Blogs

A Comeback for Global Trade?

A Comeback for Global Trade?

It has been a dreary decade for international trade. From the heights in 2008, global trade flows plunged, staged a quick partial revival, then went into a holding pattern from then until now. In terms...

Is Inflation Back?

Is Inflation Back?

Prices are rising again in a way we...

What’s On Your Mind?

What’s On Your Mind?

The global see-saw in trade policy perspectives meant...

The Outlook for Your Industry

The Outlook for Your Industry

What’s in it for me? It’s a reasonable...

Surprise Rise in Trade Confidence

Surprise Rise in Trade Confidence

Canadian exporters have lots of reasons to be...

Dealing With Trade Deals:

Dealing With Trade Deals:

How you can benefit from free trade agreements The basic goal of a free trade agreement (FTA) is to make it easier for nations to trade with each other. In its most basic form, an FTA does this by reducing or eliminating customs...

Credit Management for Exporters

Credit Management for Exporters

In this episode of Trade Talk, we look...

Pros and Cons of Investing Abroad

Pros and Cons of Investing Abroad

In this episode of Trade Talk, we talk...

Managing Foreign Exchange Risk

Managing Foreign Exchange Risk

In this episode of Trade Talk we outline...

Access Additional Financing With EGP

Access Additional Financing With EGP

Trade Talk: Access additional financing with Export Guarantee...

Banking tips for small businesses: Q&A with RBC’s Jason Storsley

Banking tips for small businesses: Q&A with RBC’s Jason Storsley

Why and how should Canadian SMEs consider going global? There are lots of good...
Going abroad? Get sharp on where, how, and with whom you bank

Going abroad? Get sharp on where, how, and with whom you bank

When trading internationally, if there is one thing that businesses can count on, it’s...
7 Ways to Get More Working Capital to Grow Your Exports

7 Ways to Get More Working Capital to Grow Your Exports

As an exporter, you know that success in foreign markets depends very much on...

2 ways for small businesses to get financing … immediately

What’s the biggest challenge I hear from our small business exporters today? “How do...
Five Keys to the Mexican Market

Five Keys to the Mexican Market

Mexico, with its population of 120 million people and its openness to foreign investment,...
Are You Ready for International Trade?

Are You Ready for International Trade?

Six steps to finding out If your company has a top-class product or service...
Peru, Land of Contrasts

Peru, Land of Contrasts

Differing opinions on how to tackle climate change I was in Peru a few...
The Path to a Cleaner Energy Future in Colombia

The Path to a Cleaner Energy Future in Colombia

It seems to be the right time to be in the business of renewables...
Canada’s Strong Presence at the 2014 IFC Business Climate Forum

Canada’s Strong Presence at the 2014 IFC Business Climate Forum

The environmental challenges faced by China have been well documented; air pollution is visible...
WEFTEC 2014: Growing Need for Investment Into Water and Wastewater

WEFTEC 2014: Growing Need for Investment Into Water and Wastewater

Recently returned from the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2014,...
Colombia Comes of Age

Colombia Comes of Age

After spending a week in Colombia with a group of Canadian exporters, I had...
Life sciences technologies: Getting your product to market

Life sciences technologies: Getting your product to market

If you would have told me when I graduated University with a Finance degree...
QuickSilk founder and CEO Garry Brownrigg shares his views on the trade mission with writer Randall Mang in Delhi.

Blog: ITAC Mission to India Day 4

DELHI: A four-day trade mission to India led by the Information Technologies Association of...
Blog: ITAC Mission to India Day 3

Blog: ITAC Mission to India Day 3

India, where even happiness is a business opportunity. Bangalore – A stated mission to build the...
Blog: ITAC Mission to India Day 2

Blog: ITAC Mission to India Day 2

In Mumbai, Canadian SMEs connect with a global powerhouse with heart  Mumbai – Day 2...
Blog:  ITAC Mission to India Day 1

Blog: ITAC Mission to India Day 1

On day-one, trade delegates meet India’s style of business head on  Mumbai – India may be...
View from the Regions: Brazil

View from the Regions: Brazil

I am a native of Brazil, and looking at this country against my broad...
View from the Regions: Southeast Asia

View from the Regions: Southeast Asia

For many years, trade delegations from Canada have made their way to Beijing, Shanghai...