Viet Nam: Second Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program
The Second Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Program (the program) comprised two subprograms: Subprogram 1—implemented from December 2010 to July 2011, and Subprogram 2—implemented from November 2013 to June 2014. The program was designed to assist the government’s implementation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) development policies in partnership with the Asian Development Bank. Subprogram 1 supported the implementation of strategic policy reforms of improving the business environment and regulatory framework, and enhancing access to finance SME development. Subprogram 2 extended the support for reforms to encourage SME development. This validation covers both subprograms. IED overall assessment: Successful.