BOG46 Seminar: MSME Development in the Caribbean: Towards a New Frontier

The seminar discussion on the study, “Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Development in the Caribbean: Towards a New Frontier” is focused on four areas: (a) strengths; weaknesses; opportunities; and risks facing MSMEs, and the strategic implications over the next decade; (b) the “doing business” constraints, including access to finance; (c) robustness of current policy, regulatory and institutional frameworks for MSME development and recommendations for improvement; and (d) opportunities for innovation; enhanced competitiveness; and export expansion. The Study is intended to provide practical policy and other recommendations for MSME expansion and development.