Performance Evaluation of SMEs of Bangladesh

Kashfia Ahmed, Tanbir Ahmed Chowdhury


In the context of Bangladesh, the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) can be considered as a vital instrument for poverty alleviation and ensure the rapid industrialization. In this paper the authors have tried to identify the problems of SMEs of Bangladesh. The performance of SMEs of Bangladesh especially in terms of employee turnover rate, quality assurance, allocation of funds, marketing activities have been found significantly below the international standard. The sector gets negligible support from government. The rate of development of SME is not up to the expectation. In order to overcome the problems a few suggestions for the development of SMEs are given by the authors.

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