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Latest items for ERBG-DATA-6

July 12, 2019, 8:51 a.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6

"Though women run 65 per cent of all enterprises, men’s businesses are bigger than women’s enterprises on average. Therefore, women are engaging in less profitable businesses than men, and access to financial and business development services are crucial to the growth of women’s enterprises" (29).
June 7, 2019, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cape Verde
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6

"According to the survey Profile of Businesswomen in Santiago, conducted by the Association of Businesswomen of Santiago (AMES), the majority of women’s businesses are small, trade is the activity in 3 out of 4 businesses (77 per cent), on average they have 2 employees, and 9 out of 10 enterprises work locally. Women mainly use self-funding to open their business (70 per cent) and only 1/3 of those women requested funding (60 per cent microcredit and 37 per cent bank loan) to acquire materials / commodities / merchandise or equipment. Based on the survey, a data base of women led enterprises in Santiago was established" (23).
June 4, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6

"The number of female self-employed entrepreneurs has risen steadily in recent years. At 8.4 per cent, women have founded more businesses than men (6.8 per cent). Women account for 36 per cent of self-employed people in Austria, which is above the EU average of 32 per cent. In 2014, 32 per cent of sole proprietor businesses were founded by women" (39).
April 25, 2019, 9:05 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6, LO-LAW-1

"Women in the UAE have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws. Women business-owners account for 10 per cent of the total private sector in the UAE. They run projects worth more than AED 40 billion and constitute 15 per cent of the members of the boards of directors of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry" (Para 14).
April 19, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
Countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6

"The percentage of firms whose owners are women is 27.3 per cent, which is below the average of the ECA region countries of 33 per cent, with small differences in company size. There are 24.2 per cent companies in which women are the top managers (that’s slightly above the ECA average of 21.3 per cent) and these are mainly medium-sized enterprises. Women entrepreneurs are professionally accomplished particularly in small and medium-sized enterprises, and mostly in micro-enterprises, which makes about 20-25 per cent" (29-30).
March 11, 2019, 11:13 a.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6

"As of 1 January 2017, women headed over 39,000, or more than 20 per cent, of peasant or farming enterprises, while in 2011, their share had been 11 per cent" (38).
Jan. 21, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6

"According to Global Entrepreneurship Monitor's (GEM) last study, the proportion of women entrepreneurs increased a 68% in Colombia. The increase of female entrepreneurship went from 15% in 2014 to 25% last year, positioning Colombia as the country with greatesr increase in Latin America and the Caribbean" (para 1). "Nonetheless, there are still gender gaps, since for every women that creates a new business, there are two male entrepreneurs already established" (para 6).
Nov. 12, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ERBG-DATA-6

"According to the Ministry of Trade and Industry, women owned some 15-17 percent of all registered businesses (see section 7.d)" (para 122)