International Trade

Proof That International Diversification Pays Off

Opportunities abroad are proving to be a rare bright spot for firms servicing the oilpatch amidst a major slump at home

5 Global Trade Trends to Take Advantage Of

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From free trade deals opening new doors to growing demand for high-value services, there's plenty of opportunity overseas in 2016

Why Small Businesses Should Play a Bigger Role in Global Trade Deals

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Governments around the world are desperate to jump-start global trade again. Jack Ma’s “WTO 2.0” idea might be the way to do it

Why Jim Balsillie Thinks the TPP is Bad For Canadian Businesses

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The former RIM co-CEO believes the free trade deal will stifle innovation and limit growth

Why Canadian Exporters Are Playing Catch-Up

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Even the country's most iconic brands show a dispiriting lack of interest in global markets. Why can't we sell Timbits in Taiwan?

How to Overcome Exporting Obstacles at the U.S. Border

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Canada's southern neighbour is a lucrative market—if you can get your products into it

Will Your Company Take Advantage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

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The 12-country free trade agreement opens fast-growing markets to Canadian firms, but many won't look beyond the U.S.

Why Your Business Shouldn’t Stop at the Border

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Learning how to negotiate the U.S. market helped Atlantis Programs and Pedalhead Bike Camps to a spot on the 2015 PROFIT 500

How to Slash Your U.S. Shipping Costs

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Introducing a new shipping system helped Delviro Energy land a spot on the 2015 PROFIT 500

Why Manufacturing in China Is Losing Its Appeal

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The country's economic woes are pushing Canadian importers to look for sourcing alternatives says one shipping company

The Global Consumer Brand You Didn’t Know Was Canadian

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Vancouver's Herschel has built an international global consumer base by being adaptable

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