Our role is to help Canadian companies sell beyond Canada’s borders, including to the United States. We do this by providing insurance and financing solutions to companies with export contracts. We also provide guarantees to banks so they are encouraged to provide their exporting customers with access to more working capital.
If you don’t currently have a contract to sell your goods or services internationally but are looking for information on how to start exporting, our resources are a great place to start.
Developing an export strategy is a crucial step in building your business plan. Learn about competitive strategies and how to build an export and business plan.
Aspects you need to consider when building your strategy:
Now that your export strategy is coming together, you need to research export opportunities. You'll also want to find the right markets for your products or services. Start by reviewing the markets where EDC has provided companies in that market with financing.
You've got a plan and researched your potential markets thoroughly. Now you need a little support.
Don't forget to keep up on the latest export trends, including hot sectors and markets.
We can support your export business if you have a contract with an international customer and are looking to:
Download our 'Introduction to Exporting' guide to help get started.