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The island of Stone Town, Zanzibar glistens in sunlight

Economic impact of COVID-19 threatens Africa’s hard-won gains

Blog June 01, 2020 The continent is on course for its first recession in 25 years.

Aerial view of the city of Johannesburg, Africa

Market insights: Monitoring the business impact of COVID-19 on Africa

Blog May 19, 2020 How markets in Africa have been impacted by COVID-19

White and gold mosque in Abu Dhabi

Market insights: Monitoring the business impacts of COVID-19 on the Middle East

Blog May 13, 2020 EDC’s chief representative shares his first-hand account of the market challenges in the Middle East

Hoi An Vietnam ancient city

Three emerging markets to watch: Vietnam, Thailand and the UAE

Article November 13, 2019 Vietnam, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates are three emerging markets to look into.

The Dubai skyline

Doing Business in the UAE: 11 etiquette tips

Blog October 08, 2019 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is Canada’s largest export market in the Middle East and North Africa.

Tornado Spectral Systems manufactures chemical analysis and measurement products. Photo features science test tubes.

Tornado Spectral Systems: Shedding light on chemical measurement around the globe

Success Story With EDC’s support, this chemical analysis and measurement company has taken on international contracts from all over the world.

Accessing EDC Select Credit Insurance provided peace of mind for Joy Yap when her natural beauty company started exporting to the U.S.

Wyld Skincare: Put your best face forward

Success Story Accessing EDC Select Credit Insurance provided peace of mind for Joy Yap when her natural beauty company started exporting to the U.S.

Titan Environmental

Titan Environmental Containment: Minimizing environmental impact while growing globally

Success Story After accessing EDC Portfolio Credit Insurance, the environmental company saw sales grow by 60% and now exports to every continent

There is a world map on a coffee table. Someone is pointing to North America on the map.

Top 3 ranked emerging markets by region

Article March 20, 2019 A positive outlook for the next 6 months

creos

Creos

Success Story Access to working capital from EDC helped this arts and culture services company bring art to the world

Custom food truck company, Food Trucks International

Food Trucks International

Success Story After accessing additional working capital with help from EDC, this food truck company landed a top customer.

Underwater robotics company Kraken Robotics Inc.

Kraken Robotics Inc.

Article This St. John’s, Nfld., company used EDC’s financing to secure advance payments from customers, allowing it to take on new business and expand into new markets.

Nova Scotia fisheries giant Gidney Fisheries Limited

Gidney Fisheries Limited

Article This Nova Scotia fisheries giant used EDC’s accounts receivable insurance to secure deals in uncharted markets and grow internationally.

Opportunities in UAE free trade zones

The UAE offers an oasis of opportunity

Blog June 15, 2018 UAE’s free trade zones and tax laws make it a great place for exporters to do business.

EDC Market Entry Advisors Nigeria

Market Entry Advisors – Nigeria

Guide February 14, 2018 Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for each market.

EDC Market Entry Advisors Ghana

Market Entry Advisors – Ghana

Guide February 14, 2018 Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for each market.

EDC Market Entry Advisors South Africa

Market Entry Advisors – South Africa

Guide February 14, 2018 Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for each market.

EDC Market Entry Advisors United Arab Emirates

Market Entry Advisors – United Arab Emirates

Guide February 14, 2018 Bringing your business to a new country? Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for the United Arab Emirates market.

Halifax cleantech company LED Roadway Lighting

LED Roadway Lighting

Article This Halifax cleantech company is guaranteeing brighter export prospects.

Nova Scotia seafood company Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated

Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated

Video This Nova Scotia seafood company is using credit insurance to reel in success.

Piping business Fuller Industrial

Fuller Industrial

Video This piping business uses bonding to drill down on riskier markets with confidence.

Children’s lifestyle brand Pehr Designs

Pehr Designs

Video This children’s lifestyle brand paired business savvy with insurance to find international success.

Intelcan Technosystems Inc.

Intelcan Technosystems Inc.

Article Competing internationally and soaring to success with EDC’s bonding and guarantee solutions.

IWT EDC Feature

P.E.I.’s Island Water Technologies brings cleantech to Algerian desert

Article May 17, 2017 A wastewater technology company from P.E.I. focuses its export markets on military bases, disaster relief operations, mining camps and off-grid communities.

Market diversification begins with free trade agreements

Market diversification begins with Free Trade Agreements

Article April 03, 2017 Canada has 11 FTAs signed with 15 countries. Learn how these agreements can help you grow your business outside of Canada.

Export Insights Riz Global Foods

Riz Global Foods: Understanding cultures is a key to export success

Article March 01, 2017 Riz Global Foods explains how knowing the culture, as well as rules and regulations, of international markets, is critical when facilitating new export business.

Riz Global Foods EDC Feature

Riz Global Foods finds success in the Middle East

Article February 28, 2017 Riz Global Foods began exporting beef, but saw an opportunity to expand their products and found export success in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Export Insights Sound & Lights

Saint-Boniface Sound & Lights gives back to hometown through exports

Article February 21, 2017 Sory Sacko moved to Canada from Mali 18 years ago. Now, he gives back to his hometown community by exporting customized AV equipment.

Sound & Lights EDC Feature

Winnipeg's Saint-Boniface Sound & Lights drives export success in Africa

Article February 20, 2017 Exporting to his home country of Mali for 5 years, Saint-Boniface Sound & Lights gained the credibility of being known to clients as an ambassador to Canada.

Export Insights from iPlayco

iPlayco: Exporting a lot can help you get through the lows

Article January 13, 2017 iPlayco's Scott Forbes discusses the highs and lows of exporting to different markets around the world, and how to mitigate payment risks to remain successful.

iPlayco EDC Feature

Flexible payment options help iPlayco build export success globally

Article January 12, 2017 Flexible payment options help iPlayco build export success globally After the 2008 financial crisis caused a $8 million dip in sales, iPlayco got through tough times by continuously adapting. Now the company continues to grow.

Exporting to OECD Markets

Exporting beyond the U.S.: Expanding into OECD markets

Guide This white paper provides practical, how-to information to help your company look beyond the U.S. and start developing markets in other OECD countries.

Discover New Markets

Discover new markets

Guide Find the best markets for your business with this detailed guide, as well as market entry strategies, investing, steps to export success, and more.