SMEs

WTO and ICC announce third successful proposal under “Small Business Champions” initiative

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The WTO and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced today (12 December) that a proposal submitted by Argentina’s Chamber of Commerce and Services and Mercado Libre, an e-commerce company, is the third to be selected under the ICC-WTO Small Business Champions initiative. The proposal is to develop a training programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) so that that they can better access global markets.

ICC & WTO Launch Small Business Champions initiative

ICC Small Business Champion initiative

A joint effort to facilitate participation by smaller companies in international trade was launched today by the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, and ICC Secretary-General John Danilovich.

6 ways we’re supporting MSME growth…

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Today is the first-ever Micro-, Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises Day – a designation made by the United Nations General Assembly earlier this year to recognise the crucial role that MSMEs will play in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UN recognises US$1.6 trillion trade finance gap

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed official recognition of the estimated US$1.6 trillion trade financing gap in the United Nations’ (UN) annual Financing for Development (FfD) review.