68. Back on track: How to help small businesses recover from turmoil and return to growth
In this episode of The Weekly Tradecast, we’re looking at small businesses and ways to help them flourish despite economic turmoil with Arlette Verploegh, chief of UNCTAD’s entrepreneurship development section.
First with the COVID-19 pandemic and now the war in Ukraine, many businesses are fighting for survival as costs of goods, energy and financing stay high and consumers tighten their belts.
For countries already struggling, the tough times threaten to undo any limited gains for trade, investment, gender equality and sustainable development.
So how can we help smaller businesses to survive and thrive? Tune into UNCTAD’s Arlette Verploegh to find out how they can prepare for an uncertain future.