Financial Inclusion for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Kazakhstan
This report looks at financial inclusion in Kazakhstan and considers how microfinance organizations could boost lending to its fast-growing micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
It analyzes the myriad hurdles that prevent many small enterprises from securing traditional bank loans and recommends ways business-focused lenders can help bridge the financing gap. Recommendations include expanding Kazakhstan’s microfinance market and ensuring nontraditional lenders become more tech-savvy to help MSMEs access sufficient credit, create jobs, and drive economic growth.
- Executive Summary
- Overview of the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Sector
- Key Stakeholders in Lending
- The Role of the Banking Sector in Lending
- Overview of the Microfinance Sector