What can the government do in order to reduce the threshold for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to enter the world market?

June 16, 2020

In this report, we present the results of three studies and a working paper written under this project, including policy conclusions based on all four studies.


The above issue is analyzed from the following perspectives:

  • What distinguishes SMEs that export, what markets do they trade with, and what role have different trade barriers for their decision?
  • What are the effects of export on business growth, employment, and productivity?
  • What effects have government-sponsored export promotion programs?
  • What can we learn from the promotion of other countries in Europe?
  • Exporting through wholesalers. An alternative for SMEs?