Ground truth—and action on the ground—are essential to inform and generate momentum toward a digital trade agenda for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) at the WTO and in other negotiating venues. Although the volume of SME digital trade remains small relative to that of large companies, the effective inclusion of SMEs represents a high growth area and a tremendous potential gain for sustainable development, globally and particularly in developing countries.
Panelists: - Andrew Crosby, Managing Director, ICTSD
- Rupa Ganguli, Founder & CEO, Inclusive Trade and Founder, SPINNA Circle
- Constance Chidiogor Ikokwu, Strategy and Communications Adviser, Nigerian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment
- Aretha Frank, Senior Public Relations Manager (Government and Media Affairs), Huawei Technologies
contd...Rupa speaks with Colette Van der Ven, Director of Trade and Development, Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program at Sidley Austin, Geneva.... Do SMEs actually know that these are issues? And if not, what can you do or what can you suggest for SMEs and MSMEs could do to identify issues like these?
Rupa speaks with Colette Van der Ven, Director of Trade and Development, about issues of importance for e-commerce, especially for SMEs and MSMEs to thrive and harness the full extent of this growing opportunity. Find out what they speak about..
Launching of new two brands on Inclusive Trade's platform... Karigar and Rhumaa will soon be available at inclusivetrade.com. Karigar brings us delightful handwoven natural products for our home all the way from the Himalayas in India and Rhumaa brings inspiration from South African artists in the form of fabulous contemporary fashion !