International Trade

Is Your Brand As Canadian As…

For Canada Day, we look at which companies have chosen to shed their Canuck identity and which continue to fly the Maple Leaf as they expand overseas

How to Reach Clients’ Ears in the U.S. Market

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W100 winner Stephanie Ciccarelli does a lot of her business south of the border. Why she's succeeding in the land of opportunity

Why Things Look Good for Wood

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Growing demand for lumber from our southern neighbours will boost Canadian forestry firms suffering from China's slowdown

Proof That International Diversification Pays Off

Blue Spark Energy CEO Todd Parker at the company's head office in Calgary in March 2016. Photo: Jeff McIntosh/CP

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

Why Trading Across the Border Could Get Easier

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Hackathons in Toronto and Chicago will try to tackle customs complications snagging up the import-export process between Canada and the U.S.

What Michael Denham Has Planned for the BDC (and for You)

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The crown corp's new CEO on what Canada's entrepreneurs need to thrive in the global economy today, and how he can help

How to Make the Most of the U.S. Recovery

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After years of merely surviving, several manufacturing sectors show signs of life. Tooling up to meet the demand will be key

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

Jim Balsillie at the press conference announcing his appointment as Chair of the Board of Directors of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) in 2013. Photo: Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail/CP

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?

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