Study on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Private Sector in the Asia Pacific Region

The study collates and synthesizes information regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the private sector, including micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), and efforts for mitigating the impacts in Asia. It also provides recommendations for relevant stakeholders to address the current pandemic as well as future crises. The findings highlight practical insights from the Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) network, consisting of partners from the government, local humanitarian, and private sector Networks in Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.