European SMEs and international trade

European SMEs and international trade

73 Pages · 2012 · 1.22 MB · English

This workshop was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade. AUTHOR(S): . Panel 2: Are existing EU policies and programmes helping SMEs to access global Fabio Antoldi, holds a PhD in Strategic Management from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan,.

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EXPO/B/FWC/200901/Lot7/23 February/ 2012 PE 457104 EN DIRECTORATEGENERAL FOR EXTERNAL POLICIES OF THE UNION DIRECTORATE B POLICY DEPARTMENT WORKSHOP EUROPEAN SMEs AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE Abstract According to the Europe 2020 flagship Communication on an Integrated Industrial Policy and the review of the Small Business Act, supporting the internationalization process of the European SMEs is crucial to promote EU competitiveness Recent data shows that 85% of new jobs, in the EU, between 2002 and 2010 were created by SMEs However, a very small percentage of SMEs is active beyond the Single Market, notwithstanding rapidly growing market opportunities abroad The two key questions in the Workshop were : (1) what are the best policies supporting SMEs in accessing third markets and (2) is a better coordination between national and EUlevel initiatives needed, and if so, how to accomplish this The INTA Committee had requested the organization of the Workshop in order to explore proposals for implementing new strategies to improve the internationalization process Policy Department DG External Policies 2 European SMEs and International Trade 3 This workshop was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade AUTHOR(S): Prof ANTOLDI Fabio, Catholic University of Milan, Italy Dr SASS Magdolna, ICEG European Centre, Hungary Prof SMALLBONE David, Kingston University London, United Kingdom ADMINISTRATOR RESPONSIBLE: Elfriede BIERBRAUER, Roberto BENDINI DirectorateGeneral for External Policies of the Union Policy Department WIB 06 M 79 rue Wiertz 60 B1047 Brussels Editorial Assistant: Jakub PRZETACZNIK LINGUISTIC VERSIONS Original: EN ABOUT THE EDITOR Editorial closing date: 23 February 2012 © European Union, 2012 Printed in Belgium ISBN: 9789282336878 Doi: 102861/65187 The Information Note is available on the Internet at http://wwweuroparleuropaeu/activities/committees/studiesdo?language=EN If you are unable to download the information you require, please request a paper copy by email : [email protected] DISCLAIMER Any opinions expressed in this document are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position of the European Parliament Reproduction and translation, except for commercial purposes, are authorised, provided the source is acknowledged and provided the publisher is given prior notice and supplied with a copy of the publication Policy Department DG External Policies 4 TABLE OF CONTENTS PROGRAMME OF THE WORKSHOP 7 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARIES OF THE SPEAKERS 8 PART I: SUMMARY OF THE WORKSHOP 9 1 INTRODUCTION 9 2 “DOES THE COMMUNICATION PROVIDE THE RIGHT ANSWER?” 10 3 “SEGMENT, SELECT AND SUPPORT!” 11 4 “THE LABYRINTH OF SUPPORT” 11 5 CONCLUDING REMARKS 12 PART II: WHAT KIND OF SUPPORT DO SMEs REQUIRE ON THEIR PATH TOWARDS INTERNATIONALIZATION A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF WHETHER THE EC COMMUNICATION PROVIDES THE RIGHT ANSWERS? PROF DAVID SMALLBONE 13 1 INTRODUCTION 13 2 WHAT SUPPORT DO SMEs NEED? 14 3 WHAT SUPPORT IS CURRENTLY PROVIDED FOR SMEs? 17 4 DOES THE EC COMMUNICATION PROVIDE THE RIGHT ANSWERS? 18 5 CONCLUSIONS 21 6 POWERPOINT PRESENTATION 23 European SMEs and International Trade 5 PART III: ARE EXISTING EU POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES HELPING SMEs TO ACCESS GLOBAL MARKETS? IDENTIFICATION OF VALUEADDED OF EU MARKET ACCESS INITIATIVES VERSUS THOSE OF EU MEMBER STATES 28 A CAN EUROPEAN SMEs REALLY INTERCEPT THE INTERNATIONAL PATHS OF FAST GROWTH? PROF FABIO ANTOLDI 28 1 INTRODUCTION 28 2 THE CALLUP FOR SMEs TOWARDS A NEW FRONTIER 29 3 SOME CRITICAL ISSUES ABOUT THE ‘UNTAPPED INTERNATIONAL POTENTIAL’ OF EUROPEAN SMEs 30 4 LARGER MARKETS REQUIRE BIGGER FIRMS: THE CHALLENGE OF A FIRM’S GROWTH 35 5 THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF SMEs THROUGH STRATEGIC NETWORKS AND CLUSTERS 37 6 DIFFERENT KINDS OF SMEs REQUIRE A VARIETY OF DISTINCT MEASURES:

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