Diversification is necessary for business success.
Consumers are ignoring the summer Scrooge, but he’s giving businesses the blues.
Learn how Colombia is progressing and offering opportunities to Canadians.
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.
This is the last in our three-part series, exploring some of the challenges LBGTQ2+ exporters face and how they can mitigate risks when travelling on business. Today, we share tips for travel safety.
Which markets are on our country risk radar as we head into the second half of 2019? Read on to find out more.
EDC’s country risk analyst John Bitzan travels to Singapore, Indonesia and Japan on market research mission
What you need to know about doing business in Argentina.
Canadian exporters are feeling more pessimistic about near-term outlook, according to EDC’s Trade Confidence Index survey
Exporters need to adapt to different cultural situations to succeed internationally.
Flip-flops aren’t the favoured footwear of central bankers
The best way for women-owned or women-led businesses to grow internationally and increase revenues is by working together.
LGBTQ2+ exporter faces international challenges
Singapore is such a vibrant and dynamic country in which to live and work. This wealthy island nation is exceptionally progressive. They have an open and diversified economy that rolls out the welcome mat to business.
We’re warming things up by highlighting some top “summer” exports our beautiful country has to offer the world.
For the average exporter, making sense of the latest tariffs, tweets and plot twists on the global economic stage has become little more than a guessing game.
One of the benefits of trade with Mexico is that Canada has a trade agreement in place. Mexico is also one of the world’s largest economies with 132 million consumers and a growing middle class.
This leading indicator is bucking the current trend. What’s up?
First blog in a three-part series, on the challenges of exporting for LGBTQ2+.
Diversifying beyond the U.S.
Canada’s trade with the world ain’t the space it used to be. Can we adapt?
J-P Brun, president of HockeyShot, highlights the ways his company was able to get their products into the hands of hockey players worldwide.
Resources to help Canadians understand business etiquette around the world
Accessing EDC’s Export Guarantee Program allowed this hockey-training company to deliver the world’s largest synthetic ice rink in Mexico
Is global softening getting to Canada?
For the canola industry, the international market landscape is changing. Export Development Canada is here to help.
Nearly 1,000 exporters share their concerns and expectations for 2019 in our Trade Confidence survey. Benefit from their insight and see if you agree.
EDC has been holding stakeholder panels for 14 years, but this was my inaugural event as President and CEO
What to know about doing business in Colombia
EDC travels across Canada to encourage Canadians to do business in India.
10 reasons to diversify your business
Maybe this will turn the Brexit tide, Maybe not.
Eco-beauty entrepreneur on the rewards, challenges of owning your own business
Singapore is one of the wealthiest countries in Asia and trade is a critical driver to their economy.
Without a doubt, Canadian companies that have chosen to make the effort in the Land of the Rising Sun have been rewarded.
To the Midwest, EDC says, “Mais oui!”
On the heels of EDC opening two American offices, Gregory Trippenbach, EDC’s Regional Vice-President, United States, outlines the opportunities and risks for Canadian businesses exporting to the south.
Accessing EDC Select Credit Insurance provided peace of mind for Joy Yap when her natural beauty company started exporting to the U.S.
Is there method to the madness of today’s trade policy moves?
Canada enjoys a long-standing economic relationship with Australia. Bilateral trade is close to $7 billion, split almost evenly between goods and services.
It’s only been a few short weeks since the Mar. 29 hard Brexit deadline, but it feels like months. Since then, there’s been not one, but two extensions.
Your new neighbours are increasingly defining the economic future. Get to know them!
For Canadian companies expanding internationally, it’s vital to brush up on the culture, customs and etiquette of doing business in their target markets.
An accidental exporter, Neil Schwartz, shares his top five tips for exporting in Australia.
The U.S. economy is experiencing a huge influx of disaffected workers
EDC released its first ever stand-alone Human Rights Policy.
Export Development Canada’s, Chief Representative, Klaus Houben discusses the diverse trade and investment opportunities that exist within Southeast Asia for Canadian companies.
After accessing EDC Portfolio Credit Insurance, the environmental company saw sales grow by 60% and now exports to every continent
Catch-up economies are an increasingly important growth dynamo
You’ve spoken to your banker, perhaps taken a course on export basics and ticked off all the boxes highlighting that you’re ready to take your business to the next level. It’s time to build an export plan.
Why is EDC opening up a representation in Atlanta? Good question.
EDC is growing in the United States by opening an office in Atlanta, Georgia to better serve the southeastern part of the country.
When a Fortune 250 company in the United States acquired our home-grown Canadian company in 2014, we knew we’d made it in the solar energy industry.
If you’re a Canadian company looking to sell internationally, a trade agreement between Canada and your target market can make it easier for you to do business there.
Women are rocking at starting new businesses, but they’re wary of growing outside of Canada. Here’s why that matters to all of us.
Since the solar power company launched in the United States at the beginning of 2018, revenue has almost doubled.
In a world of shifting political, environmental and economic climates, exporters are constantly facing new risks and opportunities. The Global Economic Outlook offers insight on these changes to help you make better trade and investment decisions.
Economy poised for liftoff, with a few bumps along the way
Getting started with exporting isn’t always easy. The good news: Even if you’re just considering taking that first step, you may be further along in the exporting journey than you think.
Canadian agriculture and agri-food producers have a bounty of information resources and support organizations available to help them capitalize on export opportunities.
Today, almost half of all small and medium-sized businesses in Canada are either partially or entirely owned by women.
Teresa Nizzola, EDC’s chief representative in Australia, shares five facts about doing business Down Under.
Today’s global risk environment is not going away anytime soon.
This material handling company started out in a garage, but used EDC’s credit insurance and Business Connection Program to support its international growth and is now worth $35 million.
The dominance of oil and gas in Alberta exports is gripping.
For those of you who recognize that your online efforts might not be as stellar as they should be, you’re not alone. By the time you’ve finished reading this, you’ll know exactly what steps to take.
The growth record of ASEAN economies is reason enough to deepen ties.
Stephen Wilhelm, EDC’s regional vice-president of EMEA based in London, shares his insights on Brexit, the United Kingdom’s future and its impact on Canadian exporters.
One of our key impediments in Canada is that we seem to have a natural aversion to the risks, perceived or real, of dealing in Asian markets.
Few Canadian women entrepreneurs are expanding their businesses into international markets.
What Canadian exporters need to know
A positive outlook for the next 6 months
Finding new customers is the top challenge faced by most Canadian exporters. To help overcome that hurdle, the expert panelists from our webinar, Making the Connection with New Customers, offer these tips.
Without EDC’s products, the company would not have been able to accept at least six large global contracts.
The CPTPP is now in force for six of 11 countries. We offer 11 tips on how best to use it.
Is a new model of the economy in the works, and if so, what does it look like?
Mexico’s macroeconomic framework remains strong. But some of the president’s initial moves have investors concerned about policy implementation and contract certainty.
Five tips on exporting success from the world’s largest cultural planning firm
As an exporter, the quality of your relationships with your suppliers, your employees, your partners and customers is an essential component of you success.
EDC’s Jennifer Cooke embraces new role to help women-led businesses overcome barriers to go global.
Additional working capital from EDC helped this video game company sustain its growth abroad.
The stakes are high, elevating this to one of the top Canadian – and global – international trade concerns. No one knows this better than both the U.S. and China. So, will it end well?
If you’re like most Canadians, you dream of getting away to sunnier climes during our cold, harsh winter.
Jennifer Cooke, EDC’s new Corporate Lead for Women in Trade shares three challenges women entrepreneurs face when exporting.
Additional working capital from EDC and logistics support from eShipper helped this animal-free parka company reach cold climates beyond Canadian borders.
What if our key growth issue isn’t demand, but capacity?
Identifying the social, political and economic challenges facing Canadian businesses in the world today.
Developing cultural intelligence—which is the ability to function effectively in different cultural contexts—will give you a critical advantage.
One of the best things about going to trade shows is seeing what your competitors are up to.
Loan guarantees from EDC helped this auto parts maker purchase the tooling it needed to fill a massive order from General Motors
As one of the world’s largest food producers, Canada is a major player on the global agri-food stage.
EDC reveals Top 10 Global Risks facing Canada’s exporters
Learn how Wuxly Movement CEO, James Yurichuk, goes through a day leading the animal-free parka company.
The U.S. economy is healthy and consumer demand is strong, so prospects for export sales are good.
Additional working capital allows Hamilton-based company to get new product to market faster, gain foothold in Latin America
Is this key cause of US populism insurmountable?
In 2017, for the first time, the proportion of service exporters was greater than goods exporters. Here are just some of the key takeaways from the webinar, Selling Your Services to the World.
Find out what 1,000 Canadian exporters experienced in the last half of 2018, plus what their plans are for the future.
The ASEAN-Canada Business Council (CABC) argues ASEAN should become Canada’s next free-trade partner