Latin America and the Caribbean Small Online Business Growth Report

This report focuses on independent micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and entrepreneurs using the eBay platform in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Peru.  Using trade and economic data, the report describes how the online platform model for commerce is allowing MSMEs and entrepreneurs In Latin America and the Caribbean to extend their geographic reach and actively engage with global customers.  The research shows that the ability to directly operate in foreign markets creates enterprises capable of achieving growth rates that outpace their domestic economies.  In addition, the report includes country-specific policy recommendations aimed at enhancing the ability of technology-enabled MSMEs and entrepreneurs in these countries to access the global market.