Latin American small businesses: conquering the global market!

At the International Trade Center (ITC), where I am Executive Director, we are working to improve competitiveness in the small and medium-sized businesses of developing countries, and we’re helping them in the processes of internationalizing. Our research shows that Latin American countries have been slower than their Asian counterparts at getting into other markets. I recently took part in the World Economic Forum for Latin America in Buenos Aires, and took the opportunity to exchange opinions with authorities and businessmen about the challenges facing the region, its economy, and the challenges of encouraging growth and investment, especially for small businesses. Our conversations confirm our previous findings: despite having millions of small businesses, Latin America is one part of the world […]