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The International Debt Collections Handbook
The International Debt Collections Handbook is a key tool for businesses when it comes to making decisions concerning collections in foreign countries. Each country report includes a snapshot of their current local economic situation, including GDP, major industries, import-export growth and Atradius Collections' local success rate. The chapter on...
Tool: Changing Change Management: Adapting Internal and External Culture In Times Of Digital Transformation
The ease with which customers access digital financial services (DFS) can make such implementations appear deceptively simple – with just a click on a mobile phone and a customer will be able to make payments, save money, access credit, and even become insured. Launching a digital channel is not a simple endeavor however. It requires a relevant...
Survey Finds Funding Gap is Stifling Small Business Growth in Australia
Research from SME Finance Forum member Xero revealed, that SMEs in Australia would borrow $80 billion over the next year, if funding was available. According to the research, SMEs reasoning for difficulty borrowing from a lender include: 55 percent finding an affordable loan 41 percent manually providing financials to a lender 40 percent finding a...
Guide to Assessments of Fintech Credit Institution Licence Applications 2018
The purpose of this Guide is to enhance transparency for potential fintech bank applicants and increase their understanding of the procedure and criteria applied by the ECB in its assessment of licence applications. This transparency is also intended to facilitate the application process. The Guide is technology-neutral and seeks neither to...
Digital Credit in Tanzania: Customer Experiences and Emerging Risks
A new nationally representative phone survey conducted by CGAP in Tanzania examines whether the digital credit phenomenon is living up to this hype. They interviewed more than 4,500 Tanzanians, including 1,132 digital credit users, to understand who is using digital credit, how it fits into borrowers’ portfolios, and what risks are emerging. Their...
Global Toolbox: Multilateral Development Banks to Support Private Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
It takes more than one organization to advance development. That’s why Multilateral Development Banks are joining forces to support and strengthen private sector investments in developing countries across the globe. The Global Toolbox provides an interactive inventory of instruments available from multilateral development banks to support and...
Global Toolbox: Multilateral Development Banks to Support Private Investment in Europe
It takes more than one organization to advance development. That’s why Multilateral Development Banks are joining forces to support and strengthen private sector investments in developing countries across the globe. The Global Toolbox provides an interactive inventory of instruments available from multilateral development banks to support and...
Global Toolbox: Multilateral Development Banks to Support Private Investment in Asia
It takes more than one organization to advance development. That’s why Multilateral Development Banks are joining forces to support and strengthen private sector investments in developing countries across the globe. The Global Toolbox provides an interactive inventory of instruments available from multilateral development banks to support and...
Global Toolbox: Multilateral Development Banks to Support Private Investment in Africa
It takes more than one organization to advance development. That’s why Multilateral Development Banks are joining forces to support and strengthen private sector investments in developing countries across the globe. The Global Toolbox provides an interactive inventory of instruments available from multilateral development banks to support and...
Credit Information Systems Focusing Small and Medium Enterprises – ELearning Course for Financial Institutions
With a purpose to create knowledge among SMEs and Financial institutions about the Credit Reporting for SME segment, the World Bank Group has developed two compelling and interactive online Learning Courses on this topic. These courses are intended to provide SMEs and lenders with the knowledge about MSME financing, credit information sharing, the...