The survey, accompanied by visits and dialogues, was carried out by issuing questionnaires to 1105 small- and medium-sized enterprises located in six typical cities throughout the eastern, central and western of China, gathering factual information and data. The survey covers the history, business performance, financial management and financing structure of small-and medium-sized enterprises, as well as the general situation of financing services provided by financial institutions and credit guarantee institutions to small- and medium-sized enterprises. Finally some relevant proposals to improve the financing environment for small- and medium-sized enterprises are put forward.
Journal of Financial Research
small- and medium-sized enterprises, financing environment, development of SME