Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Line of Credit Project-Additional Financing (ADB-49273-003)

Countries
  • Sri Lanka
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
FI
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jun 8, 2018
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Borrower
Government of Sri Lanka
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Finance
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 9.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD)
$ 9.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 25, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank website, "the loan and first additional financing for the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Line of Credit Project (the Project) focus on a development priority: financial inclusion of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Sri Lanka.

This second additional financing to be financed on a grant basis by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) will increase the ongoing Project''s benefit to women-led SMEs in Sri Lanka by improving access to finance for underserved women-led SMEs."

 

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Lambert, Donald J.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Finance and Mass Media
The Secretariat Building
Colombo 01
Sri Lanka

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB

The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main