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IFC Lends Support to UniCredit Leasing to Enhance SME and Climate Financing in Romania

The EUR 27.5 million investment will generate jobs, boost energy-efficiency measures, and help reduce carbon emissions.​

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IFC and AIA Sri Lanka Partner to Increase Sri Lankan Women's Access to Insurance, Create More Jobs

Under the agreement, IFC will help AIA Sri Lanka develop a women's insurance program strategy and suitable products for Sri Lankan women.

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New IFC Survey Reveals A Third of Workers in Bangladesh’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Now Jobless in Wake of COVID-19 Impacts

A staggering 37 percent of workers in Bangladesh’s micro, small and medium enterprises lost their jobs, either temporarily or permanently, in the space of one month, with 94 percent of MSMEs experiencing a sharp drop sales due to the impact of COVID-19.

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Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Sri Lanka

Findings from a survey and interviews with SME clients of financial institutions

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IFC Is Ready to Invest up to $2 Billion Pesos in ABL Trust Mexico to Promote SMEs Recovery

This investment is the first of five proposed commitments to ABL Trust Mexico that could reach a total of $2 billion pesos in the next three to five years.

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IFC Supports Banco Agromercantil, BAM to Expand Financing for SMEs Affected by COVID-19, Helping Economic Recovery in Guatemala

More than 1000 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Guatemala will have improved access to finance, as a result of a partnership between IFC and Banco Agromercantil.

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Navigating Through COVID-19

A snapshot on how the pandemic affected MSMEs in Guinea

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IFC and Compass Group Announce Investment for up to $21 Million to Help Micro and Small Peruvian Enterprises

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Compass Group have announced an alliance to channel working capital to hundreds of Peruvian companies from multiple economic sectors which have been severely impacted by the economic crisis generated by the COVID–19 pandemic.

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Survey Reveals Extent of the Fallout From the Pandemic on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Nepal

Based on a sample of more than 540 representatives from MSMEs across all provinces, the survey revealed that over 80 percent of businesses have suffered from a slump in sales.

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IFC and MBA Work To Improve Access to Funding for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Mongolia

A new agreement between IFC and the Mongolian Bankers Association will help improve access to funding for 200,000 micro, small and medium enterprises cumulatively over the next five years by developing a vibrant market for value chain finance in Mongolia.