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Does Finance Really Matter for the Participation of SMEs in International Trade? Evidence from 8,080 East Asian Firms

dc.contributor.authorYothin Jinjarak
dc.contributor.authorPaulo Jose Mutuc
dc.contributor.authorGaneshan Wignaraja
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-24T13:12:47Z
dc.date.available2015-01-24T13:12:47Z
dc.date.issued2014-03-28
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11540/1232
dc.description.abstractThis paper studies factors associated with firm participation in export markets, focusing primarily on firm size and access to credit, based on a survey sample comprising observations of 8,080 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) (with fewer than 100 employees) and non-SME firms in developing East Asian countries across sectors. The main findings suggest the interdependent relationships between export participation, firm size, and access to credit. SMEs participating in export markets tend to gain more access to credit, while potential scale economies (firm sizes) of SMEs are positively associated with participation in export markets. The estimation results also point to the supportive influences of foreign ownership, worker education, and production certification on export participation, and the positive effects of financial certification, managerial experience, and collateral/loan value on access to credit for SMEs.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank Institute
dc.rightsCC BY-NC-ND 3.0 IGO
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/igo/
dc.titleDoes Finance Really Matter for the Participation of SMEs in International Trade? Evidence from 8,080 East Asian Firms
dc.typeWorking Papers
dc.subject.expertTrade Finance
dc.subject.expertRural Finance
dc.subject.expertRegional Development Finance
dc.subject.expertPublic Financial Management
dc.subject.expertPublic Finance
dc.subject.expertInternational Finance
dc.subject.expertIntergovernmental Finance
dc.subject.expertFinancial System
dc.subject.expertFinancial Flows
dc.subject.expertFinancial Assets
dc.subject.expertFinance And Trade
dc.subject.expertTrade Finance
dc.subject.adbLocal Finance
dc.subject.adbInternational Monetary Relations
dc.subject.adbLocal Finance
dc.subject.adbBanks
dc.subject.adbCapital Market
dc.subject.adbfinancial statistics
dc.subject.adbForeign trade
dc.subject.naturalMunicipal government
dc.subject.naturalMetropolitan government
dc.subject.naturalInternational banks and banking
dc.subject.naturalCapital movements
dc.subject.naturalCentral banks and banking
dc.subject.naturalBills of exchange
dc.subject.naturalSwaps
dc.subject.naturalBanks and banking
dc.subject.naturalStock exchanges
dc.subject.naturalMarket
dc.subject.naturalExchange
dc.subject.naturalBalance of trade
dc.title.seriesADBI Working Paper Series
dc.title.volumeNo. 470
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank Institute
oar.themeFinance
oar.themeTrade
oar.adminregionEast Asia Region
oar.countryChina, People’s Republic of
oar.countryHong Kong, China
oar.countryChina, People’s Republic of
oar.countryRepublic of Korea
oar.countryMongolia
oar.countryTaipei,China
oar.dep.sourceADBI
oar.identifierOAR-002211
oar.authorJinjarak, Yothin
oar.authorMutuc, Paulo Jose
oar.authorWignaraja, Ganeshan
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