SME loan banking in Bangladesh: performance prospect of IDLC Finance Limited on SME
AuthorRobin, Md. Zahidul Haque
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SME is one of the most dynamic driving force of the economy of Bangladesh. SME business almost contributes 20% on the country’s GDP which is a very good indicator of economic growth. Here in Bangladesh, most of the people starts small business of their own as a medium of livelihood. But maximum time, people don’t get enough finance for doing the business. Because of that, Bangladesh Bank has come up with multi facilitated SME loan system which is very important initiative to drive the economy. Most of the banks and NBFIs are involved in SME loan business and IDLC Finance Limited, the leader of NBFI sector is doing SME loan business for years with thousands of live clients. IDLC has multiple product for their SME clients and they are providing first class services to the SME business owners including multiple training session, “SME fair by IDLC” organizing and other help desk works. Moreover, IDLC is doing great in SME sector in last several years and leading the NBFI sector. Thus the research was made to analyze the SME loan banking scenario in Bangladesh and more specifically, IDLC SMEs performance on SME loan. To conduct the research and making of the report, multiple secondary sources were used for data collection to analyze. In addition, for primary data, a survey was conducted on IDLC SME team. Furthermore, so many analysis were made including IDLC’s total SME disbursement in last few years and their current portfolio, Non-Performing Loan ratio, growth of clients by years and others. After that, competitors’ performance were analyzed and the position of other companies in terms of SME disbursement and portfolio, NPL, clients and some other factors were presented in the report. For better understanding, so many journals and reports were reviewed. Furthermore, some key findings were come out including the growth and contribution in women entrepreneurship by IDLC. Finally some recommendations were made based on the findings of the survey and other analysis. To conclude, this report has some limitations and scope of further researching is very high in future.