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Immigrant employees

Multicultural workforce creates exporting edge

Article January 23, 2019 If you hire employees who are originally from other countries, you’re more likely to export to those markets. Here are some other benefits for hiring new or well-travelled Canadians.

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The rising tide of service exports

Blog January 22, 2019 Many companies are already exporting services, an intangible good, without even knowing it.

Ackroo

Ackroo

Success Story This Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company accessed more working capital from its bank with help from EDC.

EDC Peter Hall: And you thought 2018 was fun!

And you thought 2018 was fun!

Weekly Commentary January 17, 2019 The world economy will have a number of hurdles to overcome in 2019

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Three tips for staying cool when competition is hot

Blog January 15, 2019 Owner Mark Bedard, who launched MTL as a small spinoff of his father’s refrigeration business in 1997, credits his company’s ability to win multi-million-dollar contracts in the U.S. for its sizzling success.

3 ingredients to going global

Confidence, courage and calculated risk: Key ingredients to going global

Blog January 14, 2019 Dragon’s Den’s Arlene Dickinson says entrepreneurs need to take risks to be successful.

Canadian Cosmetics Exports

Bold and the beautiful: Putting on a brave face is paramount to exporting

Blog January 14, 2019 Canadian beauty maven Daniele Henkel shares four lessons she learned on her successful export journey.

Exporter’s hand presses on digital tablet of world map at shipyard with cargo freight containers in background.

CUSMA relief shifts to worries about global protectionism and tariffs

Blog January 14, 2019 EDC’s bi-annual Trade Confidence Index survey reveals mood of 1,000 Canadian exporters

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Bank won’t give any lending value to your foreign assets? Try this

Blog January 12, 2019 Canadian banks won’t typically count overseas assets as collateral, but with EDC’s Export Guarantee Program, you can leverage assets outside of Canada and get more access to financing.

Averna Solutions

Averna

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.