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Philippines: Impact of COVID-19 on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises

Detailed country-level view of the impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs

The extended community quarantine imposed by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 has adversely affected micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines. This report highlights the nature and extent of the impact of COVID-19 on the cash-flows, business operations, and supply chains of these MSMEs. It delves deeper into the coping strategies they adopted to mitigate the effects of this disruption. The report also provides recommendations for policymakers and financial service providers to help accelerate the recovery of the MSME sector.


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By Aakash Mehrotra, Gayatri, Mohak Srivastava, Nitish Narain, Shobhit Mishra & Louie Cepe