Small Business and Trade in APEC - A Report Highlighting the Contribution of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises to the Asia Pacific Region, 2002

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Small Business and Trade in APEC - A Report Highlighting the Contribution of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises to the Asia Pacific Region, 2002

Publication Number

Published Date

December 2002

Type of Publication

Reports

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Other APEC Groups and Initiatives, Members Selected Publications

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18974

Pages

36

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Description

This report highlights the fact that while gains have been achieved from reductions in tariffs, small business contribution to trade can be further improved by addressing other barriers to trade and investment. It also brings together six case studies of successful individual small and micro firms located in six APEC member economies, which have met the challenges of growth and accessing the international market.

  • Key Points
  • Small Business in Context
  • Small Business and Trade
  • e-Commerce - The Next Challenge
  • Case Studies - Common Themes
  • Stairway to Export Success
  • APEC Efforts for Small Business
  • Future Policy Considerations
  • Appendices
  • References