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Canada’s services trade hit hard by pandemic

Report March 05, 2021 Our services exports plunged $25 billion in 2020, an unprecedented decline for the sector

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International Women’s Day – now as much as ever

Blog March 04, 2021 On International Women’s Day, EDC reaffirms its commitment to helping women overcome barriers.

Ross Prusakowski, EDC

COVID-19 impacts vary across countries

Weekly Commentary February 25, 2021 One-third of emerging markets face pandemic fallout, collapse in oil prices.

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President Biden strengthens ‘Buy American’ plan

Report February 22, 2021 This EDC report offers an overview of the changes to U.S. government procurement and implications for Canadian companies.

Peter Hall, EDC

Shortage of shipping containers a critical concern

Weekly Commentary February 11, 2021 Soaring freight rate hikes, delays for goods purchased from China.

Peter Hall, EDC

Global outlook: Hope deferred

Weekly Commentary January 28, 2021 Our latest Global Economic Outlook expects somewhat softer growth in 2021 than initially expected.

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Brexit- Here is what you need to know

Blog January 22, 2021 The UK’s withdrawal from the EU is complete. What does that mean for Canadian exporters?

Peter Hall, EDC

Risk: Friend or foe?

Weekly Commentary January 21, 2021 The appetite for risk in an ever-changing world

A businesswoman maps out her company’s strategy.

Tackle the COVID-19 economy with the free EDC Business Pivot Playbook

Blog January 05, 2021 The Business Pivot Playbook will help you plan for recovery and growth in today’s economy.

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Rewards & risks of export payment terms

Blog December 18, 2020 EDC’s Emiliano Introcaso and Ryan Oxley outline the rewards and risks of export payment terms.

Peter Hall, EDC

Canadian trade confidence rebounds

Weekly Commentary December 17, 2020 Near-term outlook improves after hitting all-time low at start of pandemic.

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Asia-Pacific nations sign massive trade deal

Report December 16, 2020 This EDC Economics overview outlines the implications of the world’s largest free trade agreement and how it affects Canadian companies.

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U.S. economy doing well, all things considered

Article December 15, 2020 There are signs of hope for better days ahead for Canada-U.S. trade.

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Sustainable and responsible business conduct in Brazil

Guide December 14, 2020 Expanding into this market? Read this insightful guide on the importance of operating your business in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner.

Peter Hall, EDC

COVID-19: The surprise of the year

Weekly Commentary December 10, 2020 How has this redefined our world, and what are its lasting effects?

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Export to multiple markets and protect against risk: FCC Trade Report

Article December 09, 2020 FCC Releases their Trade Report outlining export diversification opportunities.

Peter Hall, EDC

RCEP: Significance of massive Asia-Pacific deal

Weekly Commentary December 03, 2020 When does it take effect, and what are its possible implications for global trade?

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Canada’s organic sector just keeps growing

Blog December 01, 2020 The more farmers who convert to organic, the more benefit there'll be for our agricultural landscape.

A woman uses the EDC Export Help Hub App to get answers to her exporting questions.

Got questions about selling outside Canada? There’s an app for that

Blog November 27, 2020 Canadian companies on Shopify can access EDC’s Export Help Hub from the Shopify App Store.

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The organic food market in Canada and its global influence

Report November 27, 2020 Demand for organic products is growing as people become more health-conscious, incomes rise, and retail distribution expands.

Peter Hall, EDC

COVID-19 and country risk implications

Weekly Commentary November 26, 2020 The strength of the recovery depends upon containing infections as well as government support.

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Boost your business’ resilience by diversifying your markets

Blog November 23, 2020 Market diversification is the best way to protect your business against risks.

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COVID-19: Insights on the impact on Canadian businesses

Report November 19, 2020 EDC Research Panel’s autumn survey outlines how the pandemic is affecting Canadian companies in domestic and international markets.

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COVID-19: Surveying the damage

Weekly Commentary November 19, 2020 Insights from on-the-ground experiences of Canadian companies.

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Getting it all together: Your step-by-step e-commerce summary

Blog November 12, 2020 Evolve your digital strategy in the face of COVID-19’s impacts.

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Getting your e-commerce store ship-shape

Blog November 10, 2020 A step-by-step guide to adding shipping processes to your online sales, easily and affordably.

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Canada’s cleantech future looks bright

Guide October 30, 2020 With a global market projected to exceed $3.3 trillion in 2022, Canada’s innovative cleantech companies must look abroad for opportunities to reach their potential

Peter Hall, EDC

Better than feared, but slow and uneven road ahead

Weekly Commentary October 29, 2020 Despite the massive upheaval caused by the pandemic, global trade bounced back faster than expected.

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To market, to market: Find new customers with Market Finder by Google

Blog October 22, 2020 Finding markets just got easier for your company, with EDC resources and Market Finder by Google.

Peter Hall, EDC

COVID-19 and CETA’s third birthday

Weekly Commentary September 24, 2020 Does this anniversary bring hope for better outcomes on the other side of the current maelstrom?

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Selling online has never been easier...or more necessary

Blog September 08, 2020 COVID-19 has closed the doors of many retail stores, but it opened a huge window to online opportunities

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Doing business in Mexico

Guide A key trading partner, Mexico offers many opportunities for Canadian companies. This guide highlights the country’s main business sectors and outlines the risks and benefits of expanding into these markets.