Aid for Trade at a Glance 2017: Closing the small-business and gender gap to make trade more inclusive

Small firms and women-led enterprises can connect to global markets by boosting their digital capacity. This is an area where Aid for Trade can have a big impact.

Evidence shows a significant connectivity gap between small and large firms, and between firms managed/owned by men or women. This report shows what is behind these trends and how policymakers can address the gaps. It is an excerpt of the ITC chapter of the WTO-OECD publication, Aid for Trade at a Glance.