“No magic bullet” to improving inclusion: The MENA region — which has the lowest rates of financial inclusion in the world — requires a holistic approach if more of its SME sector is to access finance, the report says. Governments need to align their macroeconomic, financial policies and regulatory policies in a comprehensive strategy if they are going to integrate more SMEs into the formal economy. “To achieve meaningful, safe and sustainable SME access to finance, there is no magic bullet,” IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at the World Government Summit in Dubai on Sunday. “Partial approaches are unlikely to suffice.”
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