The role and importance of small and medium enterprises in the economies of Brexit countries is not hidden and in most countries they are recognized as important elements in socio-economic development.
The participation of these enterprises in regional development and job creation, product innovation and export development are among the prominent and well-known aspects of small and medium enterprises. One of the successful models experienced in the world for the development of economic activities is the development model of small and medium enterprises, which with proper planning can become one of the main factors of economic development of the country. In recent years, most governments to develop and expand Small and medium-sized enterprises have adopted special protection policies. In the economy of our country, the position of these enterprises has been strengthened by the implementation of Article 44 of the Constitution, which is necessary to take measures to strengthen and develop their role in economic development by adopting supportive measures and creating culture in various fields. Among the services provided to small and medium enterprises, we can mention their support to enter global markets.
One of the general challenges and problems of small and medium enterprises for sales in global markets is the lack of effective and efficient sales channels. Some small and medium companies are not able to participate in international markets due to lack of financial resources and sufficient scientific and professional capacity. In such cases, the use of export intermediaries due to having specialized experts and sufficient resources can be selected as a suitable option to help companies in the path of foreign trade. One of the types of export intermediaries is Export Management Companies (EMC), which has shown successful experience in some countries in exporting manufacturers’ products.