Report May 10, 2021 The EDC Research Panel’s March survey highlights the challenges imposed by the global pandemic.
Weekly Commentary May 06, 2021 Surge in March: You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!
Blog May 04, 2021 Top 10 interesting facts by EDC Economics on Canada’s goods export trade over the past 15 years.
Weekly Commentary April 29, 2021 Building supplies currently hard to come by
Webinar Discover how the new American administration’s policy agenda will shape the future of Canadian exports to the U.S.
Guide April 27, 2021 Control your imports and exports with this list of internationally accepted commercial definitions.
Report April 26, 2021 Track the challenges, opportunities and future growth patterns of the sector’s predominately small businesses through 2024.
Report April 23, 2021 EDC’s Canadian Economic Recovery Tracker highlights key trends in Canada’s short-term economic performance, in order to provide insights on the strength of the overall recovery from COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary April 22, 2021 Rebooting harder than shutting down
Report April 22, 2021 Trace the history of the Canadian goods trade from 2005 to 2020
Article April 21, 2021 Canadian tech company offers devices and software to make mobile payments any time, anywhere.
eBook April 19, 2021 Learn the basics about intellectual property and how to protect yours when expanding to new markets.
Article April 16, 2021 ISED releases their Canada Business App to acclaim.
Blog April 16, 2021 Five things Canadian companies need to know about their creative assets
Weekly Commentary April 15, 2021 Will we ever return to our jet-setting ways?
Weekly Commentary April 08, 2021 Pandemic accelerates digital transformation, artificial intelligence
Webinar Discover the right approach for your company to set up international operations successfully.
Weekly Commentary April 01, 2021 Improved U.S. outlook boosting key economies
Weekly Commentary March 25, 2021 Forecast brighter for Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
Weekly Commentary March 18, 2021 Pandemic-vulnerable industries still lag behind
Report March 12, 2021 Despite a decline of $74 billion in 2020, commercial goods exports have recovered at record speed
Weekly Commentary March 11, 2021 Supply chain disruptions major headache for auto producers
Webinar Learn how to identify new markets and seek out new global opportunities.
Report March 05, 2021 Our services exports plunged $25 billion in 2020, an unprecedented decline for the sector
Weekly Commentary March 04, 2021 What do we make of the Canadian economy’s pandemic progress, and are better times ahead?
Article March 02, 2021 Canadian biometric company Invixium makes innovative business pivot to keep growing during pandemic
Webinar Discover the future of retail and how to use technology to evolve your customers into advocates.
Report February 22, 2021 This EDC report offers an overview of the changes to U.S. government procurement and implications for Canadian companies.
Weekly Commentary February 18, 2021 It seems almost too good to be true
Success Story This snack manufacturer was hit hard by COVID-19, but rallied with the help of RBC and EDC.
Blog February 16, 2021 EDC and FCC are committed to working together to support the agriculture and agri-food sector.
Weekly Commentary February 04, 2021 As U.S. COVID-19 numbers improve, a key leading indicator is waking up.
Weekly Commentary January 28, 2021 Our latest Global Economic Outlook expects somewhat softer growth in 2021 than initially expected.
Weekly Commentary January 21, 2021 The appetite for risk in an ever-changing world
Weekly Commentary January 14, 2021 Do our Happy New Year wishes already have a very hollow ring to them?
Blog December 18, 2020 EDC’s Emiliano Introcaso and Ryan Oxley outline the rewards and risks of export payment terms.
Article December 17, 2020 As businesses continue to navigate their way through the pandemic, in our year-end 2020 TCI, the outlook according to Canadian exporters has rebounded from an all-time low. Discover the highlights of this important survey, including the top markets of interest for exporters.
Weekly Commentary December 17, 2020 Near-term outlook improves after hitting all-time low at start of pandemic.
Article December 15, 2020 There are signs of hope for better days ahead for Canada-U.S. trade.
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.
Blog December 11, 2020 Jacques shares the importance for individuals to give back to their communities.
Weekly Commentary December 10, 2020 How has this redefined our world, and what are its lasting effects?
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.
Blog December 01, 2020 The more farmers who convert to organic, the more benefit there'll be for our agricultural landscape.
Report November 27, 2020 Demand for organic products is growing as people become more health-conscious, incomes rise, and retail distribution expands.
Weekly Commentary November 26, 2020 The strength of the recovery depends upon containing infections as well as government support.
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 23, 2020 Market diversification is the best way to protect your business against risks.
Weekly Commentary November 19, 2020 Insights from on-the-ground experiences of Canadian companies.
Guide November 13, 2020 Learn how experts are creating financial forecasts for businesses during COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary November 12, 2020 Momentum has clearly slowed, and fourth-quarter growth will be much weaker than the bounce-back enjoyed in the third quarter.
Guide November 09, 2020 Identify and minimize the risks your company is facing.
Blog November 05, 2020 Canadian companies must evaluate their risk culture, adjust to strengthen resiliency during pandemic
Weekly Commentary November 05, 2020 We heard a lot about what’s keeping our key customers up at night.
Blog November 02, 2020 Tantalus is powering up with smart grid technology that enhances the safety and efficiency of public.
Blog November 02, 2020 Building smarter intersections and getting traffic management into the right lane
Blog November 02, 2020 LED Roadway Lighting Ltd., is an Export Development Canada 2020 Cleantech Export Star.
Blog November 02, 2020 Since 2014, FilmOrganic, has been making mulch film for fruits, vegetables and hemp.
Blog November 02, 2020 GaN Systems is driving this industry-changing advancement with its new generation of power transistors.
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
Guide October 29, 2020 Get expert insights from EDC’s Economics team on the current trends influencing global trade and Canadian exports.
Weekly Commentary October 29, 2020 Despite the massive upheaval caused by the pandemic, global trade bounced back faster than expected.
Article October 27, 2020 PRANA Biovegan was able to focus on growth during COVID-19 with EDC’s Investment Matching Program.
Weekly Commentary October 22, 2020 Improvement is expected to continue, but the recent rise in second-wave infections is expected to slow the progress.
Article October 20, 2020 Maker of compostable takeout containers turns to EDC to help meet demand during COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary October 15, 2020 As the economy restarts, is it all about demand, or is there more?
Blog October 14, 2020 Farm Credit Canada’s Craig Klemmer highlights key opportunities for agriculture during COVID-19
Weekly Commentary October 08, 2020 Are price hikes lurking around the corner, or are these fears unfounded?
Weekly Commentary October 01, 2020 We’re already seeing a growth moderation that will test our mettle, and future containment of infections is far from guaranteed.
Article September 30, 2020 Read how the EDC BCAP Guarantee helped Good Natured Products get financing.
Weekly Commentary September 17, 2020 In 2020, we’ve seen the steepest year-over-year rise in public debt-to-GDP ratios in recent history.
Report September 14, 2020 This EDC Global Trade report outlines the digital impacts on the economic recovery from COVID-19.
Article September 14, 2020 New chapter in Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement outlines rules for digital trade.
Article September 11, 2020 Traditionally, Fluid mainly specialized in producing environmentally responsible, advanced chemical systems for a variety of uses within the oil and gas sector. Now they are also producing hand sanitizer.
Article September 10, 2020 See how COVID-19 impacted the SaaS sector and what indicators show for the future.
Weekly Commentary September 10, 2020 Canadian sectors, like retailing and international trade, look positively V-shaped, and give hope that the rest of the economy might soon follow.
Webinar Learn to overcome challenges from COVID-19 and discover key opportunities in the sector for growth.
Webinar Explore key changes from NAFTA to CUSMA and learn how to leverage the trade deal to enter into new markets.
Weekly Commentary September 03, 2020 When economies falter, what brings them back up again?
Article September 01, 2020 Trade expert highlights key changes to new Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement
Blog August 28, 2020 An overview of the new rules of origin and origin certification
Weekly Commentary August 27, 2020 COVID-19 may boost mechanization of production. Are we ready?
Report August 20, 2020 Canada’s agriculture exports have been remarkably resilient during the COVID-19 crisis. Read this EDC Economics overview for a snapshot of this vital Canadian sector.
Weekly Commentary August 20, 2020 Food producers, like all other industries, have been hugely affected.
Blog August 17, 2020 Doing business in Mexico: Learn a little Spanish, embrace the country and opt for face-to-face meetings.
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.
Success Story From a backyard start-up to a Canadian export success story, Nova Craft Canoe shares Canadian values and culture with the world.
Weekly Commentary August 13, 2020 The world is abuzz over gold’s recent rally to a record high of US$2,000 and beyond.
Blog August 13, 2020 EDC trade advisor Emiliano Introcaso explains four rules pertaining to the delivery of exported goods.
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.
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.
Report July 30, 2020 This EDC Economics report reviews the rapidly-expanding research on the significant revenue losses, weaker commodity prices and volatile financial markets due to COVID-19.
Article July 24, 2020 Mondetta has become one of Canada’s major suppliers of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
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.
Blog July 14, 2020 EDC trade advisor, Emiliano Introcaso, highlights the exporter’s responsibilities with Incoterms 2020’s Group C rules.
Webinar COVID-19 has changed everything, including how to sell online. Our webinar explains new ways to boost your digital presence and acquire new customers.
Article July 08, 2020 EDC customers share what it’s like running women-owned Indigenous companies in Canada.
Article July 06, 2020 COVID-19 has forced Atlantic Canada’s seafood industry to rethink how they do business.
Article June 30, 2020 EDC keen to build lasting partnerships with robust Indigenous business community
Webinar A new economic reality means a new set of risks and opportunities. Our webinar will give you the latest insights into the global economy.
Blog June 22, 2020 No more filling out paper forms. Exporters can now electronically declare their shipments leaving Canada.
Article June 16, 2020 A CEO shares lessons learned while creating a new business during the pandemic.
Article June 15, 2020 Stepping up to support frontline workers
Article June 03, 2020 EDC’s Business Connection Program introduces Canadian companies to Mexico retailer, Soriana
Webinar Learn the cash-flow management strategies your company can use to survive now and ramp up for business post-COVID-19.
Report May 26, 2020 With international travel shut down and consumers struggling with financial hardships, this sector has suffered a severe blow. Read this EDC Economics overview to discover when the industry could bounce back.
Article May 26, 2020 EDC representatives in Atlanta and Chicago share COVID-19 impacts on their markets and outlooks for the future
Blog May 22, 2020 EDC Research Panel survey outlines how the pandemic is affecting Canadian companies in domestic and international markets.
Article May 06, 2020 When COVID-19 made a promising bank loan fall apart, BCAP and EDC helped get it back on track.
Tool May 04, 2020 Insights to guide smart export decisions.
Blog May 01, 2020 Resources of support for Canadian companies impacted by the pandemic
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.
Blog April 24, 2020 Currency exchange fluctuation is an even bigger risk during COVID-19. Here’s how to make sure your company comes out on top.
Report April 17, 2020 Read this insightful report by EDC Economics for an overview of the global oil and gas crisis and its ramifications for Canadian producers.
Blog April 14, 2020 Oil, gas and cleantech, transportation, manufacturing and service sectors experiencing severe challenges
Guide April 14, 2020 EDC Economics analyzes the potential sectoral fallout in Canada
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 This Montreal-based visual effects and post-production outfit got EDC support to acquire a company closer to their customers
Success Story With EDC’s Export Guarantee Program, this hat company hit the ground running in the United States
Blog November 28, 2019 How will Canadian companies be impacted by new tariffs?
Success Story Discover EDC Export Help Hub
Success Story This family-founded onshore drilling company prospered using EDC’s products throughout its growth.
Blog October 07, 2019 A look at the five most promising cleantech markets
Success Story With EDC’s support, this chemical analysis and measurement company has taken on international contracts from all over the world.
Success Story This natural beauty product company turned to EDC to mitigate its risks and access more money when international opportunities arose
Success Story EDC’s Portfolio Credit Insurance gave this technology company the confidence it needed to take on a contract—and watch their exporting journey take off in 11 countries.
Article July 29, 2019 SK2 in Manitoba builds more than just custom homes. It builds lasting relationships.
Success Story With help from its financial institution and EDC, this marketing consulting company has been able to continue its fast-paced growth and take on international contracts.
Success Story Accessing EDC’s Export Guarantee Program allowed this hockey-training company to deliver the world’s largest synthetic ice rink in Mexico
Guide June 04, 2019 Check out this report highlighting Canadian agriculture trade and investment trends
Blog June 04, 2019 Eco-beauty entrepreneur on the rewards, challenges of owning your own business
Blog May 27, 2019 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.
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.
Success Story After accessing EDC Portfolio Credit Insurance, the environmental company saw sales grow by 60% and now exports to every continent
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.
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.
Success Story Without EDC’s products, the company would not have been able to accept at least six large global contracts.
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.
Success Story Additional working capital from EDC and logistics support from eShipper helped this animal-free parka company reach cold climates beyond Canadian borders.
Success Story Loan guarantees from EDC helped this auto parts maker purchase the tooling it needed to fill a massive order from General Motors
Blog February 18, 2019 The U.S. economy is healthy and consumer demand is strong, so prospects for export sales are good.
Success Story Additional working capital allows Hamilton-based company to get new product to market faster, gain foothold in Latin America
Success Story IMAX celebrates half a century of big-screen films, shattering the boundaries of cinematic storytelling
Success Story After rapid expansion, this digital media buying agency leveraged EDC’s Export Guarantee Program to get access to more working capital from its bank.
Success Story EDC’s Export Guarantee Program helped CubeHX secure working capital.
Blog January 22, 2019 Many companies are already exporting services, an intangible good, without even knowing it.
Success Story This Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company accessed more working capital from its bank with help from EDC.
Success Story This technology company attributes 85 per cent of its sales to exports, and EDC has been there to support and maintain its international growth.
Blog January 08, 2019 Mexico is expected to step into a new chapter of economic growth.
Success Story EDC’s Export Guarantee Program and Portfolio Credit Insurance allowed this company to go into markets it otherwise would have avoided.
Blog December 11, 2018 Canadian SMEs need a plan in place prior to exporting to the U.S.: identify a region, develop a market-entry strategy and secure a working capital.
Success Story Access to working capital from EDC helped this immersive entertainment company expand.
Weekly Commentary December 06, 2018 CUSMA: Bumpy road to ratification?
Blog December 04, 2018 One of the real benefits of the new agreement is that it puts in place a new chapter for small and medium-sized businesses.
Success Story Exports make up 100 per cent of Sera4’s sales and EDC was there to help make the first one happen.
Article November 28, 2018 With a new president, what’s next for Mexico and Canadian exporters looking to succeed there?
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.
Success Story With EDC’s support, this specialized medical equipment manufacturer has carved a place for itself in the international market to improve patients’ experience around the world.
Success Story This company is now in talks with three multinationals it met through EDC for contracts worth millions.
Success Story Access to working capital from EDC helped this arts and culture services company bring art to the world
Success Story This pet accessory company came to EDC to access working capital when their unique technology helped them garner attention and take on large international contracts right away.
Success Story The company was able to take on contracts — some as large as $8 million — thanks to guarantees from EDC that helped to ease cash flow problems.
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.
Success Story This company secured contracts worth more than $140 million thanks, in part, to EDC’s Account Performance Security Guarantee.
Blog October 17, 2018 The proposed CUSMA will give exporters access to over 400 million customers in the U.S. and Mexico.
Success Story Direct lending from EDC helped this ethically-sourced pet food company expand into the United States.
Blog October 11, 2018 The new USMCA has been heralded as a 21st century agreement. One way the agreement lends itself to the modern age is through its proposed intellectual property (IP) provisions.
Success Story EDC helped finance this company’s equipment, allowing it to grow from two to 1,000 employees in just four years.
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.
Success Story After accessing additional working capital with help from EDC, this food truck company landed a top customer.
Blog September 18, 2018 CETA is one of Canada’s most ambitious trade agreements, and it’s not just about tariffs.
Blog September 11, 2018 The U.S. launches a 90-day countdown to a new NAFTA. How have talks progressed and what lies ahead?
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.
Success Story This Charlottetown manufacturer went from barely operating to boasting $20-million in sales.
Success Story This Dartmouth, N.S., company used two EDC services — the first allowed it to free up operating funds while the second helped facilitate two international acquisitions — one in the U.K. and one in California.
Article July 24, 2018 A comprehensive guide to help you innovate your way to global success and stay ahead of the competition.
Success Story This Montreal manufacturer secured a long-sought-after Chilean client after EDC intervened with its matchmaking service.
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.
Article June 28, 2018 Why tariffs exist, who pays them and how to know if they’ll affect your international sales.
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.
Success Story This Winnipeg specialty food company kept exporting after a bad first foray, thanks to EDC’s insurance.
Blog June 15, 2018 4% of all SMEs are considered high performers. What sets these highly competitive businesses apart?
Success Story This technology company took off so quickly they couldn’t keep up with demand, but with EDC’s financing solutions they could continue to say yes to global opportunities.
Success Story Vancouver-based Grace and Stella Co. deliver a spa experience to your home using the power of e-commerce.
Blog June 13, 2018 Learn about the most common types of political risks including real-world examples.
Blog June 12, 2018 Find out how recent historical events led to the U.S. calling Canadian imports a threat to national security.
Article June 08, 2018 Discover the impact that Canada’s tariffs counter-measures will have on your business.
Blog June 08, 2018 Canada’s East Coast is set to accelerate innovation and economic growth in the ocean technology sector
Success Story A family tradition since 1894, and a growing business since its launch in 1983. The art of selling salt fish.
Success Story Vancouver-based Smart Sweets is turning sugar-free candy into a healthy business with financing from EDC.
Success Story This Montreal-based water park company is using credit insurance to help bring childhood dreams to life — one splash pad at a time.
Video May 24, 2018 Check out the provincial export growth standings!
Article May 23, 2018 The Trump Administration wants to revisit or withdraw from NAFTA. Here’s what Canadian companies should know about the process and how to be prepared.
Success Story Finding new markets thanks to EDC’s credit insurance.
Article This Tillsonburg manufacturer went from a domestic to a global company in five years with EDC’s help.
Video May 10, 2018 Canada’s exports heat up again
Article This Toronto software company fixed its working capital woes with EDC’s financing solutions.
Article This Toronto cleantech company has found its home in an up-and-coming market segment with investments from EDC.
Video April 26, 2018 Will sales be up, down or sideways?
Blog April 09, 2018 If a new NAFTA deal is going to be reached in 2018, it must happen soon.
Blog April 05, 2018 Canadian maple syrup: barrel for barrel, it’s more valuable than crude oil, has proven health benefits and, most important of all, it tastes delicious.
Video April 05, 2018 Tightening sounds frightening; this time, it’s actually good news.
Article March 29, 2018 Follow the progress of CPTPP so you're ready to act.
Article March 22, 2018 Grow your business and find new customers with the CPTPP.
Article EDC’s financing solutions help this resource extraction business drill down into new markets.
Article This Toronto solar energy business delivers immediate savings to commercial and industrial clients through the low cost of solar energy.
Article March 13, 2018 The CPTPP gives Canada unparalleled access to Asia's fast-growth markets.
Article This Toronto cleantech company is protecting the fruits of its labour with credit insurance.
Blog February 22, 2018 Robert MacDonald, President of Gidney Fisheries, shares 3 tips for growing your brand and selling internationally.
Blog February 20, 2018 Port of Prince Rupert is North America’s closest port to Asia by up to three days sailing.
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.
Article February 12, 2018 Three EDC webinar panelists discuss why we can be optimistic following the 6th round of negotiations.
Success Story This marine plant company is finding opportunities across the sea with a Foreign Exchange Facility Guarantee.
Article February 09, 2018 Discover why Canadians businesses should consider countries where Canada has comprehensive free trade agreements (FTAs) in place.
Video February 08, 2018 Red hot US auto sales are not without their problems.
Video This is the story of a young entrepreneur who turned a home-based start-up, G3, into one of the most successful producers of backcountry ski equipment in North America.
Article Choosing EDC’s credit insurance was the right call for this Quebec tech company.
Blog February 05, 2018 EDC’s Chief Economist Peter Hall argues that history guides the current optimistic economic outlook.
Blog February 04, 2018 Growing international operations by investing in the U.S. gets you closer to clients and helps with logistics.
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.
Video February 01, 2018 NAFTA is key to Mexico’s economic future.
Article This Halifax cleantech company is guaranteeing brighter export prospects.
Blog January 22, 2018 Recent survey of Canadian companies shows many adopting new business strategies
Video This Nova Scotia seafood company is using credit insurance to reel in success.
Video This piping business uses bonding to drill down on riskier markets with confidence.
Article January 03, 2018 Canada relies on two types of trade agreements to help Canadian companies excel globally: FTAs and FIPAs.
Video This children’s lifestyle brand paired business savvy with insurance to find international success.
Blog December 27, 2017 International agreements are instrumental to the prosperity of the Canadian economy.
Video December 21, 2017 This mobile app company uses insurance to mobilize their financing.
Blog December 19, 2017 With one in five jobs relying on exports, Canada’s international trade agreements are crucial to growing the nation’s economy now and in the future.
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?
Video This organic frozen treat business is melting away their worries with EDC’s working capital financing.
Article This hardware company is building their business with EDC’s Select Credit Insurance.
Article Sustainable packaging business uses EDC’s Portfolio Credit Insurance to think outside the box.
Article November 16, 2017 A panel of exporting experts weighs in on NAFTA negotiations and the current challenges SMEs face when they contemplate exporting.
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?
Article November 07, 2017 Fresche Solutions knows exporting is critical: 98 per cent of its sales coming from exports, with the U.S. representing nearly 40 per cent of its market.
Video The story of Canadian management consulting company CowaterSogema is a story about taking risks, dreaming big and making a positive impact felt around the world.
Blog October 19, 2017 Only 4 per cent of Canadian SMEs export, but the Toronto Board of Trade wants to see that number grow and help more SMEs go international.
Video Zeroing in on new customers and protecting international shipments with EDC Select Credit Insurance.
Success Story The story of Montreal touring show Cavalia is a story about inspiration, opportunity and how taking risk by the reins can put you in the spotlight.
Blog October 05, 2017 Every day, thousands of greenhouse-grown plants and cut flowers are shipped to the U.S. as part of Canada’s annual $420-million in floriculture export sales.
Article September 28, 2017 Learn the four options to help you avoid paying customs duties and taxes.
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 20, 2017 The Port of Montreal has played a historic role in the commercial development of Montreal and Canada, and the trade between Canada and international markets.
Success Story The story of British Columbia wind and water sports company Ocean Rodeo is a story about passion, collaboration, risk and opportunity.
Article September 07, 2017 Tyler Eyamie, CEO of Fusebill, a leading fintech company, shares their exporting story and insights for small and medium-sized businesses looking to export.
Article August 31, 2017 Pelican International, a Quebec-based company and global leader in manufacturing canoes and kayaks, shares their exporting journey and lessons learned.
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.
Article August 22, 2017 Canada Hemp Foods was in the right place at the right time when there was a spike in demand for hulled hemp seeds from South Korea. Read their exporting story.
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.
Article August 17, 2017 Become a smarter exporter to the U.S. by understanding the market’s 11 distinct regions.
Article August 17, 2017 Construction software company Bridgit set their sights on the U.S., and today they’re app is used in four key American markets. Read their exporting story.
Article August 16, 2017 The U.S. has a deeply integrated and mutually beneficial trade relationship with Canada. Here’s the many incentives for them to keep it that way.
Article August 04, 2017 Despite the U.S. focus on eliminating trade deficits in a new NAFTA, Mexico is in a strong position to achieve its goal of enhancing trilateral trade.
Article August 04, 2017 Quantum computing has the ability to revolutionize what computer systems can do. Learn how D-Wave systems took advantage of a critical export moment.
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 The U.S. released its wish list for NAFTA’s renegotiations as well as the negotiation start date—Aug. 16. What does it mean for Canadian exporters?
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.
Article July 27, 2017 Successful exporting relies on both company commitment and vision. Read more about Silfab Solar’s exporting journey.
Blog July 26, 2017 The four best-selling Canadian musicians of all time, both at home and in export markets, are women. Read how they’ve changed the export world.
Article July 17, 2017 Steve Johnston of Ably Productions shares his exporting journey and how he’s found success with the subscription business model.
Article July 13, 2017 Canada’s dairy supply management system has been under close scrutiny by many countries. We examine how this issue will become part of NAFTA re-negotiation.
Article July 13, 2017 Steve Johnston of Ably Productions shares his lessons learned from a challenging exporting experience, and more insights from doing business internationally.
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.
Blog July 04, 2017 As we celebrate Canada’s 150th year, take time to think about the advantage that the Canadian brand gives to exporters
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!
Blog June 28, 2017 Today, Canada’s automotive industry represents 16.5 per cent of our total exports. Take a look at it’s history in exporting.
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.
Article June 20, 2017 A primer on important dates between the launch of NAFTA negotiations on May 18 until they begin, no earlier than August 16.
Article June 06, 2017 It may sound like a blockbuster movie series, but no other issue has dominated Canada-U.S. trade like softwood lumber.
Article June 05, 2017 The federal government has announced the $867-million Softwood Lumber Action Plan, but the future of Canada’s forestry sector relies on innovation and diversification.
Article May 31, 2017 Canada is by nature a global forestry leader and the industry has proven it can be resilient in the face of the challenge of change.
Article May 30, 2017 Christine Deslaurier, owner of Step Up Boutique, shares lessons learned from her 10 year long export journey as an e-bay and brick & mortar store owner.
Article May 29, 2017 Find out how Step Up Boutique, a micro-multinational, has sold to 42 countries in her 10 years of business.
Blog May 26, 2017 Leaders from Canadian tech companies including Shopify, Workbrain and Real Ventures join an iPolitics panel.
Article Robotiq's CEO Samuel Bouchard explains how their robots are helping the manufacturers in 50 countries through automated efficiency.
Article Robotiq's global expansion happened eight years ago, by chance, on a plane. Now the Quebec-based company exports their robots to over 50 countries world wide.
Article Masitek's CEO Tracy Clinch gives advice on best practices for exporting globally, and what she would have done differently.
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 Ontario-based company Schleese Saddlery discusses how it's important educate yourself and listening to those who know more than you when it comes to exporting.
Article Have you ever wondered how saddle technology has evolved while respecting its traditional European roots? Schleese Saddlery saw its potential and pursued it.
Blog May 01, 2017 Stéphane Forget, President and CEO of the FCCQ, gives advice on how Quebec companies can overcome export challenges and excel in international markets.
Article RentMoola co-founder discusses the differences between selling in Canada vs. the United States, the roadblocks they faced and how you can overcome them.
Article Learn how RentMoola leveraged fintech to disrupt the banking industry by creating an online platform to pay rent with a debit or credit card.
Article B.C.'s Little Miss Chief discusses the importance of how knowing importing countries' rules and regulations is critical to your company's success.
Article A recipe passed down from generation to generation, Little Miss Chief Gourmet Products introduced traditional First Nations gourmet salmon to the world.
Article Learn how Western Oiltools' positive track record and listening to the 'pain points' of their customers helped their business thrive and succeed.
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 Western Oiltools found a way to stop sand from disrupting oil production: they created innovative equipment that improves customer safety and efficiency.
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.
Article March 30, 2017 Navigating Buy American regulations may be challenging, but can be done. First learn what it means and then how to do your homework to navigate around this complex issue.
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 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 22, 2017 Bladetech Hockey's Anthony Morra explains how having trusted partnerships and face-to-face meetings are essential for successfully exporting products.
Article March 21, 2017 Instead of using the traditional sales routes, Bladetech Hockey focused on what they call the "Holy Grail" of hockey - NHL players - to sell their products.
Article March 20, 2017 Q&A with a trade expert who works with Canadian companies to help them understand and obey these very rules (Buy America, Buy American and America First.)
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.
Blog March 14, 2017 There is confusion around Buy America, Buy American and America First. Canadian companies should know what they mean and how they can impact business.
Article March 10, 2017 Manitoba-based Branko's Beagles knows the ins and outs - and navigates the regulatory challenges - of the dog breeding business at home and abroad.
Article March 09, 2017 See how the heavily integrated supply chain between the Canada-U.S. automotive industries benefit both sides of the border.
Article March 09, 2017 Some companies export materials, others export man's best friend. A Manitoba couple saw a 'pawsitive' opportunity to export quality-bred beagles globally.
Article March 08, 2017 Moxie Trades' President and CEO explains how Canada's friends south of the border played a critical role in the export success of the company she built.
Article March 06, 2017 American infrastructure is crumbling and Canadian SMEs can capitalize.
Article March 01, 2017 From cars that use alternative fuels to cars that drive themselves, find out how Canadian companies are on the forefront of global automotive technology.
Article February 14, 2017 Hibernum, a video game developer for mobile platforms and consoles, has worked with world-renowned brands, such as Disney, Fruit Ninja, and Bruce Lee.
Article February 13, 2017 A successful crowdfunding campaign can be a great tool for building a community and testing your products. Learn from the founder of Bulat Kitchen Knives.
Article February 10, 2017 Here is expert advice for Canadians exporters regarding market changes to help you prepare and continue to succeed south of the border.
Article February 10, 2017 A knife aficionado and foodie, Bulat Kitchen Knife's creator beat his goal of raising $25,000 in the first 24 hours of the 30-day campaign through crowdfunding.
Article February 06, 2017 From “America first” policies to massive new infrastructure spending, the U.S. market is poised for change.
Article February 02, 2017 Since ONEnergy's beginning they've considered the U.S. a top priority. Learn how this innovative cleantech company adapted to this quickly changing market.
Article January 31, 2017 Learn how Cogent Power, an electrical steel product manufacturer from Burlington, Ontario, saw opportunity to expand into larger markets.
Article January 30, 2017 Founded over 40 years ago, Cogent Power, an electrical steel supplier, has grown to become one of the globe's best through valued, trusted relationships.
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 January 19, 2017 With growing opportunities to apply its technology, Blackline Safety is developing and manufacturing world-leading solutions for monitoring lone worker safety
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.
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.
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.
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 Find the best markets for your business with this detailed guide, as well as market entry strategies, investing, steps to export success, and more.
Article August 02, 2016 Learn how Synaptive Medical developed medical equipment and applications for neurosurgery and began successfully exporting with their first sale.
Article August 02, 2016 Thanks to Synaptive Medical, neurosurgeons now have imaging and robotic positioning technology software. So far, all of their sales have come from exports.
Blog June 29, 2016 With new opportunities on the horizon, EDC highlights some important resources for Quebec companies thinking of exporting.
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.
Article March 10, 2016 Bryan Reid Sr. built his first log home for his family 43 years ago. Learn how word-of-mouth marketing led to exporting to 23 countries for Pioneer Log Homes.