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Cross-border trade in the pre- and post-pandemic environment: Evidence from Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia
This report presents an assessment of capacity-building activities conducted by UNCTAD in Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia aimed at small-scale and informal cross-border traders, mainly women. It provides an original picture of informal and small-scale cross-border trade in the pre-and post-pandemic environment.
The book takes a broadly chronological approach and each chapter focuses on different stages of the pandemic’s effect on MSME finance in Asia and the Pacific: before, during, after and beyond.
Leveraging policies governing cooperatives to encourage the formalization of micro-, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya
The purpose of this research paper is to support the Government of Kenya in promoting MSME formalization during the post-COVID-19 economic resurgence.
The study supports the Government of Kenya and recommends ways of leveraging existing regulations and policies governing cooperatives for use in developing the MSME formalization framework. It also provides a guideline for application to the process of formulating the national MSME formalization policy.
Study in Mexico - Competition institutions in Mexico in relation to COVID‐19 and the economic recovery
The study examines the main policy actions implemented by Mexican competition authorities to address the economic crisis brought about by the pandemic and to stimulate economic recovery of SMEs.
This document analyses the role of competition policy in the digital economy, with an emphasis on the relation between business strategies, technological innovation and market concentration; as well as the suitability of the current legal and institutional frameworks for competition in Latin American countries for facing the current challenges.