Business Monitor Latin America
This UPS Business Monitor Latin America (BMLA), now in its sixth edition, provides an outlook on the existing, attitudes and trends among more than 800 business leaders of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) across seven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The results of this study are based on the solid experience of the interviewees in the world of industry and trade.
Business Monitor Canada
Canada's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are more global in their outlook compared to one year ago, believing Canada must diversify its export base and do away with trade barriers in order to ensure the country's economy can compete with emerging markets.
The most recent results of UPS Canada's quarterly barometer of SMEs shows a high level of optimism about Canada's international competitiveness and the fate of its manufacturing sector.
Business Monitor Asia
The UPS Asia Business Monitor has been tracking Asian small and medium enterprises (SME) sentiments since 2005. With the global economy in recovery, Asian SMEs reflect greater optimism when compared to last year. However, wounds from the financial crisis have not fully healed and funding continues to be a major concern. For many SMEs, their top fears are rising costs, competition, interest rate hikes and cash flow.
Business Monitor United States
Although concerned about the economy, small- and medium-sized business exporters are confident about their companies' futures, especially when it comes to international sales, according to this year's Business Monitor United States survey commissioned by UPS.