Access to finance for the Small and Medium-sized enterprises employing at least 10 persons

Paru le : 18/11/2018


The purpose of the survey is to measure the difficulties met by Small and Medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) employing at least 10 persons to get finance and in the means and sources of financing looked for in 2007, in 2010 and over the period 2011-2013.

An other scope is to study the high-growth enterprises and "gazelles" (high-growth enterprises that are up to 5 years old), in particular as comparison with the United States.


This survey is aperiodic. The collect was conducted between september and december, 2010, online (a paper version of the questionnaire could be sent up on request).

The answer rate is 77 %. Among them, 94 % used the oneline questionnaire.

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  • Department of Business Statistics

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