The Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy also shared on financing of around 23 million Brunei Dollars by Bank Usahawan to 515 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME's. Almost 90 per cent of it are local entrepreneurs.
Apart from providing financing service, Bank Usahawan also provides advice and guidance to MSME's, especially on business and entrepreneur basics and fundamentals that MSME's or businesses need to have or know. 'Bengkel Usahawan' has also been and will continue to work with other parties such as DARe and related agencies. Among the initiatives that have been implemented is offering a grant scheme to MSME's. Bank Usahawan also received client referrals from DARe and other initiatives.
Source: Radio Television Brunei