Whether you’re thinking about selling internationally or you already are, it’s natural to have questions. Sometimes you need to ask a real, live person—one that you can trust. Thankfully, you can turn to us. EDC’s export advisors provide customized, detailed answers to your trade-related questions, when you need them and for free.



Ask us anything about exporting

The experienced trade experts in our Export Help team work with companies of all sizes every day, on a whole range of complicated trade problems and questions. We use our first-hand expertise, global connections and worldwide market know-how to not only answer your question, but to also connect you with the top guides, websites, resources and tools from the most reliable sources. We even provide referrals to relevant business partners if you need them.


We understand the trade ecosystem

One of the best reasons to reach out to the Export Help team is our unique knowledge of the trade ecosystem—and how your company fits into it. With the information you provide, we can customize our response to your unique business needs, taking into account your location, stage of exporting, industry sector and more, to determine the most helpful resources, partners or programs for your company. 

Some of the partners we work with to answer Canadian companies questions include:

  • Trade Commissioner Service
  • Customs brokers and freight forwarders
  • Provincial government agencies
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Law firms
  • Accounting firms
  • Canadian economic development agencies
  • Foreign trade promotion agencies
  • Municipal governments and organizations
  • Industry associations

Some of the programs we direct you towards include:

  • Grants and subsidies
  • Trade events and missions
  • Government initiatives and programs
  • International business training programs
  • Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)

Topics We Can Help With

Getting ready to export.

  • Exporting 101
  • Government grants and services
  • Finding customers and partners

Market intelligence

  • Country trends
  • Industry insights
  • Trade data and statistics

How to enter markets

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Taxes
  • Customs and tariffs
  • Opening an office abroad

Risk mitigation

  • Intellectual property protection
  • Due diligence
  • Compliance

We save you time, so you can focus on your business

Conducting endless online searches for answers to your trade-related questions isn’t just frustrating—it can cost your company both time and money. Asking an export advisor instead can get you the answers quickly and at no charge, so you can take action on what really matters: growing your business globally.


Meet the team that gives you answers to your export questions, with a human touch

Meet our team of export advisors. Our mission is simple: make it easy for Canadian companies like yours to find the answers you need to grow globally. We’re always just a click away. Send us your question today and we’ll follow up with a detailed answer tailored to your business’s needs.



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