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Published by OECD in Paris .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Small business -- Congresses,
  • Small business -- Government policy -- Congresses,
  • Foreign trade promotion -- Congresses,
  • International trade -- Congresses,
  • Non-tariff trade barriers -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreCongresses.
ContributionsOECD Working Party on SMEs and Entrepreneurship., APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Working Group., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD2341 .R356 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16997673M
ISBN 109264040242
ISBN 109789264040243
LC Control Number2008410855

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  Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets Although SMEs are a major source of growth and job creation, SMEs appear to be under-represented in the international economy relative to their contribution in national and local economies. This realisation was at the heart of an OECD study on removing barriers of SME access to international markets, which provided general findings on the major barriers to SME internationalisation as. Get this from a library! Removing barriers to SME access to international markets.. [OECD Working Party on SMEs and Entrepreneurship.; APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Working Group.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;] -- Although SMEs are a major source of growth and job creation, SMEs appear to be under-represented in the . THE ATHENS ACTION PLAN FOR REMOVING BARRIERS TO SME ACCESS TO INTERNATIONAL MARKETS Adopted at the OECD-APEC Global Conference in Athens, on 8 November BACKGROUND 1. At the invitation of the Hellenic Government, the OECD-APEC Global Conference on Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets took .

Get this from a library! Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets. [Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.;]. Presented at the OECD-APEC Global Conference on "Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets," held in Athens, Greece in November , the report is useful to both policymakers and entrepreneurs to shed light on facilitating SME internationalisation. This book also presents a synthesis of the Conference discussions and the main. This book sheds light on facilitating SME internationalisation and also presents a synthesis of the Conference discussions and the main outcome of the Conference: the "Athens Action Plan for Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets". Although SMEs are a major source of growth and job creation, SMEs appear to be under-represented in the international economy relative to their contribution in national and local economies. Two original OECD-APEC surveys investigated how SME policy makers and SMEs perceive the barriers to SME access to international markets. For the most part, support .

regional, and global levels. This realisation was at the heart of an OECD-APEC study on Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets, which provided general findings on the major barriers to SME internationalisation as perceived by SMEs and policymakers in OECD and APEC member economies (OECD, ). Global Conference on Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets, held in Athens, Greece on November Annex The Athens Action Plan for Removing Barriers to SME Access to International Markets Plan d'action d'Athenes pour la suppression des obstacles a I'acces des PME aux marches internationaux Annex SME finance is the funding of small and medium-sized enterprises, and represents a major function of the general business finance market – in which capital for different types of firms are supplied, acquired, and costed or priced. Capital is supplied through the business finance market in the form of bank loans and overdrafts; leasing and hire-purchase arrangements; . and GVCs to access international markets. 1. SME perceptions of barriers to access international markets One way to get a sense of the main obstacles to trade for SMEs is through Insurvey data. The United States International Trade Commission (USITC), the European Commission, the World Bank, the International Trade.