Title: G20/OECD Guidance Note on Diversification of Financial Instruments for Infrastructure and SMEs

Language: English

Type: Document

Nature: Guidelines

Published: September 1, 2016

Region: Global

Country: Global / Non-Specific

Sector: Subnational and Municipal

Keywords: Knowledge Lab, Funding and Financing, SMEs

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Document Summary:

This document contains the final version of the G20/OECD Guidance Note on recommended policy steps to diversified financing instruments for infrastructure and SMEs. It was endorsed by the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Banks Governors at their meeting in Chengdu, China on 23-24 July 2016, and also by the G20 leaders at the Hangzhou Summit that took place on 4-5 September 2016.

Document Details:

The selected voluntary policy recommendations provided below seek to assist  governments in  tackling key challenges linked to mobilising private financing for infrastructure and SMEs, in particular from institutional investors and capital markets and diversifying financial instruments with special attention to equity financing. As challenges are country-specific, the recommendations are intended to serve as guidance to country authorities in their effort to cope with their specific circumstances, including targeting particular type of investors. They take into consideration existing international instruments and analysis.

Updated: April 12, 2022