Canadian companies are at the heart of our strategy, and meeting their needs is our top priority. 

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deals closed for $223 million in commitments under EDC’s Investment Matching Program

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introductions to EDC’s international relationships led to 35 contract wins for Canadian companies

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one-minute videos sharing facts, figures and tips for doing business in high-growth markets generated more than 2 million views  

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Tailor-made solutions

We’ve moved from being product-driven to being customer-needs driven, tailoring our offerings to the unique needs of customers in each of the micro and small, medium-sized and large segments. 

It’s with medium-sized companies that we see the greatest opportunity to catalyze Canada’s trade performance. So we created a team dedicated to serving these companies by actively engaging with them and developing a comprehensive picture of their needs.

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Building value through collaboration

EDC is part of a much larger trade ecosystem that works together to help Canadian companies achieve their international business goals—sharing market intelligence, feedback and connections to boost companies’ competitiveness and advance Canadian trade:

  • Federal partners create a coordinated web of support to Canadian companies
  • Financial institutions broaden our reach
  • Strategic alliances connect us to business communities
  • ESG partnerships are key to overcoming the most significant challenges of our time

Learn about our 2021 progress in each of these four areas. 


EDC success stories

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Westport Fuel Systems: Powering a cleaner tomorrow

Thanks to a technology developed by Westport, hydrogen could become substantially more competitive with other low-carbon alternatives.

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Genecis: Taking the circular economy to the next level

Genecis utilizes bacteria to convert food waste into compostable bioplastics that can be used in surgical supplies, flexible packaging and children’s toys.


Date modified: 2022-03-29