Weekly Commentary February 04, 2021 As U.S. COVID-19 numbers improve, a key leading indicator is waking up.
Webinar It’s time to look ahead to 2021 and see how the U.S. outlook will impact Canada’s economy—and your company.
Article September 14, 2020 New chapter in Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement outlines rules for digital trade.
Blog August 28, 2020 An overview of the new rules of origin and origin certification
Tool May 04, 2020 Insights to guide smart export decisions.
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
Blog November 28, 2019 How will Canadian companies be impacted by new tariffs?
Success Story Discover EDC Export Help Hub
Blog October 07, 2019 A look at the five most promising cleantech markets
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 17, 2018 The proposed CUSMA will give exporters access to over 400 million customers in the U.S. and Mexico.
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.
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.
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 July 24, 2018 A comprehensive guide to help you innovate your way to global success and stay ahead of the competition.
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.
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.
Video April 05, 2018 Tightening sounds frightening; this time, it’s actually good news.
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.
Video February 08, 2018 Red hot US auto sales are not without their problems.
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 January 22, 2018 Recent survey of Canadian companies shows many adopting new business strategies
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 09, 2017 See how the heavily integrated supply chain between the Canada-U.S. automotive industries benefit both sides of the border.
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 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
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 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.
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.