Alexandra NOVAC, scientific researcher, NIER
Natalia VINOGRADOVA, PhD, assoc.researcher, NIER
Lidia MAIER, scientific researcher, NIER
In the article, the key indicators that characterize the results and resources of a SME sector in 2012, as well as their results’ evolution since 2006 have been calculated and analyzed. In particular, there were calculated and evaluated the principal elements of the SMEs’ contribution to the country\’s economic development, i.e. impact on the economy structure, employment’s provision, production of goods, value creation, income generation. In addition, for the first time after 2006, the authors have calculated and analyzed SMEs assets indicators, reflecting the potential of these enterprises.