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Canada’s forestry industry grapples with impacts of COVID-19

Report August 03, 2020 The forestry sector is an important economic driver and a vital source of employment for Canadians. Read this EDC Economics overview for a pulse check on the industry and how it will need to adapt in the coming years.

Medical scrubs and other PPE are in high demand.

Apparel maker now one of the country’s major PPE suppliers

Article July 24, 2020 Mondetta has become one of Canada’s major suppliers of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Male carpenter in his studio.

EDC COVID-19 impact survey suggests the worst is behind us

Blog July 14, 2020 Despite significant challenges, Canadian companies are identifying new opportunities, domestically and internationally, and investing in online capabilities to beef up sales.

Workers are checking orders on a loading dock.

Incoterms® 2020: Understanding the Group C rules

Blog July 14, 2020 EDC trade advisor, Emiliano Introcaso, highlights the exporter’s responsibilities with Incoterms 2020’s Group C rules.

Young man with face mask back at work in office

COVID-19: Insights on the impact on Canadian businesses

Report July 13, 2020 EDC Research Panel summer survey outlines how the pandemic is affecting Canadian companies in domestic and international markets.

Joella Hogan, owner of The Yukon Soaps Company

Drive to succeed: Indigenous women rely on strong community ties, proud heritage to grow their business

Blog July 08, 2020 EDC customers share what it’s like running women-owned Indigenous companies in Canada.

A fishing boat floats near the shore.

Seafood industry slowly recovering from COVID-19

Article July 06, 2020 COVID-19 has forced Atlantic Canada’s seafood industry to rethink how they do business.

Ceremonial feathered headdresses at powwow

Forging closer ties: EDC aims to build lasting partnerships with Canada’s Indigenous community

Blog June 30, 2020 EDC keen to build lasting partnerships with robust Indigenous business community

African Canadian businessman on phone at home office

Mid-year 2020 Trade Confidence Index

Article June 25, 2020 In the 2020 mid-year TCI, the outlook of Canadian exporters fell to its lowest level ever. COVID-19, protectionism, trade tensions and economic concerns all contributed to their declining confidence. Discover the highlights of this insightful survey, including the top markets of interest for exporters.

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Understanding the new Canadian Export Reporting System

Blog June 22, 2020 No more filling out paper forms. Exporters can now electronically declare their shipments leaving Canada.