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arrow   Best practices: Policies and programs to support the internationalization of SMEs.

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  Bahamas:
  • Break Point  PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Barbados:
  • Break Point   PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Belize:
  • Break Point   PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Bolivia:
  • Platform for the Support of Exports, PAEX  en español PDF

    Ministry for Sustainable Development and a Plural Economy (MDPyEP)

    Visits and information sharing on public services such as registration, accreditation, certication and verication closer to stakeholders.


  • Microcredit Pilot test with the Consejo Central de Federaciones y Asociaciones de Artesanos de El Alto (COCEDAL) en español PDF 

    Viceministerio de la Micro y Pequeña Empresa – MDPyEP

    International Fair “Expotextil”.


  Brazil:
  • Design Export  PDF

    Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil)

    Videoconferences, teleconferences, workshops, experts visits and information sharing on stimulation of creative and innovative potential of Brazilian industries as a way of gaining competitiveness, thus better positioning of Brazilian products on international markets.


  Canada:


  Dominica:
  • Break Point  PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Dominican Republic:
  • Break Point  PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Ecuador:
  • InnovaEcuador  PDF

    Ministry of Coordination of Production, Employment, and Competitiveness

    Sharing the experience to create a network in the region to promote the development of knowledge and technologies to create new products, processes, and commercialization mechanisms.


  • Productive Development Center – Textile and Clothing en español  PDF 

    Ministry of Industry and Productivity

    To strengthen the technical capacity, efficiency, productivity and competitiveness of the industry.


  • Implementation of the Productive Development Center – Metalmecánico Carrocero en español  PDF 

    Ministry of Industry and Productivity

    Consolidate 'Productive Development Centres' as an economically sustainable entity with technical, financial and political autonomy.


  • Project to Assist in the Development of Ecuadorian MSMEs en español  PDF 

    Ministry of Industry and Productivity

    Project to assist in the development of the Leather and Footwear Sector.


  • Innovacentro – Wood and Furniture en español  PDF 

    Ministry of Industry and Productivity

    Its main objective is to generate targeted technology services to the wood and furniture sector.


  • Technology Platform to Register SMEs en español  PDF 

    Ministry of Industry and Productivity

    This initiative is aimed at establishing a register of Ecuadorian MSMEs.



  El Salvador:
  • Exportar Más  en español  PDF

    Ministry of the Economy

    Exchange of experts and best practices, as well as information sharing on tools for businesses to increase exports.


  • Business and Investment Climate  en español  PDF

    Ministry of the Economy

    Exchange of experts, and information sharing on business climate improvement to facilitate business operations and become more competitive internationally.


  Grenada:
  • Break Point  PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Jamaica:
  • Break Point PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Panama:
  • Promoting an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Favourable to Enterpreneurs in General and Female Entrepreneurs in particular en español  PDF 

    Innovation Center Ciudad del Saber Foundation

    Increase women's entrepreneurial base in Panama and support business growth opportunities led by women.


  St. Kitts and Nevis:
  • Break Point PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Saint Lucía:
  • Break Point PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  Trinidad and Tobago:
  • Break Point PDF

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export)

    Information sharing and workshops on the empowerment of the private sector to access European markets while facilitating linkages to investors through CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).


  • Capacity Building for Innovation and Business Creation/Expansion  PDF

    Caribbean Industrial Research Institute

    Conference calls, workshops, technical and experts, information sharing, and technical visits about business advisory support services to individuals and enterprises wishing to take innovative ideas and projects through the incubation process to commercialisation.


  United States of America:
  • Small Business Network of the Americas, Extending the Small Business Development Centre Model to LAC Markets for SME Development and Trade  PDF

    University of Texas at San Antonio on behalf of U.S. Department of State

    Conference calls, videoconferences, workshops and technical, expert visits, network building and information sharing on model expansion to improve SME competitiveness, generate new trade opportunities and promote the economic integration of the region.


  • Business Ethics in Sectors of Export Interest to APEC Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises  PDF

    International Trade Administration (ITA), Departament of Trade

    Conduct studies and support in the design and adaptation of methodologies and programs on Formalisation Policy.


  • Supporting Inclusive Businesses in Value Chain Competitiveness  PDF

    Action for Enterprise

    Information sharing on improving the role of inclusive businesses in MSMEs.


  • Global Centre for Medical Innovation  PDF

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Saint Joseph’s Translational Research Institute, Piedmont Healthcare, Georgia Research Alliance

    Hosting tours and meetings on medical device development and commercialization in other countries.


  • Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology, Northern Arizona  PDF

    Northern Arizona Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology Incubator Building

    Information sharing on promoting commercialization of local technologies.

    Information sharing on promoting commercialization of local technologies.


  • Innovative Solutions for Invention Xceleration (ISIX)  PDF

    Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA)

    Conference calls, videoconferences, workshops, technical and experts visits, and information sharing to increase innovation and minimise the time from idea to commercialisation of new technologies.


  Uruguay:
  • Easy Export en español  PDF 

    Instituto de Promoción y Exportaciones de Bienes y Servicios (Uruguay XXI)

    Simplified postal system for exports.


  • Market Diversification Fund en español  PDF 

    Instituto de Promoción y Exportaciones de Bienes y Servicios (Uruguay XXI)

    Supporting the internationalization of SMEs.


  • Proexport en español  PDF 

    Instituto de Promoción y Exportaciones de Bienes y Servicios (Uruguay XXI)

    Support SMEs through trade promotion co-financing.