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6/27/2017 Member News
Six reasons why your small business should explore emerging markets

 

By Dr. Lawrence Spinelli, OPIC Director of Outreach



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laces like Rwanda, the Philippines and the Brazilian rainforest might seem like a world away to an American small business with limited resources and even less experience in the developing world. But in my work in the global marketplace, I’ve seen small American businesses successfully expand into all these places with ventures that have introduced valuable services and transformed industries, while at the same time growing their U.S. operation.

Today, more and more American small businesses are not only engaging in the global economy but also in some of the world’s least developed countries. There are several reasons why it makes sense to do so.

 

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