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News from 2020-10-29 / KfW Research

Which SMEs use digital platforms?

Many small and medium-sized enterprises use digital platforms. This shows that many enterprises have recognised the advantages of platforms for their business and that the barriers for their use are not excessively high. Early adopters are large SMEs and knowledge-based service providers, as well as R&D-intensive manufacturers. Also apparent is the fact that young businesses and companies with a high proportion of young employees are often active on digital platforms.

Which SMEs use digital platforms?  (PDF, 214 KB, non-accessible)


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