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Participation of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in international trade

 

The maps above demonstrate (1) the difference in the geographical diversification of exports across countries, and (2) changes in the geographical diversification of exports between 2012 and 2015. Exports of countries that are “large” either in terms of economic or geographic size tend to be more geographically diversified than others. 

Links
UNCTAD (2016) Trading Into Sustainable Development: Trade, Market Access, and the Sustainable Development Goals, UNCTAD/DITC/TAB/2015/3
UNCTAD (2015) Estimating the Impact of Trade Specialization and Trade Policy on Poverty in Developing Countries, UNCTAD/WEB/ALDC/2015/6