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Table 9 Definition of SMEs

From: Conceptual mapping of shared value creation by the private commercial banks in Bangladesh

Business Segment Sector Business Size (BDT)
Fixed Asset other than
Land & Building
Employed Manpower
(Not above)
Cottage Enterprise Manufacturing (Predominant Family Labor) Up to 500,00 10
Micro Enterprise Manufacturing 500,000 – 5,000,000 10–24
Service Less than 500, 000 10
Trade Less than 500, 000 5
Small Enterprise Manufacturing 5,000,000–100,000,000 25–99
Service 500,000 – 10,000,000 10–49
Trade 500,000 – 10,000,000 6–10
Medium Enterprise Manufacturing 100,000,000 – 300,000,000 100–250
Service 10,000,000 – 150,000,000 50–100
Trade 10,000,000 – 150,000,000 11–50
  1. Source: Bangladesh Bank SMESPD Circular No. 01, dated 19 June 2011, Quoted in Annual Report of Dhaka Bank Limited (2015), p. 84