International Trade

What Japan-Canada Free Trade Means to You

If successful, a free trade pact would open Japan to Canadian agri-food products. But that's still a big "if"

Is Latin America Still a Growth Market?


The region was heralded for its buoyancy throughout the crisis. But things are changing, and exporters should take note

What Free Trade with South Korea Will Mean

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The pact slashes tariffs and raises the nation's importance to Canadian exporters

How One Firm Mastered the Mexican Market

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By skirting corruption and outsourcing smartly, Innovative Finishing Solutions has made a success of its Mexico-based business

How to Persuade Your Staff to Work Abroad


Almost half of Canadians don’t want to work overseas. Here are some tips on convincing your employees to go international

Where You Shouldn’t Be Exporting Today


Different foreign markets carry different risks. A new tool aims to help you tell the safe from the scary

Why a Foreign Mistake Can Ruin You at Home

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A new law will bar you from federal contracts for a decade if you or your associates have a conviction overseas

Your Product is a Smash Hit. Now What?

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A successful crowdfunding campaign suddenly gave one Toronto firm more international business than it was prepared for. Here's how it delivered

Slash Trade Show Costs by Going Virtual


In this week's Export Wire: How to attend an exhibition from your own office; Canadian exports are still under-performing; and CETA won't mean more M&As

How to Sell “Brand Canada” Overseas

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Westcomb Outerwear has had major success selling its Canadian parkas in China. Here's how the firm staged a global hit

Why Thailand is Trouble for Exporters


Thailand labours under martial law, consumer debt and stagnant business growth. Success means avoiding the pitfalls

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