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2016

Title Date
Foreign investment driving jobs and growth at home: New study by EDC 2016/09/28
​EDC sets up shop in London, UK 2016/09/20
Diversification drives Manitoba’s export performance in 2016 and sets the stage for more success in 2017 2016/05/19
Alberta exports experience tough 2016 but double-digit growth expected in 2017 2016/05/18
2016/05/17
​After a challenging 2016, Newfoundland and Labrador exports set to rebound strongly next year 2016/05/09
​Forestry and agri-food sectors driving B.C.’s export performance in 2016 and 2017 2016/05/05
2016/05/05
Saskatchewan’s agri-food sector bolsters the province’s exports in 2016 2016/05/04
E​DC recognized as Best Global Export Credit Agency by Trade Finance 2016/05/03
Soaring aerospace industry will give Quebec steady export growth this year and next 2016/04/27
Ontario will be Canada’s export leader in 2016 2016/04/26
Canada’s non-resource exports take centre stage in 2016 2016/04/25
EDC ranks in Canada’s top ten Responsible Corporate Leaders from Corporate Knights 2016/03/31
​EDC provides CAD 2.5M in financing to Linear Transfer Automation Inc. 2016/03/16
​EDC to provide export mentoring services to winners of Deloitte Canada’s Best Managed Companies award 2016/03/09
EDC awarded HIO’s Employer Excellence Award 2016/03/09
Canadian exporters and investors working hard to maintain international business amid slowing global economy: EDC 2015 corporate results 2016/03/04​
​Markham’s Tower Solutions accesses CAD 500 K in EDC financing to support a new contract in Saudi Arabia 2016/03/03​​
​EDC earmarks CAD 750 M for Canadian SMEs in oil and gas sector 2016/02/25
​ISE Metal Inc. accesses USD 1.25 M in EDC financing to grow sales in Mexico 2016/02/17
Vancouver’s Colton International uses EDC CAD 1.9 M loan guarantee to grow sales in the U.S. and Asia 2016/02/11
Buddy’s Kitchen uses CAD 850 K in EDC loan guarantees to boost capacity for international sales 2016/02/10
​Sherbrooke’s Exo-s expands operations and business internationally with the help of $4 M in financing from EDC 2016/02/04
​15% more Canadian SMEs use EDC export guarantee in 2015 for international sales 2016/02/02
British Columbia’s Vanrx uses USD 1.5M in financing from EDC to grow sales into the US and India 2016/01/28
Winnipeg’s Manitobah Mukluks uses $3.5 M EDC loan guarantee to grow its international export program 2016/01/27
Canadian companies propel EDC to record year in India 2016/01/26

2015

Title Date
Exporters see higher international sales despite concerns about global economic conditions 2015/12/17
​CPAC honours EDC with award for excellence in financial reporting 2015/12/10
EDC provides $16M in financing to LCI Education for expansion in Australia 2015/12/08
​Guelph’s Vivere Hammocks uses EDC loan guarantee allows to increase sales into Europe and Asia 2015/12/03
Saint-Eustache’s Trafic Innovation uses EDC loan guarantee to boost sales in Colombia 2015/12/02
​EDC responds to demand for sustainable investment with new Green Bond 2015/12/01
Terrebonne’s Précision SF Tech uses EDC loan guarantee to boost sales in the US 2015/12/01
​Aerospace Sector Continues to Power Strong Export Growth for Quebec: EDC 2015/11/26
Healthy Seafood Exports Help Offset Lower Energy Exports in Atlantic Canada: EDC 2015/11/19
​EDC launches 16th annual International Business Scholarships competition 2015/11/18
Startup Canada-EDC partnership establishes Adam Chowaniec Memorial Fund for Global Entrepreneurship 2015/11/17​​
​EDC and GE Canada host Industrial Internet technology session, exploring Canadian IT solutions for safer, smarter pipelines 2015/11/17​
​Ontario on Track for Broad-Based Gains in Value of Its Exports: EDC 2015/11/12
​Lower Oil Prices Having Significant Impact on Exports from Western Canada: EDC 2015/11/05
​British Columbia’s Exports Will Rebound Next Year after Modest Gains in 2015: EDC 2015/11/04
Export Development Canada finances Tata companies up to USD 500 million annually to increase business with Canadian companies 2015/11/04​
Canadian Companies Stand to Gain from a Growing U.S. Economy: EDC 2015/11/03
EDC opens representation in Johannesburg to help Canadian companies sell and invest in Africa​ 2015/10/29
Looking to uncover Canada’s future leaders: Odgers Berndtson launches year three of CEO x 1 Day program with new talent development partners 2015/10/01​​
​NOVACAP announces the acquisition of Hallcon Corporation 2015/08/04
EDC announces 2015 International Business Scholarship winners 2015/07/28
​Immunotec Obtains $2,780,000 of New Financing 2015/07/20
Export Development Canada issues 10th Annual CSR Report​ 2015/06/29
Exporters more confident about international opportunities, wary of domestic economic conditions​ 2015/06/25
EDC announces $1.5 million financing to Vancouver heart rate monitor maker Mio Global​ 2015/06/23
Life sciences event by EDC and MaRS puts the spotlight on Canadian export opportunities​ 2015/06/10
Canadian companies to benefit from infrastructure MOU with Colombian Development Bank 2015/06/04
EDC and GE Canada host Industrial Internet matchmaking session, promoting collaboration between Canadian high-tech firms 2015/05/27​
EDC provides Valeant Pharmaceuticals with USD 67.5 M to support recent Salix Pharmaceuticals acquisition 2015/05/27​
Saskatchewan exports: strong agri-food and fertilizer sectors to largely offset energy losses 2015/05/26
EDC provides 500k financing to DeeBee’s SpecialTea Foods Ltd.​ 2015/05/21
EDC: Amidst energy struggles, BC’s strong diversification pays off​ 2015/05/21
EDC experts say Canadian trade is more diversified than we may think​ 2015/05/20
EDC: Alberta exports to bounce back from energy losses in 2016​ 2015/05/20
EDC has new Peruvian representative to help Canadian companies sell in the market​ 2015/05/14
EDC: After years of slow growth, Quebec exports take off 2015/05/13
Rising demand for seafood will keep Nova Scotia exports growing in 2015​ 2015/04/30
Newfoundland and Labrador will have to wait until 2016 to see export recovery, says EDC​ 2015/04/29
EDC loans Volkswagen Group EUR 400 M to help grow Canadian sales to their global operations 2015/04/23
EDC: U.S. industrial capacity constraints will fuel Canadian export growth in 2015​ 2015/04/23
Export Development Canada and MaRS partner to drive Canadian SME growth​ 2015/04/09
EDC finances China’s AVIC Leasing for USD 45M​ 2015/04/08
EDC ranks first among Corporate Knights future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders 2015/04/01
EDC 2014 results: Canadian companies do more in emerging markets and make more foreign investments 2015/03/31
EDC provides EUR 140 M financing to Spanish satellite company Hispasat for Amazonas 5 2015/03/26
EDC and ICBK sign RMB agreement​ 2015/03/23
EDC’s USD 750 K in financing for Mexican Affiliate of GNR Technologies to strengthen Canadian parent 2015/03/11
EDC awarded the Deal of the Year for the America’s by Trade Finance Magazine 2015/03/05
EDC bringing its global matchmaking and cleantech expertise to PDAC 2015 2015/03/03
EDC loans USD 450 M to South Africa’s Transnet for Canadian supply needs 2015/03/02
EDC financing helps propel Montreal’s bugatti-sedona onto world stage​ 2015/02/11
EDC recognized as a Top Employer 2015/02/05
EDC finances USD 100 M to Mexican OEM supplier Metalsa, opening doors for Canadian suppliers 2015/02/03
Appointment of Ms. Mairead Lavery to Senior Vice-President of Business Development​ 2015/01/23
EDC winner of Global Finance's 2014 Best Trade Finance Agency Award​ 2015/01/21
New EDC insurance product allows small Canadian companies to insure their foreign sales in minutes​ 2015/01/13

2014

Title Date
Brampton-based Mirus International expands operations into China with EDC guarantee​ 2014/12/17
EDC finances USD 850 M to Vodafone to help connect more Canadian suppliers to telecom giant​ 2014/12/16
For Canadian Christmas tree exporters – ‘Tis the season to be jolly​ 2014/12/12
EDC lead arranger for USD 3.3 B financing for landmark STAR refinery project in Turkey​ 2014/12/11
Exporter confidence slips as instability rises: EDC Report 2014/12/11
EDC finances USD 50 M to Mexican finance company of truck and bus manufacturer Navistar 2014/12/11
EDC provides CAD 2 M in financing for creation of carbon neutral coal replacement with cleantech start-up Diacarbon Energy 2014/12/03
Export Development Canada honoured for pioneering Canada’s first ‘green bond’ 2014/11/27
2014/11/27
EDC provides América Móvil with USD 125 M in financing to help spur more Canadian telecom supply​ 2014/11/25
EDC: Forestry is powering BC exports with a third year of double digit growth​ 2014/11/20
EDC’s 15th annual International Business Scholarships: competition opens​ 2014/11/19
EDC announces USD 22.5 M in recently completed Concordia Healthcare Corp. financings 2014/11/19
Canada’s secret exporters: How one small business helped fuel global trade​ 2014/11/18
Higher volumes offset sharply lower oil prices, rescues Alberta export forecast, says EDC​ 2014/11/18
Agriculture still king in Manitoba, but other sectors booming 2014/11/13
EDC’s USD 300 M in financing for Chile’s Codelco to help spur new Canadian sales 2014/11/12
Surging growth in the US will help revive Ontario exports, says EDC​ 2014/11/12
Two ways that small businesses can immediately access more financing​ 2014/11/10
Nova Scotia’s export growth best in Canada in 2014​ 2014/11/06
Newfoundland oil exports up 49 per cent, Europe now important player​ 2014/11/05
U.S. housing recovery to help New Brunswick forestry sector to double-digit export growth 2014/11/04
EDC forecast says U.S. recovery set to power next global cycle, immediate boon for Canadian companies 2014/10/28
EDC and IFC partner to help connect Canadian cleantech business with Chinese buyers 2014/10/27
2014/10/22
New Country Risk Quarterly by EDC gives small companies best-in-class market risk information​ 2014/10/09
EDC provides CAD 12 M financing towards Merus Labs acquisition of European pharma brand​ 2014/10/07
REGEN Energy Announces Close of Series B Funding Round 2014/10/07
Real Ventures Fund III reaches $75M with expanded presence in Toronto-Waterloo 2014/09/30
The one website all Canadian SMEs need to know to get new business abroad: ECN 2014/09/25
Bionym, Makers of the Nymi Band, Closes $14M Series A Financing from Ignition, Export Development Canada, MasterCard, and Relay Ventures 2014/09/24
Canadian SMEs to gain from EDC’s USD 50 M financing for Southeast Asia’s San Miguel Corporation 2014/09/24
EDC and South Korea’s K-sure team up to make business between Canadian and South Korean companies easier 2014/09/22
EDC provides USD 17.5 M in Financing to Montreal’s Specialty Metal and Chemical Producer 5N Plus 2014/09/17
Enterprise Canada Network: New web platform directly connects Canadian companies to international business and technology opportunities​ 2014/09/16
EDC provides Hispasat with Euro 123 M to purchase a satellite from Vancouver’s MDA​ 2014/09/12
Avrio Capital Announces Closing of Fourth Institutional Late Stage Venture Fund 2014/09/09
EDC provides over EUR 180 M in financing to Telefónica benefiting the Canadian telecom industry​ 2014/09/08
Guyana Goldfields Completes US$185 Million Project Finance Facility: Aurora Gold Project Fully Funded​ 2014/09/03
EDC’s Bonding Products help Quebec’s Baultar Concept secure major contract with Italian Rail Transport Giant​ 2014/08/27
2014/08/13
EDC provides financing to Acadian Seaplants for acquisition of Ireland’s Arramara Teoranta 2014/08/05
EDC helps Montreal-based GLV Group expand their operations in India 2014/07/24
2014/07/23
2014/07/17
Major's Logging benefits from EDC financing of Muskrat Falls​ 2014/07/16
GE Canada and EDC partner to develop new export opportunities for Canadian companies 2014/07/15
2014/07/14
EDC-Schulich partnership, first of its kind, sees first graduates in global trade management 2014/06/25
EDC leads CAD20 M financing facility for BioAmber Sarnia for world’s largest new bio-based succinic acid production plant 2014/06/23
Exporter confidence now higher than 2003-2006 boom years: EDC survey 2014/06/19
EDC finances EUR 125 M of second largest wind farm project in the world to be built by Toronto’s Northland Power 2014/06/17
Export Development Canada issues Annual CSR Report 2014/06/12
EDC’s CAD 1.3 M guarantee helps Montreal-based Eagle Hydraulic finance Chinese subsidiaries 2014/06/10
EDC helping SMEs finance their contracts with Muskrat Falls project 2014/05/30
EDC announces 2014 International Business Scholarship winners​ 2014/05/27
Canadian exporters rebound in 2013, use EDC services for CAD 95 billion of their international business 2014/05/13
Nova Scotia export growth rises on strength of energy, forestry sectors: EDC forecast​ 2014/05/07
Ontario exports set to grow for next two years as U.S. demand ramps up: EDC​ 2014/04/30
EDC forecast says global pent-up demand to energize export growth in 2014, 2015​ 2014/04/24
Canadian banking group led by EDC co-finance USD 775 M for Brazilian mining leader Vale 2014/04/08
Export Development Canada ranked among Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada​ 2014/04/03
EDC provides USD 500 M financing to India’s Reliance Industries as business with Canadian companies grows​ 2014/04/01
Export Development Canada finances Turkey’s AkLease to create opportunities for Canadian equipment makers​ 2014/03/26
GE Canada and EDC co-host Canadian high-tech companies to boost competitiveness in the global aerospace market 2014/02/12
Minister Fast Appoints President and CEO of Export Development Canada​ 2014/02/05
EDC opens representation in Bogota as Canadian companies ramp up interest in market​ 2014/02/05
Export Development Canada issues first Green Bond 2014/01/23
Export Development Canada finances up to USD 210 M for China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing: Bombardier business jets to be leased​ 2014/01/21
EDC’s finance and bonding solutions now available to all Canadian suppliers into Hebron and White Rose platforms​ 2014/01/21
EDC renews partnership with CARE after five successful years​ 2014/01/16
DragonWave Announces Increased and Extended Credit Facilities​ 2014/01/07

2013