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ECLAC analyzes the importance of financial inclusion for SMEs

Esteban Pérez-Caldentey, Chief of the Financing for Development Unit at ECLAC, analyzes the importance of financial inclusion of SMEs in an interview organized by ONE (The National Entrepreneur Observatory) in Mexico.

15 March 2017|Briefing note

Esteban Pérez examines the state of financial inclusion in Mexico and the region, and describes ECLAC’s project to promote financial inclusion of SMEs. He also addresses the obstacles that SMEs face in accessing the formal financial system; and explains why financial inclusion in Latin America must be seen as a productive insertion policy. Finally, he analyzes the role of development banks in innovation for financial inclusion.

The transcript is available for download.