Center and Regions in Spain's System of Small and Medium Enterprises Support

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2010-10-32-43

I. Prokhorenko, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. Problems in small and medium entrepreneurship development are typical for any country. The main difference of Spain is that small and medium enterprises (SME) form here the basis for business and production structure of economy. Establishment and improvement of the modern government regulation and SME support system took place as late as during the post-Francoist period. In the article, the management model for such enterprises, their information support, sponsoring, access to innovations, the role of small and medium business in employment of population, especially amid the 2007–2009 global crisis are thoroughly actualized.  

Keywords: small and medium-size enterprises of Spain, Spanish economy, multilevel control in Spain, regions of Spain 

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For citation:
Prokhorenko I. Center and Regions in Spain's System of Small and Medium Enterprises Support. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2010, no. 10, pp. 32-43.

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