How Smaller Firms in Indonesia Survive One Year into the Pandemic

Series: Asian Impact: ADB Research in Action

How Smaller Firms in Indonesia Survive One Year into the Pandemic

19 August 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about forced changes in people’s lives and work styles as fit to contactless societies under the “new normal.” One year after the outbreak in 2020, how could Indonesia’s micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) survive and change their business models in response to the crisis? To what extent could the government assistance programs support MSMEs in overcoming the hardships?

The webinar discussed what MSMEs need to bounce back and what policy actions would be needed for them post COVID-19.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
19 Aug 2021 Presentation 1 Policies to Support MSMEs Amidst COVID COVID-19 Pandemic
This presentation gives an overview of Indonesia's support for MSMEs during the pandemic as well as structural reform initiatives.
Adi Budiarso
19 Aug 2021 Presentation 2 COVID-19 Impact on Micro, Small, and Medium- Sized Enterprises and Post–Crisis Actions One-year after the outbreak in Indonesia
This presentation gives an overview of the different challenges faced by Indonesia's MSMEs, key findings, and policy implications from ADB's survey.
Shigehiro Shinozaki
19 Aug 2021 Case Study Asia Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Monitor 2020 – Volume II: COVID-19 Impact on Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Developing Asia
This second volume of theAsia Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Monitor(ASM) focuses on the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on micro, small...


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