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Industry-Oriented and Cloud-Based Services - Help to Improve ICT Adoption and Global Value Chain Integration for SMEs

Nanjing, the host city of the 21st APEC SME Ministerial Meeting, has been leading various efforts to empower SMEs innovative and sustainable growth. One of their main strategies was to set up Nanjing SME IT Adoption Service Center. Through the evolvement of the organization and its activities in the last several years, they have accumulated successful experiences on how to promote the use of ICT among SMEs and on how to improve the level of ICT adoption in manufacture-on-demand, e-commerce application, logistics and supply chain collaboration, business management and others.

IUMK Business Licensing for Micro and Small Enterprises – Indonesian Experiences

Simple, easy and free-of-charge business licensing for micro and small enterprises (MSE).The license provides protection for MSE in doing businesses at the designated location, access to business mentoring, and access to financial sources by registering and opening saving account at the government owned banks. Since the first launched of the initiatives in 2015, 175,646 business licenses were issued and 12,643 new saving accounts were opened at the BRI (Government owned bank).

IUMK Business Licensing for Micro and Small Enterprises – Indonesian Experiences

Simple, easy and free-of-charge business licensing for micro and small enterprises (MSE).The license provides protection for MSE in doing businesses at the designated location, access to business mentoring, and access to financial sources by registering and opening saving account at the government owned banks. Since the first launched of the initiatives in 2015, 175,646 business licenses were issued and 12,643 new saving accounts were opened at the BRI (Government owned bank).

Digital Financial Services: Indonesia Infrastructure Development for Financial Inclusion

Indonesia introduced about its National Strategy for Financial Inclusion which had three main goals: equitable income distribution, poverty reduction and financial system stability. The program also provided SMEs access to finance with some programs such as land certification, livestock insurance, financial record keeping culture, and bazaar intermediation. To support this program, government develop infrastructure for financial inclusion through digital financial services.

SME Seminar on Cross Border Trade in APEC Region

The seminar on CBT in the APEC Region took place on 4-5 February 2014 in Bali, Indonesia.

Recommendations from the seminar included: 1) Building and improving database of information on CBT for SMEs; 2) Simplifying the documentation procedures/requirements and accreditation process, especially for SMEs to export their products throughout the economy; 3) Increasing the role of various business actors through strong coordination to encourage a more significant role of SMEs in CBT; 4)

Encouraging SMEs to produce value-added products, through increasing capacity building and technical assistance as well as promoting the value chain; and 5) Facilitate business meetings and business matching between SMEs in cross-border areas with neighboring economies

Seminar on Cross-Border Trade (CBT) in APEC Region

The seminar on CBT in the APEC Region took place on 4-5 February 2014 in Bali, Indonesia.

Recommendations from the seminar included: 1) Building and improving database of information on CBT for SMEs; 2) Simplifying the documentation procedures/requirements and accreditation process, especially for SMEs to export their products throughout the economy; 3) Increasing the role of various business actors through strong coordination to encourage a more significant role of SMEs in CBT; 4)

Encouraging SMEs to produce value-added products, through increasing capacity building and technical assistance as well as promoting the value chain; and 5) Facilitate business meetings and business matching between SMEs in cross-border areas with neighboring economies

Indonesian Experiences on Development of Micro Finance Institution

Indonesian Experiences on Development of Micro Finance Institution

Indonesia shared its practices on development of micro finance institution (MFI), which included an overview of its financial system and MFI, initiatives in developing MFI, challenges and future development of MFI in Indonesia.

Indonesia Policy to Address the Lack of SME Exporter Access to Financing

Indonesia briefed about its export financing institutions, financing schemes for export and promotion, capacity building programs for SMEs exporters, and portfolio of SMEs financing.

Sharing Experience: Easing Access of SMEs to Finance Through Group Lending Model

Indonesia shared about the case of BTPN Mitra Usaha Rakyat & Tunas Usaha Rakyat as the model implemented by a private bank targeting MSMEs and productive poor groups of people..