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Financial Inclusion of SMEs in Colombia

5 April 2017|Briefing note

The magazine Coyuntura Pyme from the National Association of Financial Institutions (ANIF) published the article “Financial Inclusion of SMEs in Colombia,” written by the economic and financial consultant for ECLAC, Luis Alberto Zuleta J.

This article briefly describes the results of a broader investigation sponsored by ECLAC on the financial inclusion of SMEs in Colombia. The topic is developed in three sections: The indicators of SME credit access, derived primarily from the results of the Anif survey of SMEs; An examination into the relationship of SMEs’ use of credit and their productive development; And finally, some basic strategies are presented for the revision of SME financial inclusion policy in the country, based on the scope of ECLAC’s work.