Implications of WTO Agreements on SMEs

Project Coordinator : Mr. M. H. Khaleque
Project Duration :  March, 2003- August, 2003
Development Partner : SEDF

Status: Completed

Objective :

BEI, in collaboration with SEDF, conducted a Study on the Implications of WTO rules and regulations on the Small and Medium Enterprise sector in Bangladesh. The research study had two objectives. The principal objective was to explain the impact of WTO on the Small and Medium Enterprise Sector in Bangladesh in general and in particularly on the Agro Industry, Light Engineering and IT Sector. Second, a more comprehensive policy guide for lobbyist and policy makers was prepared which would be used at the training sessions and explain what types of policies can be used to develop and support SMEs under the WTO regulations.