International Trade

How to Capitalize on Today’s Brightest Business Opportunities

PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: BDC chief economist Pierre Cléroux shares where you should be looking to grow your company

How to Avoid Serious Tax Traps

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: BDO’s Harry Chana shares some essential tips to save you—and your business—big money

What CETA’s Collapse Could Mean for Canadian Small Businesses

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The Canada-EU free trade deal is in trouble, and that's “bad for general business,” exporters say

10 Tips for Cracking the Chinese Market

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Empire Industries CEO Guy Nelson has been running a joint venture with a Chinese partner for five years. Here’s what he learned the hard way

Could Myanmar Be Your Next Big Market?

KFC’s grinning Colonel Sanders and his goatee are among the few prominent signs of U.S. brands or business in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon. That will likely change after President Barack Obama ended most remaining U.S. sanctions against this fledgling democracy on Oct. 7.

The lifting of U.S. sanctions against the Southeast Asian country is opening up one of the last largely untapped markets in the world

Will the Next U.S. President Hurt Your Exports?

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Canadian companies are expecting a modest uptick in foreign sales despite growth worries across the border, according to a new study

A New Way to Find Foreign Customers

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New Facebook tools will allow small businesses to target prospective buyers in other countries

A New Entry Point Into the Chinese Market

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E-commerce giant Alibaba is launching a "pavillion" for Canadian companies on its business-to-consumer Tmall retail platform

Will Your Branding Work in the U.S. Market?

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To attract consumers' attention on store shelves across the border, snack co Neal Brothers had to rethink its packaging

Could Your Brand Use Donald Trump to Appeal to Americans?

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The presidential nominee’s “bombastic personality” is a great marketing tool for some Canadian firms

The High Cost of Canada’s Low Duty-Free Limit

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The threshold for importing goods into Canada duty-free is the lowest by far in the industrialized world—a burden that disproportionately hurts small businesses.

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