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.