Huawei brings financial support to SMEs in Asia Pacific

Staff Correspondent

11 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Huawei launched its small medium enterprise (SME) support programme with trusted ecosystem partners in Asia Pacific aiming to deliver further technical support for economic recovery amid the fight against the pandemic in the region.

Under the SME support programme, each eligible SME applicant could receive coupons worth up to $3,000 and free professional consulting service including cutting-edge cloud solutions for a variety of industry scenarios including financial service, education, e-commerce, gaming, IoT, application development, and enterprise applications, said a press release.

SMEs that have an account on the Huawei Cloud website but have never used any paid service could apply on the on the SME support programme page and receive consultation from cloud experts.

Applications will be reviewed based on the company’s cloud needs and the readiness of workloads for cloud deployment.

SMEs are the engines of growth and innovation in the APEC region. They are account for over 97 percent of all business and employ over half of the workforce across APEC economies.

They also contribute significantly to economic growth, with their share of GDP ranging from 40 percent to 60 percent in most APEC economies, according to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Huawei Cloud is currently working with over 19,000 partners and 1.6 million developers, and is committed to strengthening the digital economy to support a sustainable economic recovery.

This programme will be continued until December 31, 2021.