Assessment of financing needs of SMEs in the Western Balkans countries - Synthesis Report

This study was commissioned by the EIB with funding from the Enterprise Development & Innovation Facility , EDIF. The study assesses the financing needs of the SMEs in the Western Balkans countries and the market failures that are constraining the development of the SME sector. In addition the study addresses the funding needs of the intermediaries that specialize in SME financing and examines the potential for different types of financial products including equity, guarantees, trade finance and other risk-bearing instrument.

Document type
  • Report


Publication Year


Geographical focus
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
  • General

Entry created by Gabriela Cikikyan on June 2, 2020
Modified on June 2, 2020