Guide October 20, 2021 Keep track of the international markets that matter to your business. Get the latest financial and macroeconomic information for both developed and emerging markets.
Guide October 20, 2021 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.
Report September 24, 2021 EDC’s Canadian Economic Recovery Tracker highlights key trends in Canada’s economic performance.
Article September 22, 2021 Germany, Peru and Vietnam are three markets that offer opportunities for Canadian exporters.
Webinar Find out how an advisory board can play a key role in helping your small business succeed in Canada and abroad
Guide August 12, 2021 In these uncertain times, EDC is keeping a close eye on how COVID-19 is impacting Canada and the global economy. Stay on top of changing country risks, so you can make more informed decisions.
Guide July 28, 2021 This Export Development Guide examines future trade potential across 170 markets.
Article July 08, 2021 Australia and the United States are two markets that offer opportunities for Canadian exporters.
Blog July 05, 2021 Bree Jamieson-Holloway outlines steps Indigenous entrepreneurs need to take to get ready to export.
Webinar Discover insights and advice on the key economic indicators impacting Canadian companies in 2021.
Webinar Discover how the new American administration’s policy agenda will shape the future of Canadian exports to the U.S.
Blog May 20, 2021 Canadian plant-based protein industry is in a prime position to dominate the global market.
Blog May 17, 2021 As the economy rebounds in the U.S., Canadian exporters need to get ready to expand into the market.
Article April 08, 2021 Australia is a strategic gateway to Asia-Pacific for Canadian exporters
Webinar Discover the right approach for your company to set up international operations successfully.
Webinar Discover how to navigate your business through the challenges and opportunities of the post-Brexit era.
Webinar Learn how to identify new markets and seek out new global opportunities.
Article March 08, 2021 Located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey is a strategic market for Canadian companies
Webinar Discover the future of retail and how to use technology to evolve your customers into advocates.
Blog February 16, 2021 EDC and FCC are committed to working together to support the agriculture and agri-food sector.
Webinar Learn how to leverage technology to find new markets and customers.
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.
Article December 15, 2020 There are signs of hope for better days ahead for Canada-U.S. trade.
Article December 09, 2020 FCC Releases their Trade Report outlining export diversification opportunities.
Webinar Get expert insight on the global economy and opportunities for Canadian exporters in 2021.
Weekly Commentary December 03, 2020 When does it take effect, and what are its possible implications for global trade?
Blog December 01, 2020 The more farmers who convert to organic, the more benefit there'll be for our agricultural landscape.
Webinar It’s time to look ahead to 2021 and see how the U.S. outlook will impact Canada’s economy—and your company.
Blog November 12, 2020 Evolve your digital strategy in the face of COVID-19’s impacts.
Blog November 10, 2020 A step-by-step guide to adding shipping processes to your online sales, easily and affordably.
Blog October 22, 2020 Finding markets just got easier for your company, with EDC resources and Market Finder by Google.
Weekly Commentary September 24, 2020 Does this anniversary bring hope for better outcomes on the other side of the current maelstrom?
Webinar Explore key changes from NAFTA to CUSMA and learn how to leverage the trade deal to enter into new markets.
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.
Weekly Commentary August 06, 2020 Dated numbers are still telling scary stories. As such, it’s best to look at the details for signs of true recovery. Things are moving so quickly and radically that the details are more important than ever.
Weekly Commentary July 30, 2020 As we wrestle with COVID-19, is international trade back up, backing up, or is there a backup in capacity that’s stalling things?
Weekly Commentary July 23, 2020 How is Canada weathering the pandemic? Check out EDC’s new Canadian Economic Recovery Tracker.
Weekly Commentary July 16, 2020 EDC’S Top 10 Global Risks identifies the uncertainties facing Canadian businesses
Weekly Commentary July 09, 2020 Is the fledgling rebound from COVID-19 lockdowns at risk?
Weekly Commentary July 02, 2020 COVID-19’s economic mayhem has given rise to a wide variety of recovery paths
Weekly Commentary June 25, 2020 COVID-19 and rising global protectionism concerns push Canadian trade confidence to all-time low
Weekly Commentary June 18, 2020 COVID-19 has generated no winners—only survivors.
Weekly Commentary June 11, 2020 For Canada, June is looking upbeat.
Weekly Commentary June 04, 2020 COVID-19 has been a nasty shock for retailers the world over.
Weekly Commentary May 28, 2020 Few industries have felt the sting of COVID-19 more than global tourism.
Weekly Commentary May 21, 2020 Things were looking good for the global automotive sector entering 2020
Weekly Commentary May 14, 2020 COVID-19 is changing a lot of country risk ratings—best to keep an eye on this space.
Report May 08, 2020 With assembly operations shut down and supply chains stalled, this sector has been hit hard by the pandemic. Read this EDC Economics overview to find out how it will rebound.
Weekly Commentary May 07, 2020 Until official data are posted, surveys are our best view of reality. What does EDC's survey say?
Weekly Commentary April 30, 2020 EDC Economics is in perpetual forecast mode until further notice. Here is our latest Global Economic Outlook.
Blog April 30, 2020 EDC’s Camilo Bresciani gives an inside look at the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Colombia
Blog April 30, 2020 EDC’s regional manager shares his first-hand account of the challenges in Peru.
Blog April 27, 2020 EDC’s regional vice-president gives a first-hand account of the challenges in the U.K.
Article April 27, 2020 Technology is key to overcoming COVID-19 disruptions
Report April 24, 2020 With air traffic at a standstill, this sector is in for a wild ride. Read this EDC Economics overview to discover how it could take years for this industry to recover.
Weekly Commentary April 23, 2020 Today’s oil patch woes are inconceivable – and not entirely caused by the virus.
Weekly Commentary April 16, 2020 The need for business support is universal, but not uniform; some need more than others.
Blog April 15, 2020 Regional managers gives a first-hand account of the challenges in India due to COVID-19
Weekly Commentary April 09, 2020 In global government stimulus programs, there’s an urgent need for speed
Blog April 07, 2020 Get an inside look at the challenges Southeast Asia facing due to COVID-19.
Blog April 06, 2020 EDC regional managers give a first-hand account of the challenges in Brazil and Chile
Blog April 03, 2020 EDC’s Teresa Nizzola gives an inside look at the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia
Blog April 03, 2020 Get an inside look at the challenges China is facing due to COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary April 02, 2020 If consumers aren’t overwhelmed with the huge but temporary decline, they’ll be the motor of a solid recovery.
Weekly Commentary March 26, 2020 Coronavirus is rocking the world. How much, and for how long?
Article March 25, 2020 Frequently asked questions on COVID-19
Weekly Commentary March 19, 2020 How will business investment be affected by the coronavirus?
Weekly Commentary March 05, 2020 There’s a lot of bad risk around; is there any “good” risk in our future?
Blog March 03, 2020 Despite challenges, CEO Michael Klauck is keeping the door open to “the last big emerging market in the world.”
Blog February 28, 2020 Discover the potential opportunities and risks for Canadian exporters in Latin America in the latest Country Risk Quarterly.
Weekly Commentary February 27, 2020 Future risks are rising; is that bad news or good news?
Blog February 21, 2020 EDC Trade Confidence Index survey of Canadian exporters helps predict future of Canadian exports.
Weekly Commentary February 20, 2020 Is Mexico on investors’ “Hot List”?
Blog February 14, 2020 Canadian entrepreneurs and small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to expand beyond Canada’s borders see the United States as their top export destination.
Success Story Cleantech vendor gets introduced to the world’s largest mining companies thanks to the EDC Business Connection Program
Weekly Commentary February 13, 2020 Ups and downs throughout the world in 2019 has made for a choppy entry into 2020.
Blog February 10, 2020 Economists are tracking what impact coronavirus will have on global trade.
Weekly Commentary February 04, 2020
Blog January 31, 2020 In 2005, EDC established it’s first on-the-ground presence in India.
Weekly Commentary January 30, 2020 2020 is going to be a delicate year for China’s economy
Weekly Commentary January 23, 2020 Are machines taking over?
Weekly Commentary January 16, 2020 The story stretches back over a decade.
Blog January 13, 2020 An emerging economy with a diverse culture and array of traditions, the Indonesian market is worth exploring for Canadian businesses
Blog January 10, 2020 Canada’s exports to Italy in 2018 reached $2.9 billion, an increase of 34% in one year.
Weekly Commentary January 09, 2020 Is trade policy mayhem here to stay?
Blog January 06, 2020 A look at what opportunities and challenges are on the horizon in 2020
Weekly Commentary December 19, 2019 A decade is a long time; did this one have a pivotal eco-political moment?
Blog December 17, 2019 EU is the second-largest market for Canadian service exports.
Weekly Commentary December 12, 2019 Are consumers singing a dirge or a dance this holiday season?
Blog December 11, 2019 Q&A with an Export Help Advisor.
Weekly Commentary December 06, 2019 Prices may be tame - but will it last?
Weekly Commentary November 28, 2019 Is the planet running out of crude oil? Not by any means.
Blog November 25, 2019 A “global recession-obsession” is gaining momentum.
Article November 21, 2019 Here’s to the next 75.
Weekly Commentary November 21, 2019 Export Development Canada is releasing its list of the Top 10 Global Risks facing Canada to help exporters prepare for an international environment fraught with uncertainty.
Weekly Commentary November 14, 2019 Exporters hold on through 2020, but the best news may come later
Article November 13, 2019 Vietnam, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates are three emerging markets to look into.
Weekly Commentary November 07, 2019 If this goes wrong, there’s lots to lose all around
Blog November 06, 2019 How will your export business navigate the post-Brexit economic waters?
Guide October 31, 2019 In a world of shifting economic and political climates, exporters constantly face new risks and opportunities. EDC’s Global Economic Outlook offers insight on these changes to help you make better business decisions.
Weekly Commentary October 31, 2019 The table stakes are high: recession or no recession
Blog October 28, 2019 An EDC economist helps you understand the different country risks at play.
Weekly Commentary October 25, 2019 Rising uncertainty allows for the brave and informed to find opportunities.
Weekly Commentary October 17, 2019 Robots don’t vote—but could they take over anyway?
Weekly Commentary October 10, 2019 Although employment is a trailing indicator, this caboose is powering a pretty substantial train.
Blog October 07, 2019 A look at the five most promising cleantech markets
Weekly Commentary October 03, 2019 With concern about slowing growth and political uncertainty, what are the gauges of confidence telling us?
Weekly Commentary September 26, 2019 Are business economists about to get a bit wealthier?
Weekly Commentary September 19, 2019 India has the capacity to right its recent wobbles.
Weekly Commentary September 12, 2019 Will the slow gear stop the car in its tracks?
Weekly Commentary September 05, 2019 Trade turmoil is spilling into financial markets, adding to current worries
Blog September 03, 2019 Smart, sustainable business growth starts with establishing a solid export plan.
Blog August 30, 2019 Two exporters discuss their experience at a LGBTQ2 trade mission to Florida
Weekly Commentary August 29, 2019 Is China's ban on U.S. agriculture exports a sign of more to come?
Article August 28, 2019 For Canadian exporters, doing business in Germany makes good cents.
Weekly Commentary August 22, 2019 You may not know it, but you are a data agency
Weekly Commentary August 15, 2019 In today’s trade wars, are we in for boundless bouts of brinksmanship, or an abrupt breakthrough?
Blog August 09, 2019 After decades of unrest, Colombia emerges as a reformed nation of opportunities for Canadians.
Weekly Commentary August 08, 2019 Are we really more worried than ever about economic policy?
Article August 08, 2019 11 fun facts about Germany
Blog July 29, 2019 Culture breaks down barriers and is a highly exportable service.
Weekly Commentary July 26, 2019 Planet Earth’s love of debt is in full bloom. Should we worry?
Article July 22, 2019 Canadian trade confidence is at a seven-year low.
Blog July 19, 2019 Diversification is necessary for business success.
Weekly Commentary July 18, 2019 Consumers are ignoring the summer Scrooge, but he’s giving businesses the blues.
Article July 16, 2019 Learn how Colombia is progressing and offering opportunities to Canadians.
Weekly Commentary July 11, 2019 Which markets are on our country risk radar as we head into the second half of 2019? Read on to find out more.
Blog July 10, 2019 EDC’s country risk analyst John Bitzan travels to Singapore, Indonesia and Japan on market research mission
Blog July 09, 2019 What you need to know about doing business in Argentina.
Blog July 08, 2019 Canadian exporters are feeling more pessimistic about near-term outlook, according to EDC’s Trade Confidence Index survey
Blog July 05, 2019 Exporters need to adapt to different cultural situations to succeed internationally.
Weekly Commentary July 04, 2019 Flip-flops aren’t the favoured footwear of central bankers
Article July 03, 2019 LGBTQ2+ exporter faces international challenges
Blog July 02, 2019 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.
Weekly Commentary June 27, 2019 This leading indicator is bucking the current trend. What’s up?
Blog June 27, 2019 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.
Weekly Commentary June 20, 2019 Canada’s trade with the world ain’t the space it used to be. Can we adapt?
Article June 14, 2019 Resources to help Canadians understand business etiquette around the world
Weekly Commentary June 13, 2019 Is global softening getting to Canada?
Blog June 11, 2019 What to know about doing business in Colombia
Article June 10, 2019 EDC travels across Canada to encourage Canadians to do business in India.
Article June 07, 2019 10 reasons to diversify your business
Weekly Commentary June 06, 2019 Maybe this will turn the Brexit tide, Maybe not.
Guide June 04, 2019 Check out this report highlighting Canadian agriculture trade and investment trends
Article June 03, 2019 Singapore is one of the wealthiest countries in Asia and trade is a critical driver to their economy.
Weekly Commentary May 30, 2019 To the Midwest, EDC says, “Mais oui!”
Blog May 30, 2019 Without a doubt, Canadian companies that have chosen to make the effort in the Land of the Rising Sun have been rewarded.
Weekly Commentary May 23, 2019 Is there method to the madness of today’s trade policy moves?
Blog May 21, 2019 Canada enjoys a long-standing economic relationship with Australia. Bilateral trade is close to $7 billion, split almost evenly between goods and services.
Weekly Commentary May 16, 2019 Your new neighbours are increasingly defining the economic future. Get to know them!
Blog May 16, 2019 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.
Blog May 13, 2019 An accidental exporter, Neil Schwartz, shares his top five tips for exporting in Australia.
Weekly Commentary May 09, 2019 The U.S. economy is experiencing a huge influx of disaffected workers
Blog May 07, 2019 Export Development Canada’s, Chief Representative, Klaus Houben discusses the diverse trade and investment opportunities that exist within Southeast Asia for Canadian companies.
eBook May 05, 2019 In this guide, we look at each of Canada’s free trade agreements and explain when and how you can use them to do business globally.
Weekly Commentary May 02, 2019 Catch-up economies are an increasingly important growth dynamo
Weekly Commentary April 25, 2019 Why is EDC opening up a representation in Atlanta? Good question.
Blog April 24, 2019 EDC is growing in the United States by opening an office in Atlanta, Georgia to better serve the southeastern part of the country.
Success Story Since the solar power company launched in the United States at the beginning of 2018, revenue has almost doubled.
Weekly Commentary April 18, 2019 Economy poised for liftoff, with a few bumps along the way
Article April 17, 2019 Canadian agriculture and agri-food producers have a bounty of information resources and support organizations available to help them capitalize on export opportunities.
Weekly Commentary April 11, 2019 Today’s global risk environment is not going away anytime soon.
Blog April 11, 2019 Teresa Nizzola, EDC’s chief representative in Australia, shares five facts about doing business Down Under.
Success Story 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.
Weekly Commentary April 04, 2019 The dominance of oil and gas in Alberta exports is gripping.
Weekly Commentary March 28, 2019 The growth record of ASEAN economies is reason enough to deepen ties.
Blog March 26, 2019 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.
Weekly Commentary March 21, 2019 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.
Article March 20, 2019 A positive outlook for the next 6 months
Blog March 20, 2019 What Canadian exporters need to know
Article March 15, 2019 The CPTPP is now in force for six of 11 countries. We offer 11 tips on how best to use it.
Weekly Commentary March 14, 2019 Is a new model of the economy in the works, and if so, what does it look like?
Blog March 13, 2019 Mexico’s macroeconomic framework remains strong. But some of the president’s initial moves have investors concerned about policy implementation and contract certainty.
Weekly Commentary March 07, 2019 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?
Weekly Commentary February 28, 2019 What if our key growth issue isn’t demand, but capacity?
Article February 22, 2019 As one of the world’s largest food producers, Canada is a major player on the global agri-food stage.
Weekly Commentary February 21, 2019 EDC reveals Top 10 Global Risks facing Canada’s exporters
Weekly Commentary February 14, 2019 Is this key cause of US populism insurmountable?
Blog February 11, 2019 The ASEAN-Canada Business Council (CABC) argues ASEAN should become Canada’s next free-trade partner
Weekly Commentary February 07, 2019 Are interest rate hikes too much for the economy to handle?
Weekly Commentary January 31, 2019 Mexico’s future hangs in the balance
Blog January 22, 2019 Many companies are already exporting services, an intangible good, without even knowing it.
Weekly Commentary January 17, 2019 The world economy will have a number of hurdles to overcome in 2019
Blog January 14, 2019 EDC’s bi-annual Trade Confidence Index survey reveals mood of 1,000 Canadian exporters
Weekly Commentary January 10, 2019 Understand the past to navigate the future of country risk.
Blog January 08, 2019 Mexico is expected to step into a new chapter of economic growth.
Weekly Commentary December 18, 2018 Canadian exporters confidence: from surge to dirge?
Blog December 14, 2018 One reason to consider Brazil for your exports is that it’s a big, active market.
Weekly Commentary December 13, 2018 Globalization is under attack…or is it?
Weekly Commentary December 06, 2018 CUSMA: Bumpy road to ratification?
Weekly Commentary November 29, 2018 Another U.S. consumer bubble? Guess again.
Article November 28, 2018 With a new president, what’s next for Mexico and Canadian exporters looking to succeed there?
Blog November 27, 2018 Incorporating politics into your business strategy is important, whether you’re selling internationally or trading domestically.
Article November 26, 2018 Exporters should look at the U.S. as a series of regional markets with different opportunities and different strategies required for getting started in each one.
Weekly Commentary November 22, 2018 With the challenges China faces, what’s the prognosis?
Blog November 19, 2018 Tourism is Canada’s No. 1 service export with international revenues reaching $21.3-billion in 2017.
Success Story This company is now in talks with three multinationals it met through EDC for contracts worth millions.
Weekly Commentary November 15, 2018 Is the US market really Canada’s only long-term trade bet?
Weekly Commentary November 08, 2018 Some surprising export stories at provincial and industrial levels
Weekly Commentary November 01, 2018 Oz: An Asian hot-spot for Canada?
Blog October 26, 2018 In India, it’s the opposite—the risks are obvious, but the opportunities are somewhat hidden. It’s time to dig deeper.
Weekly Commentary October 25, 2018 Can opportunity be a crisis for Canada’s fishing industry?
Article October 25, 2018 The U.S. is still a top choice for many Canadian companies looking to get a foothold internationally. The new USMCA secures this bilateral trade for the future.
Article October 25, 2018 Looking for new customers? You may find them going even more south of south.
Article October 24, 2018 Like many people in the Canadian auto parts sector, Craig Hodgins and his two partners at London Automotive and Manufacturing Ltd. are breathing a sigh of relief that the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) concluded with a positive resolution.
eBook October 23, 2018 The United States is a series of regional markets with distinct opportunities depending on your industry.
Blog October 22, 2018 Infrastructure investment is an essential driver of this growth and offers considerable potential for Canadian investors.
Weekly Commentary October 18, 2018 The outlook is bright, but big parts of the global economic puzzle need to come together.
Article October 16, 2018 Emerging markets like India outpace global growth and new business for Canadian export sales.
Article October 15, 2018 The Made in China 2025 initiative and a shift away from “quantity” to “quality” growth provide excellent opportunities to Canadian companies.
Weekly Commentary October 11, 2018 Are trade fears crippling global export activity?
Article October 10, 2018 Preparing to sell internationally? Consider working these five trends into your business strategy.
Weekly Commentary October 04, 2018 With the new North American free trade deal, Canada has a green light for export growth.
Blog October 03, 2018 A new United States-Mexico-Canada agreement is good news. What are steps to ratification?
Blog October 02, 2018 The new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal reduces uncertainty for Canadian trade and business investment.
Article October 01, 2018 Replacing NAFTA, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement stabilizes North American supply chains and trade.
Weekly Commentary September 27, 2018 Populism is challenging international trade axioms – but is it in decline?
Blog September 27, 2018 Adi Gullia, founder of Canada’s Grace & Stella, offers tips to sell products and services in the EU.
eBook September 21, 2018 Get tips on where opportunities lie in the EU and how to do business there.
Weekly Commentary September 20, 2018 How do we make sense of the current emerging market sell off? Read on to find out more…
Weekly Commentary September 13, 2018 Politics isn’t the only thing that’s hot south of the border
Blog September 13, 2018 Emerging markets offer significant potential to Canadian companies.
Blog September 11, 2018 EDC's Richard Schuster shares the origin of the financial crisis and how exporters can prepare for this potential risk.
Guide Bringing your business to a new country? Call these key experts before selling abroad and get helpful tips about each market.
Video September 06, 2018 Note to exporters: riskier deals are getting more expensive.
Video August 30, 2018 Is the trade tussle causing Canadian tourists to bypass the US?
Blog August 27, 2018 The China question is a big one with a lot of media focus on opportunities in China and with China. This naturally leads to the question: is China a ripe market for you?
Video August 23, 2018 Are machines taking over our lives?
Blog August 23, 2018 In this blog, we analyze historical Canadian trade data and EDC surveys to uncover longer-term and emerging diversification trends.
Article August 21, 2018 Research is crucial to international success and two SMEs share their experiences on how this helped them break into new markets.
Article August 16, 2018 Developing a strategic research approach is a good starting point to help you pick the right target market.
Video August 16, 2018 Asia is the world’s hot-growth zone. And it’s likely to heat up more in the near term, as global growth ramps up.
Video August 09, 2018 It's summer, and everyone's feeling good; will it last into the autumn?
Article August 06, 2018 Research is key to understanding potential new export market dynamics and ensure that you are creating value for your customers.
Video August 02, 2018 Seaborne shipping costs are soaring; is it crunch-time again?
Video July 26, 2018 In today’s tightly-knit global economy, it’s hard to go rogue.
Article July 24, 2018 A comprehensive guide to help you innovate your way to global success and stay ahead of the competition.
eBook July 24, 2018 Find out how research into new markets will give you an edge over the competition.
Video July 19, 2018 When a little inflation is not a bad thing.
Blog July 18, 2018 EDC’s Peter Hall shares economic insights with business owners during Canada-wide Let’s Talk Exports tour.
Video July 05, 2018 How will AMLO steer the Mexican economy?
Article July 03, 2018 Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) wins Mexico’s presidential election. What does it mean for Canada-Mexico trade?
Article June 29, 2018 A list of U.S. resources to help you determine which Canadian metals are subject to U.S. tariffs.
Video June 28, 2018 Pivotal elections are unfolding in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. Read on to find out what you need to know.
Article June 28, 2018 Why tariffs exist, who pays them and how to know if they’ll affect your international sales.
Blog June 25, 2018 Canadian firms in precision agriculture equipment are finding new clients in Brazil and Argentina.
Video June 21, 2018 What if the popular elixir is actually…poison?
Blog June 18, 2018 Canada’s ambassador to the WTO says gender, small business and e-commerce were high on the agenda of the WTO conference in Buenos Aires.
Blog June 15, 2018 UAE’s free trade zones and tax laws make it a great place for exporters to do business.
Video June 14, 2018 Is the developed-market revival leaving the emerging world behind?
Blog June 08, 2018 Canada’s East Coast is set to accelerate innovation and economic growth in the ocean technology sector
Video June 07, 2018 There is indeed an industrial revolution going on.
Blog May 31, 2018 Of all the questions we get asked at EDC, the one that invariably tops the list is: which emerging market is best for my company?
Video May 31, 2018 The economy’s small but mighty “David” rises again!
Blog May 25, 2018 e-Commerce technology has the power to turn even small businesses into companies with worldwide reach.
Video May 24, 2018 Check out the provincial export growth standings!
Blog May 18, 2018 8 etiquette rules when conducting business in the United Kingdom.
Video May 17, 2018 Time to join the Canadian exporters having the ride of their lives.
Blog May 16, 2018 While global opportunities may be ripening, you need to invest research and time to find these opportunities.
Blog May 11, 2018 Canada’s cleantech sector is brimming with potential and it’s on the right path.
Video May 10, 2018 Canada’s exports heat up again
Video May 03, 2018 Organic is “in”!
Video April 26, 2018 Will sales be up, down or sideways?
Blog April 20, 2018 EDC’s Chief Representative for Greater China, Chia Wan Liew, helps Canadian businesses sell to China.
Video April 19, 2018 When it comes to forecasting, ‘Don’t look back’ is a bad adage.
Blog April 13, 2018 Four things SMEs can learn from both start-ups and large companies as they expand into new markets.
Video April 12, 2018 Industries under attack are turning out the best performances
Blog April 09, 2018 If a new NAFTA deal is going to be reached in 2018, it must happen soon.
Video April 05, 2018 Tightening sounds frightening; this time, it’s actually good news.
Blog April 04, 2018 Peter Hall, Vice-president and Chief Economist at EDC took part in a webinar on Canada’s newest trade deal. Here’s his take.
Video March 22, 2018 Want to know the 10 global risks to keep in mind? Read on.
Video March 15, 2018 Canada and Peru have a lot of great reasons to connect
Video March 08, 2018 Is the world giving up on globalization? Well, the CPTPP partners aren’t.
Video March 01, 2018 Does the data revolution spell disaster for smaller companies?
Video February 22, 2018 Inflation seems to be heating up – should we worry?
Blog February 21, 2018 South Korea is a highly competitive market and a gateway into the dynamic Asia-Pacific region.
Blog February 16, 2018 There are many opportunities for Canadian businesses to sell in China. A focus on relationship-building and a long-term view can help.
Video February 15, 2018 Four years of weak sales to China: A problem?
Blog February 14, 2018 While exports like oil and aircraft may routinely grab the headlines, expect romance to take top billing on February 14, Valentine’s Day.
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.
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.
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.
Guide February 14, 2018 Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for the Brazil market.
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.
Video February 08, 2018 Red hot US auto sales are not without their problems.
Blog February 05, 2018 EDC’s Chief Economist Peter Hall argues that history guides the current optimistic economic outlook.
Article February 02, 2018 Despite Canada’s fear and trepidation, U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address hardly mentioned trade at all, let alone trade with Canada.
Blog February 01, 2018 China’s e-commerce market is the largest in the world and growing fast. Here’s how to get started.
Video February 01, 2018 NAFTA is key to Mexico’s economic future.
Blog January 29, 2018 Considers for the environment and women- and indigenous-owned businesses are all key focuses at EDC.
Blog January 25, 2018 With the middle class set to double in size by 2020, the country is bursting with potential for Canadian exporters.
Video January 25, 2018 Can shipping support world growth? No problem.
Video January 18, 2018 Can the economy sustain more growth? Prices say so.
Blog January 08, 2018 CETA offers significant new opportunities for virtually every sector of the Canadian economy.
Blog December 21, 2017 China is Canada’s second-largest trading partner after the U.S. and is becoming an area of focus for Canadian business sales and investment.
Weekly Commentary December 15, 2017 2017 has not been international trade’s best year. Oh, growth is having a good run alright; the problem is political. Just how is trade confidence doing?
Blog December 12, 2017 Exports grew 8% in 2017, faster than the economy. The 2018 forecast is good for Canadian businesses with sales opportunities in the U.S., Europe and globally.
Blog November 30, 2017 EDC’s Cleantech Export Week kicks off with a message of opportunity.
Video November 30, 2017 Known as the "Wonder Down Under", Australia has surprised the world with its economic and trade success in some of the toughest locations.
Blog November 23, 2017 Learn about Canada’s trade relationship with Australia, and why more Canadian businesses should consider exporting there.
Video November 23, 2017 In the aftermath of the 2008 economic crisis, the global cleantech industry flourished. What is Canada's share of this rapidly growing global market?
Weekly Commentary November 16, 2017 NAFTA renegotiations has Canadians transfixed, as a majority of exports go to the US. What does this mean for Canada's provinces? How exposed are we?
Video November 09, 2017 Even though some predict sluggish growth, key indicators show that European economic growth is coming. With CETA, this is great news for Canadian exporters.
Article November 08, 2017 According to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) most recent trade ranking reports on agriculture, there’s good reason to be optimistic about the future of Canada’s agri-food sectors.
Blog November 02, 2017 EDC's chief representative for Southeast Asia, Klaus Houben, discusses opportunities that lie for Canadian companies in various parts of the region.
Video November 02, 2017 When it comes to future agri-food sales to China, Canada is a top contender. We have the resources and the know-how, but are we up to it?
Article October 26, 2017 Economic predictions are a starting point for companies.
Video October 26, 2017 Amid unsettling trade talks between Canada and the US, there is a glimmer of hope. Canada is turning more attention to smaller but faster-growing markets.
Video October 19, 2017 Despite some risks and weaknesses, global growth is back. But where are the opportunities for Canadian companies, and what do they need to consider?
Article October 18, 2017 What Canadian companies need to know about EDC’s latest strategic business planning tool, the Global Economic Outlook.
Article October 16, 2017 Trade experts look at 8 trends in International trade, other than NAFTA, that you should be watching for.
Video October 12, 2017 Signs point to a long-awaited global economic recovery. Now is the time to make key decisions and investments for export success.
Blog October 12, 2017 To give Canadian companies a roadmap to navigate the global economy, EDC develops economic forecasts.
Blog October 10, 2017 When most Canadians think about trade, the U.S. is often the 1st market they think of. But when people call EDC, it’s actually Asia Pacific that they ask about.
Video October 05, 2017 Can Canada's agri-food sector keep up with the growing demand for first-world food, especially as emerging-world populations grow and get richer?
Video September 28, 2017 Before committing significant investments for any business projects, there are important global trends that companies should consider.
Article September 27, 2017 CEO and co-founder of Hortau, Jean Caron, shares the importance of understanding the markets you’re exporting to.
Blog September 21, 2017 CETA has come into force. Now what? An informative webinar will help exporters navigate next steps. Read about it here.
Video September 21, 2017 There is no shortage of country risks around the world. Canadian exporters and investors should be aware of key developments beyond North America.
Video September 14, 2017 In line with recent global economic growth, metals might again be on the rise in international markets, and not like the false alarm in 2010.
Video September 07, 2017 The state of global trade may be concerning, but there are fundamental indicators - like export performance - that signal a wave of growth in emerging markets.
Webinar Doing Business in India introduces you to the opportunities and risks in the market, provides an overview of what you should know, and highlights how you can find customers and resources.
Video August 31, 2017 Physical business investments have been low for a long period. What does this mean in terms of their capacity during a period of economic growth?
Guide August 25, 2017 Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for each market.
Guide Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for each market.
Guide August 25, 2017 Get in contact with key experts you should call before selling abroad, as well as helpful facts and stats for each market.
Guide August 25, 2017 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 Kingdom market.
Article August 24, 2017 The top 10 risks you may be facing in your international business, from Fortress America to a possible Chinese financial crisis.
Video August 24, 2017 Interest rates are rising and so is the cost of borrowing. While these may be stress points to manage, they are also a signal that growth is normalizing.
Article August 18, 2017 Mallorie Brodie, CEO of Bridget, shares her exporting lessons learned, and the biggest difference between selling in Canada and selling abroad.
Video August 17, 2017 Swamped by the 2008 trade collapse, global shipping activity is finally on the rise with enough demand to sustain growth over the long term.
Webinar Register for our free webinar to learn about the major opportunities that CETA will bring, and how to ensure your company is ready.
Video August 10, 2017 What's next? With the help of technology, services is growing to take over as the dominant economic sector from primary and manufactured goods.
Blog August 08, 2017 The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) came into force August 1. EDC experts share why it’s important and what it means for Canadian exporters.
Article August 08, 2017 The top 10 risks you may be facing in your international business, from Fortress America to a possible Chinese financial crisis.
Video August 03, 2017 Exporters are worried that the Canadian dollar is making its way back to the parity-plus zone. But what are the currency drivers telling us?
Article August 01, 2017 Geoff Atkins, Executive Advisor to Silfab Solar shares the number one thing SMEs need to know about exporting and trade.
Article July 27, 2017 Successful exporting relies on both company commitment and vision. Read more about Silfab Solar’s exporting journey.
Weekly Commentary July 27, 2017 Political rheotric and NAFTA re-negotiations have Canadian exporters worried about the U.S. These concerns are real, so it's important to do your homework.
Blog July 24, 2017 Managing country risk can be daunting for new exporters. Protect your company by diversifying your markets and developing a strong risk mitigation strategy
Video July 20, 2017 Since 2008, global trade flows plunged, revived, and then went into a holding pattern. It may be taking a long time, but is a comeback possible?
Video July 13, 2017 Do rising prices mean inflation is back? While there may be cause for concern, this is happening for good reasons: pent-up demand and long-term growth.
Blog July 07, 2017 Canada’s reliance on the U.S. market is high and with uncertainty south of the border, diversification is worth exploring. Here’s how.
Video July 06, 2017 There is lots to discuss with Canadian exporters across the country, including U.S. politics, hot domestic topics, and the outlook for various industries.
Blog June 30, 2017 On July 1st, Canada turns 150 years old. Let’s celebrate by looking at 10 of Canada’s most Canadian exports!
Video June 29, 2017 Get an industry-by-industry outlook with EDC's new forecasting tool, which provides performance and forecast data for 28 different industry categories.
Blog June 29, 2017 The removal of barriers to capital flow in the Chinese economy will offer Canadian exporters major benefits. Learn how.
Weekly Commentary June 22, 2017 The anti-trade rhetoric and the political turmoil of 2017 are a prescription for lower trade confidence. However, surveys of Canadian exporters say differently.
Video June 15, 2017 The risks of doing business in Europe have been top of mind. However, with strong economic growth and CETA on the horizon, there is reason for optimism.
Blog June 05, 2017 From Cirque de Soleil to The Weeknd, markets are importing Canadian arts and culture. Learn more about supporting Canadian artistry abroad.
Blog May 24, 2017 Colombia is looking to change its image from an unstable country to a partner in foreign investment, specifically in modern infrastructure and clean energy.
Article May 18, 2017 Patrick Kiely, CEO of P.E.I.’s Island Water Technologies (IWT), shares insights on exporting to remote areas around the world.
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.
Article New Brunswick's Masitek is helping companies worldwide minimize product damage and losses with their devices that mimic real foods in shape, size and weight.
Article April 12, 2017 Thoughts from Canadian exporters and experts from EDC about the Mexican market, given the promises being made by the Trump administration.
Article April 06, 2017 Diversifying markets is a must in today’s global economy. Here’s a five-step roadmap to help you on your export journey.
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.
Blog April 03, 2017 International trade is more than just a race to the bottom line. Learn more about progressive trade policy and exporting values from the EU Trade Commissioner.
Article March 29, 2017 With so much uncertainty today around future business relations with the U.S., how should you plan for the future?
Article March 28, 2017 Diversification is an important trade concept. Find out about the advantages to geographically diversifying your exporting portfolio.
Blog March 27, 2017 Learn more about what Budget 2017 has to offer for entrepreneurs, including $8.2 billion towards innovation and skills development over five years.
Blog March 24, 2017 There is uncertainty with doing business in Mexico. Canadians should know the facts point to Mexico being a valuable country for business relationships.
Article March 22, 2017 Canada’s SME exporters can harness the opportunities south of the border by partnering with Canada’s bigger PPP players.
Article March 16, 2017 Although Eddyfi is a niche market player, being nimble and seizing opportunities helped them export to over 70 countries around the world, including Iran.
Blog March 15, 2017 U.S. infrastructure spending is set to skyrocket. Canadian companies can take advantage of experience, proximity, P3s and investment to get in the action.
Article March 06, 2017 American infrastructure is crumbling and Canadian SMEs can capitalize.
Blog February 17, 2017 A study by the Conference Board of Canada found that SMEs owned by recent immigrants are more likely to export and are the fastest-growing SMEs in the market.
Blog February 03, 2017 Learn more about opportunities for Canadian companies in Chile's energy sector, and how the country has been hailed as an "electricity pioneer".
Article January 20, 2017 Blackline Safety gives advice on how to break into new markets, including researching the competition and market readiness level for your product or service.
Article December 26, 2016 Gongshow Gear co-founders discss how their popular hockey lifestyle brand scored big in the global market, especially in the U.S., Europe and Australia.
Guide A white paper with practical information on how to develop an effective, long-term strategy for exporting to the U.S. and establish a business presence.
Article October 24, 2016 Learn the top 10 risks, in order of importance, that you need to think about when doing business abroad.
Article October 24, 2016 Two EDC experts explore the top economic, regulatory and financial risks facing Canadian exporters, from Brexit to the Japan debt crisis and more.
Blog October 24, 2016 Exporters typically have twice the revenues of non-exporters. Learn the benefits of exporting, some common fears, and resources to get started.
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.
Guide September 12, 2016 This comprehensive guide helps you explore exporting and direct investment opportunities in the ten fast-growing markets of Southeast Asia.
Guide Learns more about Panama’s export opportunities, risks, trade agreement with Canada and how to break into the market in this detailed market guide.
Article August 29, 2016 Discover the risks and opportunities of three high-potential, frontier markets.
Blog August 29, 2016 EDC identified 10 frontier markets that carry more risk, but are growing fast. Find out where these markets are and what they have to offer.
Article August 29, 2016 Most exporters agree that fluctuating exchange rates can undermine profits and cash, but FX expert Normand Faubert explains how to manage the risk.
Guide Hone your exporting strategy with this insightful guide, which shows how the U.S. is divided into 11 markets, each with its own opportunities.
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.
Guide Learn about India, one of the largest emerging markets, and how your company can navigate the opportunities and risks, including to intellectual property.
Guide This guide provides practical information and dozens of resources to help you plan and carry out your export strategy to the Chinese market.
Guide This comprehensive guide covers all the exporting and investment basics of doing business in Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America.
Blog July 15, 2016 The CEO of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) explains why "this time in Canadian business is unprecedented" for Canada's ICT sector.
Guide The OECD ranks some countries as riskier than others, but this practical guide shows you what makes up country risk, how to assess it, and how to manage it.
Article June 16, 2016 Gongshow Gear started with a novel idea at a university pub in 2002. Fifteen years later, they are a global success, selling in stores around the world and online.
Blog June 06, 2016 EDC's Robert Hodges discusses where Canada's oil and gas sector stands. Learn how demonstrating value can lead to export succcess in a lower-price environment.
Blog May 23, 2016 Canada has more than 775 cleantech companies, but continues to fall behind the $1 trillion global sector. EDC's Lynn Côté has advice for the cleantech industry.
Guide Learn how diversifying into multiple markets is key to business success, and learn how to choose the best markets and entry strategies for your company.
Article April 20, 2016 Saltworks Technologies found global export success by desalting sea water more cleanly and using 80 per cent less energy than conventional methods.