International trade is an integral part of Canada’s history. But it wasn’t until after the Great Depression and Second World War that we started to blossom into a major trading nation and it became clear the country needed an export credit agency to help Canadian businesses succeed internationally.
Established in 1944, that agency, later known as Export Development Canada, is now celebrating 75 years of helping Canadian companies expand beyond our borders. Here are some highlights of Canada’s exporting history and EDC’s corporate milestones.
With surging commodity prices, record inflation and the war in Ukraine, Canadian companies are facing new challenges and potential risks. EDC’s Global Economic Outlook offers insight to help you make better business decisions.
Increased global uncertainty dims Canadian exporters’ outlook
Keep track of the international markets that matter to your business. Get the latest financial and macroeconomic information for both developed and emerging markets.
Commodity prices can impact exporting, world trade and your business, but you can stay abreast of prices and other indicators with this at-a-glance report.
The Forum for International Trade Training celebrates 30 years as a global leader in trade education.