Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Greater access to information about export opportunities is essential for determining SME export success.SMEs which participate in international trade are more productive than those which do not. Integration into global and regional markets is thus likely to help close the productivity gap between SMEs and large enterprises, with positive repercussions on the inclusiveness of growth. ITC surveys show that access to market information and trade finance, as well as fewer regulatory burdens, are important to reduce costs and improve for SME competitiveness. Public-private collaboration is essential to design effective solutions.
Publication Date: 30 June 2015