Developing the lending infrastructure for financial inclusion, 2015

The 2015 Forum consisted of 10 sessions that addressed a range of topics including the: (i) recent achievements and challenges for financial inclusion in the region, (ii) overview of the state of financial inclusion in specific APEC economies (Mexico, Viet Nam and Papua New Guinea (PNG)), (iii) importance of applying a customer-centric approach to digital finance for both increasing financial inclusion and protecting customers, (iv) issues relating to credit information systems and (v) legal and institutional frameworks for secured transactions. Another major focus of the 2015 Forum was to examine specific issues relating to the development of credit bureaus, credit information and reporting systems and enabling small and medium enterprise (SME) access to finance through improved secured transactions systems.

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