Selim Corekcioglu

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In this study, the effects of KOSGEB subsidies on the foreign trade of SMEs were examined and the actions necessary to be taken by KOSGEB (SME Development Organization in Turkey) were emphasized. In the study, T test, ANOVA test and TUKEY tests were used and the study was conducted in Gaziantep, which is the 6th biggest city in Turkey. According to the results, companies’ problems are accessing markets, financial problems, qualified personnel, language, and high personnel, raw material and production costs. Carrying out activities by KOSGEB such as market research, finding customers, providing financial support, contribution to qualified personnel salary, encouraging and supporting R&D activities, and providing consultancy are very important to solve the problems.


Grant, Trade, Export, SME

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