United Nations Economic and Social Council


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While lack of development in the enterprises on small and medium level appears to be an issue mainly touching developing countries, its importance is clear for more developed states like France as well. SMEs remain slightly under 50% of the total employment in France. It is realized that their investment and innovation behaviour remains crucial to economic growth. The world will continue to see growing disparities and the effects of them, unless --- all countries present here take careful but bold steps aiming to address the problem.

A study conducted ...