One of the key barriers hindering the export growth of SMEs is a lack of financial resources. To minimize the risks associated with entering foreign markets, it is essential to support not just SMEs but also regional banks which offer assistance for export projects. Why are SME exports needed, and are they advantageous for market participants? How can risks be reduced for banks and the volume of regional exports increased? What difficulties do regional banks encounter in providing services to smaller exporters, and how can existing financial instruments be used effectively to attract finance for the export projects of small and medium-sized businesses?