SME finance trends and conditions. This annual publication provides information on debt, equity, asset-based finance, and conditions for SME and entrepreneurship finance, complemented by an overview of recent policy measures to support access to finance. By providing a solid evidence base, the report supports governments in their actions to foster SME access to finance and encourages a culture of policy evaluation.
The 2018 report covers 43 countries world-wide. In addition to the core indicators on SME financing, it provides additional information on recent developments in capital market finance for SMEs, crowdfunding and related activities, and findings of demand-side surveys. It contains a thematic chapter on the evaluation of publicly supported credit guarantee schemes.
|Recent Trends in SME and Entrepreneurship Finance|
|Evaluating publicly supported credit guarantee programmes for SMEs: Selected results from an OECD/EC survey|
|EIB Group support to SMEs and midcaps|
|EBRD Small Business Initiative (SBI)|
|Methodology for producing the national Scoreboards|
|Standardised table for SME finance data collection|
|Statistical resources on SME and entrepreneurship finance|
Country Notes43 chapters available
21/02/2018 - The 2018 edition of the OECD Scoreboard on Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs was launched in Mexico by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General and Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Mexican Minister of the economy on the occasion of the OECD SME Ministerial Conference.
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