Financial Advisory for the "Promotion of Energy Conservation in Small & Medium Enterprises Project" - Viet Nam (2003)
The objective of the project is to provide financial advisory to the Ministry of Industry on the design of a future fund to support the energy efficiency initiatives of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The project includes an assessment on the accessibility of the current financing programs of commercial banks in Vietnam. The project also assesses the capabilities of banks to administer such fund and the capabilities of SMEs in designing the financial structure of their projects and recommend solutions to address their training needs.
Services Provided: 1) Profiling of SMEs and financial institutions; 2) Sector analysis; 3) Recommend appropriate funding mechanism; 4) Preparation of implementation guidelines for pilot transactions; and 5) Training needs assessment of SMEs and financial institutions.
Funding Agency/Client: United Nations Development Programme / Ministry of Industry