Private Sector



  • Private Sector Development

Private Sector Development

Emerging economies are continuing to grow rapidly. SMEs stand to play a significant role in this growth. However, serious challenges remain for businesses in emerging markets, including access to finance, lack of expertise, lack of networks, and cross border barriers to trade. The World Bank estimates a US$2.2 trillion financing gap in unmet demand from SMEs in emerging markets, and increasingly, governments in emerging economies – such as Pakistan and Georgia – are beginning to prioritise SME development under national growth strategies.
GDSI can provide technical support to governments and SMEs to address the key challenges to private sector development. We can provide training, advice and research on enterprise policy, the development of business support agencies, business incubation and business linkages, international trade policies and regulations and business financing.


GDSI was engaged to design a business park dedicated to the automotive sector in Ostrava (Nošovice), Czech Republic. This 200 ha site eventually became the location for a EUR 1 billion investment by the Hyundai Motor Company, who selected the site as their main manufacturing facility in Europe.

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Our large team of business advisors helped create a major network of Business Support Centres across Turkey. These provided a full suite of business training and advice to key economic sectors in their respective regions and made a significant contribution to the development of the marble, fruit production and processing, furniture, leather and textiles sectors.