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Year-end 2020 Trade Confidence Index

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.

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Asia-Pacific nations sign massive trade deal

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

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Canada’s organic sector just keeps growing

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

Smart cleantech irrigation systems aid cannabis cultivators

Canada’s cleantech future looks bright

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

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How to boost sales by localizing your shopping cart for new markets

Blog September 30, 2020 Tips to make online customers feel right at home on your website, no matter what market they’re in.

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Getting online with Google: What your customers want

Blog September 29, 2020 How to set up a great digital experience for your customers, to navigate the current economy and beyond.

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Complying with CUSMA: What Canadian exporters, importers need to know

Blog August 28, 2020 An overview of the new rules of origin and origin certification

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Doing business in Mexico

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

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Frequently asked questions about Incoterms ® 2020

Article July 22, 2020 Experts share key information about the new rules of trade.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Focus on the future: Building trust with Canada’s Indigenous business community

Blog June 19, 2020 EDC’s Todd Evans gives an overview of the Indigenous business community in Canada, its unique challenges and how EDC can help.

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Reinventing business during COVID-19

Article June 16, 2020 A CEO shares lessons learned while creating a new business during the pandemic.

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How COVID-19 is changing the face of the retail sector

Report June 02, 2020 With a dramatic shift in consumer spending and shopping habits, the pandemic is forcing seismic changes on retail business models and operations. Read this EDC Economics overview for a pulse check on the retail landscape and how it will adapt to a new normal.