APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership

Toolkits

The MSME Toolkit delivers practical ideas, addresses key challenges, and introduces relevant best practices on MSME business development to entrepreneurs in APEC developing economies through on-the-ground training with Canadian and local experts.

Four Focus Areas:

(1)  Technology and Innovation

This toolkit aims to help entrepreneurs like you who are developing businesses in Vietnam. Our goal is to enhance your competitive capacity through innovation and technology.

Specifically, this toolkit will help you learn about and find resources for:

  • Financing
  • Regulations and Policies
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Market Access and Exports
  • E-commerce
  • Women in Business
  • Mentorship

This toolkit has been developed by experts from Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. APF Canada is a not-for-profit organization focused on Canada's relations with Asia. Its mission is to be Canada's catalyst for engagement with Asia and Asia's bridge to Canada. APF Canada is dedicated to strengthening ties between Canada and Asia with focus on:

  • Expanding economic relations through trade investments and innovation; and,
  • Promoting Canada's expertise in offering solutions to Asia's climate change, energy, food security and natural resource management challenges.

APF Canada also plays a role as a bridge which exchanges and transfers technical support and capacity building from Canada to Asian nations, aiming at enhancing mutual understanding and promoting  collaboration for common global goals.

(2)  Market Access

This toolkit aims to help entrepreneurs like you who are developing businesses in the Philippines. Our goal is to enhance your competitive capacity with tools and resources you can access online.

Specifically, this toolkit will help you learn about and find resources for

  • Regulations and policies
  • Market access and exporting
  • Financing
  • Human capital
  • Marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

This toolkit has been developed by experts from Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. APF Canada is a not-for-profit organization focused on Canada's relations with Asia. Its mission is to be Canada's catalyst for engagement with Asia and Asia's bridge to Canada. APF Canada is dedicated to strengthening ties between Canada and Asia with focus on:

  • Expanding economic relations through trade investments and innovation;
  • Promoting Canada's expertise in offering solutions to Asia's climate change, energy, food security and natural resource management challenges.

APF Canada also plays a role as a bridge which exchanges and transfers technical support and capacity building from Canada to Asian nations, aiming at enhancing mutual understanding and promoting collaboration for common global goals.

(3)  Human Capital

This toolkit aims to help entrepreneurs like you who are developing businesses in Indonesia. Our goal is to enhance your competitive capacity with tools and resources you can access online.

Specifically, this toolkit will help you learn about and find resources for:

  • Regulations and policies
  • Market access and exporting
  • Financing
  • Human capital
  • Marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

This toolkit has been developed by experts from Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. APF Canada is a not-for-profit organization focused on Canada's relations with Asia. Its mission is to be Canada's catalyst for engagement with Asia and Asia's bridge to Canada. APF Canada is dedicated to strengthening ties between Canada and Asia with focus on:

  • Expanding economic relations through trade investments and innovation; and,
  • Promoting Canada's expertise in offering solutions to Asia's climate change, energy, food security and natural resource management challenges.

APF Canada also plays a role as a bridge which exchanges and transfers technical support and capacity building from Canada to Asian nations, aiming at enhancing mutual understanding and promoting collaboration for common global goals.

(4)  Social Entrepreneurship

We are supporting businesses to give back to their communities.

Four Focus Economies:

  • Viet Nam
  • Philippines
  • Indonesia
  • Peru