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CITP Small Business Spotlight
04/01/2019
CITP Business Spotlight – Illia Dumbadze, CITP

Discover how training and the CITP designation contribute to success for international trade specialists like Illia Dumbdaze.

14/12/2018
CITP Business Spotlight – Survival Systems Limited

Trish Tully, CITP, VP, Marketing and Sales, shares the secrets of success for Survival Systems, a global leader in survival and safety training technology.

10/12/2018
CITP Small Business Spotlight – The Pacific Trade Show

Global trade professional Carolina Vasquez discusses how investing in training and getting her CITP helped her build an international business.

CITP® |FIBP® Spotlight
10/11/2021
CITP Spotlight: Maxime Anselme Laleye, Export Trade Specialist 

As far back as he can remember, Maxime Anselme Laleye had envisioned a career in international trade. Initially, his goal was to sell manufactured agricultural…

20/10/2021
CITP Spotlight: Subha Sundarajan, Trade Commissioner at Global Affairs Canada 

It was a short-term summer job way back in 1993 that introduced Subha Sundarajan to the fascinating world of international trade. To gain some work…

22/09/2021
CITP Spotlight: Sergii Malynovski, Independent Consultant 

A keen interest in the many aspects of international trade kept Sergii Malynovskyi on a never-ending learning curve of exploration and discovery. It, therefore, seemed…

Feasibility of International Trade
19/11/2021
A guide to international negotiation

One of the most important skills to learn in business is negotiating. It’s an art that you must master to gain partnerships and clients, and…

09/02/2021
A quick guide to international trade organizations

Trade-related organizations play a critical role in ensuring the viability of businesses all around the world. They set and create needed median standards for all…

08/07/2020
Accessing opportunities in a new global business landscape: Experts weigh in on Twitter

Our panel of experts answer: Where are the opportunities for growth and expansion? How do you approach business development? What should my recovery to growth plan look like? and much more.

Import Export Trade Management
30/07/2021
What is CUSMA? An overview, one year later 

Earlier this month, Mary Ng, Canadian Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade, along with Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, and Katherine Tai, United…

16/07/2021
Understanding the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA): Event Recap 

Officially enacted in 2000, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has shown promising results, with ITA (International Trade Administration) noting, “Since its implementation, AGOA…

23/02/2021
How an Indo-Pacific approach could support Canada’s economic recovery strategy

A challenging hill to climb The global pandemic has modified our planning and tested our resilience, determination and commitment to not only free and open…

International Trade Finance
27/10/2021
10 effective techniques for managing requests for discounts in international trade

All exporters, international trade professionals, international sales experts, and business development professionals receive requests from new and current customers for discounts on a daily basis….

06/10/2021
Bidding farewell to LIBOR: The impact on trade finance  

The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)—the deep-rooted benchmark interest rate first established in the 1980s—is being phased out. Amid this change, BNY Mellon’s Joon Kim,…

06/08/2021
10 Export costs you need to consider when projecting cash outflows

Businesses that operate internationally need to treat their cash flow planning differently than those that operate domestically. There are many additional details to consider for…

Market Entry Strategies
19/11/2021
A guide to international negotiation

One of the most important skills to learn in business is negotiating. It’s an art that you must master to gain partnerships and clients, and…

15/11/2021
4 Questions to ask when creating content for international markets

Marketers know how difficult it can be to write brochures, landing pages, or ads that need to be translated into other languages. In an instance,…

13/10/2021
Why government funding is critical for Canadian businesses and how to plan for funding success

You may be aware that Canadian government grant and loan programs are common for strategic projects in Canada, helping businesses support project costs and meet their project…

Marketing&Sales
19/11/2021
A guide to international negotiation

One of the most important skills to learn in business is negotiating. It’s an art that you must master to gain partnerships and clients, and…

15/11/2021
4 Questions to ask when creating content for international markets

Marketers know how difficult it can be to write brochures, landing pages, or ads that need to be translated into other languages. In an instance,…

05/02/2021
Demystifying market entry strategy: The three key parts of an effective ASEAN entry strategy

Geopolitical shifting and COVID-19 have reshaped and changed global markets. In 2021, companies will need to adapt to these changes and resulting new norms by…