Economists call it “south-south trade.” International trade experts say it’s an opportunity too big to ignore.
Canada’s aerospace industry is known for its leading-edge products and manufacturing processes, but persistent global competition is eroding Canada’s worldwide market share.
It’s one thing to have strong skill sets. It’s another to leverage them for full advantage. Montreal-based AV&R Vision & Robotics has done both.
For Canadian firms seeking growth through international exporting, India and lesser-known Southeast Asia markets are worthy of consideration.
For the first-time visitor to Brazil, São Paulo offers a spectacular view of the complexity, energy and vast opportunities of one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Canada-India trade is trending upwards, but Canadian trade officials including Peter Nesbitt, EDC regional vice-president for Asia, want to see even more Canadian businesses get on board.
EDC is motivated. For every dollar EDC lends, Canada typically nets $1.39 in exports.
Long recognized among the world's leading suppliers of foods ranging from meats and seafood to grains and legumes, Canada has earned a global reputation as a 'bread basket' nation.
Export Development Canada (EDC) is sending that message in a bid to inspire more small and medium-sized Canadian businesses to build business internationally.
It may feel good to do the right thing, but in the realm of international trade, corporate social responsibility has emerged as a vital modus operandi on which failure and success often hinge.