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SME Financing
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Publish-date-icon September 19, 2012
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Cash flow problem arises when the financial institution recalls its loan or cease other credit lines to the business. In Singapore, numerous little and medium size enterprises (SMEs) run into money flow troubles when the nearby banks cut or reduce the bank loans. In 2003, there was a record high of 4484 men and women who had been announced as new bankrupts.

In the past there were six key local banks with banking officers who understood the sentiments and firms of SMEs and had close up banking relationships with them. Nevertheless, in latest years with mergers and restructuring inside the local banking scene, only four major banks stay with numerous of those banking officers retrenched as well as the bank loans towards the SMEs drastically lowered.

The banks understanding and relationship with the SMEs are lost. The newest banking officers are stricter and loans are not provided to SMEs, which surpass the banking credit services and usually do not give correct accounting records. Also, the neighborhood banks have shifted their concentrate to other low risk and fee based services.

The Singapore government plays a keen and active role in producing a conducive environment for enterprise growth, nurturing innovative startups, establishing important market clusters, and increasing dynamic and revolutionary growth oriented enterprises. The government has implemented quite a few schemes in line with developing and upgrading infrastructure and creating new industry possibilities.

The government gives assistance systems in attaining an Employment Pass for international Businessmen who're prepared to incorporate a firm in Singapore. They also give Entrepreneurship Instruction for experts, managers, executives and technicians.

To alleviate the monetary burden, the government has financing schemes to support the growth of SME's. The Bridging Loan System (BLP) provides SME loans of as much as $5 million for local and foreign SMEs using a minimum 5% interest rate for loan tenure of 4 years and below. The Enterprise Angels Funds provides Singapore based firms a co investment financing alternative from preapproved angel groups, up to USD 1.5 million in matching capital. SPRING Singapore is actually a government department tasked with expanding revolutionary organizations and fostering a competitive SME sector.

Businesses may have worries regarding just what their organization insurance will cover them for really should matters get worse, but all SME businessmen will be hoping that the lending tap is turned back on pretty soon.

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