2016-2017 Editions of the Regional SME Profile and the Export Profile Presented in Ternopil
On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, USAID LEV experts presented the 2016-2017 edition of the Regional SME Profile of Ternopil oblast and the 2016-2017 edition of the Export Profile of Ternopil oblast in Ternopil.
The Regional SME Profile is a monitoring instrument that combines statistical and survey data to track the development of the SME sector on the regional level. The second edition of the Regional SME Profile of Ternopil oblast that was published by the USAID LEV Program this year shows that the volumes of sales of small enterprises in the region have increased over the year in spite of the general decline of gross regional product in Ternopil oblast. The latest edition of the Regional SME Profile for Ternopil oblast also has a new addition - a chapter describing the progress of SME support policies in the region that are being implemented in accordance with the Small Business Act for Europe. The 2016-207 Export Profile of Ternopil oblast shows that SMEs in the region increased their exports over the previous year, with Poland being the most popular export destination and an entry point into the EU market. The Export Profile of Ternopil oblast also includes an appendix with practicalinformation on available foreign markets for exporters in Ternopil oblast.