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  • COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business - SMECO 2020 Executive Summary

    Executive Summary - COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business - SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020

    The SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020 analyses the impact of the pandemic on small firms, international supply chains and trade. It provides projections and a 15-point action plan for businesses, policymakers and business support organizations to weather the crisis – and gear up for a ‘new normal’ that needs to be resilient, digital, inclusive and sustainable.

    The report combines analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on firms based on a large-scale global survey, with case studies and a thought leader viewpoint. The projected drop in supply chain trade is evaluated by region, and in 85 country profiles.

    Click here to read the French version.
    Click here to read the Spanish version.
    Click here to read the Arabic version.
    Click here to read the Russian version.
    Click here to read the Chinese version.

    Publication Date: 15 July 2020

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