International Trade, Value Chains and SME Performance

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Wednesday 18 May 2022

01:00 PM - 02:15 PM






This session focuses on SME performance related to both trade and global value chains. The presentations consider how both trade and participation in GVCs can influence both the competitiveness and resilience of SMEs. Esin Yoruk uses data from Polish food and textile firms to examine how their networking activities influenced the firms’ ability to learn and adapt.  Senmao Xia  assesses how Chinese SMEs’ home country performance is influenced by their operations in developed markets through technological learning. Therefore, the session promises to reveal important insights into the performance of SMEs through trading and networking activities.