International Trade

4 Questions You Should Ask Before Going Global

Done right, international expansion can produce great returns. An entrepreneur's guide to making the decision

Why You Need to Get Ready For the Return of “Buy American”

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With Donald Trump in the White House, domestic procurement policies are back on the table

What President Trump Could Mean for Canadian Small Businesses

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Economic uncertainty and worries about rising protectionism could hurt firms operating in the U.S.

How to Crack the U.S. Market

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: CCT Global Sourcing's Yoram Weinreich and BDC's Carl Gravel share a winning strategy to accelerate sales Stateside

How to Capitalize on Today’s Brightest Business Opportunities

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

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

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Many had their doubts when the founder of Indigo sought to move beyond book selling and create a retailer for the digital age. But the strategy is starting to pay off

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