This report reviews the micro, small and medium-sized business sector in the Republic of Moldova, as well as governmental policies related to small and medium-sized enterprises, particularly regarding financing and innovation.
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Abbreviations Executive Summary Chapter 1. The Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Sector in the Republic of Moldova -1.1. The economic environment: Key structural features of the economy -1.2. Size and structure of the SME sector -1.3. The business climate -1.4. Institutional framework for SMEs policy in the Republic of Moldova -1.5. The role of the donor community -1.6. Conclusions Chapter 2.Review of SME Policy in the Republic of Moldova -2.1. Creating an environment in which entrepreneurs and family businesses can thrive and entrepreneurship is rewarded -2.2. Ensuring that honest entrepreneurs who have faced bankruptcy quickly get a second chance -2.3. Designing rules according to the “think small first” principle -2.4. Make public administration responsive to SMEs -2.5. Adapting public policy tools to SME needs -2.6. Facilitating access of SMEs to finance and developing a legal and business environment supportive of timely payments in commercial transactions -2.7. Helping SMEs to benefit more from the opportunities offered Conclusion: Key Findings and Priorities for SME Policy Reform -The contribution of SMEs to the economic performanceof the Republic of Moldova -Review of the priorities of the SME Programme