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Request for Proposals (RFP) for Developing a Revised SME Policy for Pakistan

Chemonics International Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Chemonics”), under the Small and Medium Enterprise Activity (SMEA), USAID Contract No. AID-391-C-17-00003, is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for developing a revised SME Policy for Pakistan. The attached RFP contains all the necessary information for interested Offerors.

With the renewed commitment of the Government of Pakistan to develop SME sector, it has become imperative to initiate new efforts with a right policy and institutional focus that will make Pakistani SMEs competitive in international markets and fulfill the multiple agenda of employment creation, new enterprise development, increased exports and enhanced contribution to value addition. Chemonics working in close collaboration with Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA), are procuring services revise or develop a new SME Policy framework , which shall serve as the Government of Pakistan's Master Plan for providing support to catalyze growth of the sector. The recommendations for SME Policy reform shall be based upon a participatory approach with inputs from all stakeholders (relevant policy making institutions of the government, business promotion organizations, private sector representative bodies, not-for-profit sector and international development partners) and serve as a coherent strategy to approach the daunting challenge of SME development in Pakistan, in a structured manner. The proposed Policy framework will set out key priorities for reforms in legal and regulatory environment conducive for the growth of SME’s as well as sectoral and cross cutting policy interventions.

Consultants, companies or organizations should indicate their interest in the assignment by submitting a proposal for the anticipated subcontract to the Business Enabling Environment (BEE) Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00pm Islamabad time on March 28, 2018.

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