International Trade

Why a Risk Register Will Ease Your Mind

This simple exercise can help you understand foreign risk and how best to prepare for possible trouble

A Better Way to Clear Chinese Sales


In this week's Export Wire: Should Canada have its own yuan trading hub?; Canada wins on country-of-origin labelling; and Uber scores a win for business travellers

Setting Up in China? It Takes Time

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Despite having introduced a number of reforms, China still requires a lot of elbow grease when you incorporate there

Why It’s Time to Seriously Consider Using RMB


The Chinese currency is gaining popularity, and Canadian exporters risk being left behind

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"

The Consumer-First Path to Global Expansion


Hammock supplier Vivere has found great success internationally by catering to end-users instead of retail buyers

Is Ebola Affecting Business Travel?

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In this week's Export Wire: The rise of 'lean exporting;' Ebola's effect on business travel; and new help for exporters from Ottawa

Afraid of Exporting? You’re Not Alone


SMEs around the world prize predictable and stable markets in developed nations more than bigger opportunities in the developing world

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

Made in Mexico and barcode, business concept

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

Readers Choice

The scandal surrounding former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi raises key questions about the value of policing staff behaviour

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