Bank Financing of SMEs in Five Sub-Saharan African Countries: The Role of Competition, Innovation, and the Government

G. Berg, M. Fuchs | The World Bank

This paper provides an overview of the state of access to bank financing for SMEs in five Sub-Saharan African countries and analyzes the drivers behind banks' involvement with SMEs. The paper builds on data collected through five in-depth studies in Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Tanzania between 2010 and 2012.

Tanzania, South Africa, Rwanda, Nigeria, Kenya, SME Finance & Leasing, Legal & Regulatory Environment, Banking
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