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Nextrade Group leads the technical design of interventions and research in the USAID-backed Alliance for eTrade Development we built in 2017 and grew in 2019, with altogether 14 leading corporate partners. Here are our diagnostics prepared for the Alliance on MSME ecommerce around the world:

Global policy map of adoption of 100 pro-ecommerce policies in 52 countries: Expanding MSME Ecommerce in Developing Countries: State of Policies and Path Forward     

 

This report maps the adoption of 100 policies conducive to MSME ecommerce in 10 major policy areas in 52 countries, most of them developing and emerging nations of Africa, Asia, Middle East, and Latin America.

Policy index is available here

How to accelerate Mexican MSMEs' crossborder ecommerce?

This report uses survey data on 2,000 Mexican firms to understand how MSMEs in particular use ecommerce to export - and new policy ideas to promote Mexican MSMEs' use of ecommerce for cross-border trade. 

Accelerating MSME Ecommerce in Africa: Roadmap

This report contributed to African governments' work to promote MSME ecommerce with new survey diagnostics of over 2,000 African MSMEs, policy analytics in 12 Africa countries, and fresh ideas to enable African MSMEs' ecommerce. 

ASEAN Ecommerce Work Program 2017-25 at Mid-Point: State of MSME Ecommerce and Path Forward 

This report presents new data on how different types of ASEAN region MSMEs engage in ecommerce and what challenges they face in growing their online sales, and puts forth ideas on policy and technology solutions for enabling ASEAN MSMEs’ trade and growth through ecommerce.

Promoting MSME Ecommerce in Ecuador

This report uses survey data on over 400 Ecuadorian firms and our new policy analytics to explore how Ecuadorian MSMEs in different sectors and regions are leveraging ecommerce to export and grow.

Promoting MSME Ecommerce and Born Digital-Born Globals in Colombia

Presentation with firm-level survey data on how Colombian MSMEs are leveraging ecommerce in their businesses, how they benefit, and what challenges they face - and what policies could be considered to enable MSME ecommerce.

Promoting MSME Ecommerce in the Philippines

Presentation with firm-level survey data on how Philippine MSMEs are leveraging ecommerce in their businesses, how they benefit, and what challenges they face - and how the government is responding.