The International Trade Centre (ITC) has extensive experience in assessing competitiveness of small and
medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). ITC works with governments, investors and business support
institutions to help them assess competitiveness and translate the findings into locally rooted sustainable
ITC publications are free online. The SME competitiveness collection includes ITC’s annual flagship
report, the SME Competitiveness Outlook; SME competitiveness country surveys; and topic-based
competitiveness surveys, both regional and national, such as for investment and for women in trade.