Jan 09, 2017

Key issues and policy suggestions for promoting financial inclusion are discussed in this new policy brief from ADB.

Financial systems have been expanding, offering more services for savings, credit, investment, insurance, and retirement. However, much remains to be done to provide quality services at low cost to people and small businesses in both urban and rural areas as well as in poorer regions where there are fewer profitable opportunities. The development of information and communication technology applied to financial services provides new opportunities to increase financial inclusion but also requires greater financial awareness and literacy.

For more information and to download the report click here

Source: ADB

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