31575-013: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project's principal goal is to promote balanced and sustainable economic growth and thereby reduce poverty. In pursuit of this goal, the Project is expected to: (i) revitalize, diversify, and enhance the competitiveness of, Uzbekistan's private sector SMEs; (ii) improve the policy, legal, and regulatory framework for SMEs; (iii) create increased value addition through backward and forward linkages with primary and tertiary sectors, respectively; (iv) generate and sustain additional ... Read More

Country Uzbekistan
Project Number 31575-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1799
Approval Date 11 Dec 2000
Closing Date 14 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,000
Geographical Location Nationwide.
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and Medium Enterprise Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
R. Narasimham
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Natl Bank of Uzbekistan for Foreign Eco Activity

Pakhta Bank

PDS Creation Date
24 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
16 Oct 2007