Research Project Reports

ASEAN SME Policy Index 2014 Towards Competitive and Innovative ASEAN SMEs

By ERIA SME Research Working Group

ERIA Research Project Report 2012-8

Posted: June 2014


List of Project Members


Working Group Members

PROF. FUKUNARI KIMURA (PROJECT SUPERVISOR): Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta.

DR. SOTHEA OUM (PROJECT COORDINATOR): Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).

MR. ANTONIO FANELLI (PROJECT ADVISOR): Deputy Head, Private Sector Development Division, Global Relation Secretariats, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), France.

MS. ANITA RICHTER (PROJECT ADVISOR): Policy Analyst, Private Sector Development Division, Global Relation Secretariats, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), France.

MR. SHAZALI SULAIMAN: Partner, Kylnveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG), Brunei Darussalam.

MR. HAY SOVUTHEA: Researcher, Supreme National Economic Council, Cambodia.

MR. LAY SOKKHEANG: Researcher, Supreme National Economic Council, Cambodia.

MR. NGUON YANA: Researcher, Supreme National Economic Council, Cambodia.

DR. YOSE RIZAL DAMURI: Economist, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia.

MR. DENI FRIAWAN: Researcher, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia.

MS. PRATIWI KARTIKA: Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia.

DR. PHOUPHET KYOPHILAVONG: Associate Professor, National University of Laos (NUoL), Lao PDR.

PROF. RAJAH RASIAH: Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

DR. VGR CHANDRAN GOVINDARAJU: Associate Professor University of Malaya.

MR. SAAD MOHD SAID: University of Malaya.

DR. NG BOON KWEE: University of Malaya.

DR. NU NU LWIN: Professor, Department of Management Studies, Monywa Institute of Economics, Myanmar.

DR. AYE THU HTUN: Lecturer, Department of Management Studies, Yangon Institute of Economics.

DR. AUNG KYAW: Lecturer, Department of Commerce, Monywa Institute of Economics.

DR. RAFAELITA ALDABA: Senior Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), Philippines.

DR. FERNANDO T. ALDABA: Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines).

DR. SHANDRE M. THANGAVELU: Associate Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore.

DR. CHAIYUTH PUNYASAVATSUT: Associate Professor, Thammasat University, Thailand.

DR. NGUYEN THI LUYEN: Deputy Director of Department of Enterprise Reform and Development, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam.

MR. BUI VAN DUNG: Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam.

MR. TRINH DUC CHIEU: Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam.

MR. NGUYEN THANH TAM: Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), Vietnam.


Full Report


RPR-FY2012-8

Contents


Front cover

Organisation Profiles

Foreword

Foreword for ASEAN SME Policy Index

Acknowledgements

List of Project Members

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures, Acronyms and Abbreviation

Prologue Overview of the ASEAN SME Policy Index

Chapter 1. Institutional Framework

Chapter 2. Access to Support Services

Chapter 3. Cheaper and Faster Start-up and Better Legislation and Regulations for SMEs

Chapter 4. Access to Finance

Chapter 5. Technology and Technology Transfer

Chapter 6. International Market Expansion

Chapter 7. Promotion of Entrepreneurial Education

Chapter 8. Developing Stronger, More Effective Representation of SMEs' Interests

Chapter 9. Ways Forward: Towards an Effective SME Development Policy in ASEAN

References

Appendix

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