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Knowledge Centre

The global market is in a constant state of change. Our Knowledge Centre helps you stay abreast of the latest trends, developments, opportunities and risks. Find in-depth analysis from our economists and trade experts, free publications and subscriptions with breaking news and best practices, and a comprehensive library filled with trade-related resources.



  • Calendar of Events
    A monthly newsletter with information on our upcoming events such as webinars, live seminars and trade missions. Sent via email every month.

  • The Commodity Tracker
    A weekly table of commodity prices and economic indicators related to activity in commodity markets.

  • Export Performance Monitor
    A monthly publication tracking recent movements in Canadian exports by industry sector and by market.

  • News Release Alerts
    Automatically receive EDC’s news releases, via e-mail, as they are issued.

  • TradeInsights
    Our monthly email newsletter features TradeTalk (see sample) in addition to our market guides, trends, and insights on how to grow your business outside of Canada.

  • Weekly Commentary
    EDC’s Vice-President and Chief Economist, Peter G. Hall, comments on world economic trends. Sent via e-mail every Thursday.

Multimedia Centre

View the list of all available videos

Agricultural Bonanza
Weekly Commentary - 06/03/2014
Length: 4:46 min
TradeTalk TradeTalk
Video series
Length: ~ 3:00-5:00 min per video
Cowater Cowater International
Video - 10/03/2014
Length: 2:24 min
Combating Corruption In International Business Combating Corruption In International Business
Webinar - 26/03/2012
Length: 58:23 min
Media Managing Risk and Cash Flow in International Trade
Video series
Length: ~ 3:00 min per video
The C200 Investment Forum The C200 Investment Forum
Video - 11/10/2012
Length: ~ 1:00-3:00 min per video
Media Lessons Learned: Succeeding with Canadian Public Private Partnerships
Video - 26/09/2012
Length: 88:39 min
Media Who we are – What we do - Corporate Video
Video - 14/06/2012
Length: 4:15 min
Media The Diversification Dividend
Video - 19/05/2011
Length: 5:52 min
Media Seeing the Forest for the Trees
Video - 13/11/2010
Length: 22:21 min

Topical Business Issues

  • Economic Analysis and Research
    Successful Canadian exporters need to have an in-depth understanding of where the market has been and where it is likely to go in the future which is essential to achieving your business objectives.

  • Managing Foreign Exchange Risk
    The fluctuation in exchange rates is one issue that continues to take a bite out of the profits of many Canadian companies.

  • Managing Risk in International Trade
    Our expert insights and advice can help you develop an export policy that strategically manages risk when doing business abroad.

  • Responsible Business
    This page covers a host of Corporate Social Responsibility topics that may affect your business and provides resources on how to handle them.

Success Stories

Economic Analysis and Research

Country Information

Country Information

Detailed information about countries and markets around the world.


Information and tips on export trade and international business and the latest on our products and services.
Weekly Commentary

Calendar of Events

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive information on upcoming events.


Visit our online business magazine for tips on how to help your business thrive.
Weekly Commentary

Weekly Commentary

Hear from our Chief Economist Peter G. Hall and learn about current global economic trends.


Current trends. Exporter insights. Expert analysis.
On-demand webinars

On-demand webinars

Catch up on regional, industry and economic trends anytime, anywhere.
Analysis & Research

Analysis & Research

In-depth economic analysis and research on trade-finance issues.
The ABCs of International Contracts

Make sure the terms of your contract are on your own terms.

Protect yourself from the complexities of international export contracts.

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