June 8, 2022
This report assesses the maturity of SME Procurement across international governments
PUBLIC has partnered with Mastercard to develop an authoritative, data-driven index of how different countries around the world are promoting SME procurement. In consultation with a panel of global procurement experts, we have analysed the procurement practices of countries around the world, and scored performance by analysing over 450 data points. By focusing in particular on the potential of data and new technologies to support SME access to public procurement, we have also highlighted the leading approaches governments can take to support small businesses in delivering better public services for citizens.
In this report we:
For more details on the report, and the experts that we engaged with, take a look at our dedicated report microsite: https://smeindex.super.site/
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