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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
16/01/2019
Cameron Branston, CITP|FIBP – Commercial Officer

Cameron Branston has spent over 15 years working on both sides of the Atlantic to build stronger economic ties between Canada and the UK.

08/01/2019
Simon Slyper, CITP|FIBP – Senior Customs Compliance Specialist

Simon Slyper, CITP|FIBP, global trade and compliance expert, discusses how training and certification underpins the foundation of his success.

20/06/2018
Gordon Zhang, CITP|FIBP – International Sales Manager

For most people, an understanding of the importance of international trade is something that develops during their post-secondary education or in their career. For Gordon…

Feasibility of International Trade
05/12/2018
Congratulations to the newest EDC-FITT Student Intern of 2019!

Allyson Fraser, a graduate of Algonquin College’s Business Administration – International Business program is awarded EDC-FITT Student Internship for 2019.

02/11/2018
7 characteristics of successful exporters

How do you assess if your business is ready for new international trade ventures? Find out about the 7 characteristics shared by successful exporters.

30/10/2018
How SME’s can seize the opportunities of a challenging global market

International trade is rife with challenges, but amid these challenges lie plenty of opportunities, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses.

Import Export Trade Management
30/10/2018
How SME’s can seize the opportunities of a challenging global market

International trade is rife with challenges, but amid these challenges lie plenty of opportunities, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses.

09/09/2018
Rest assured, trade will triumph over the Trump tariff tumult

The odds are very good for a tumultuous short-term for trade with a renewed and stable trade environment following on its heels.
Here are the actions we could take over the next few years to weather the choppy seas we face now and be ready to sail into the relative calm of the future.

13/08/2018
4 ways improving your business’s social and environmental responsibility can boost profits

Championing social and environmental causes can both save and make money. Here’s how.

International Trade Finance
01/11/2018
Take advantage of expanded government funding to enter new global markets

Learn about the changes to two important government funding export programs to help businesses tap into new markets around the world.

24/10/2018
How SME’s can get financially prepared to access new global markets

Small businesses planning to go global need to be ready and in good financial shape. Find out from trade finance experts how to get financially prepared.

12/10/2018
How to price your import or export products and remain profitable

Doing business in international markets is different from handling domestic business transactions on many levels. A company that has decided to export its product or…

Market Entry Strategies
03/12/2018
5 steps to scale your small business to new global markets

Follow these 5 simple steps to successfully take your small business to new global markets without making rookie mistakes.

14/11/2018
Lessons learned from Startup Canada’s Canadian Export Challenge – what new exporters need to know

Get a trade finance expert’s viewpoint on what new exporters need to know about international trade to succeed around the world.

06/11/2018
How the CPTPP will facilitate further trade growth between Canada and Chile

Canada’s trade volumes will increase with Chile through the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). CPTPP creates trade opportunities for Canada The benefits…

Marketing&Sales
03/12/2018
5 steps to scale your small business to new global markets

Follow these 5 simple steps to successfully take your small business to new global markets without making rookie mistakes.

25/09/2018
How do I choose an e-commerce solution that fits my small business?

Retail e-commerce continues to reach new levels of growth and is expected to surpass the global revenue mark of $4 trillion USD by 2021. As…

13/09/2018
Going global? How to take your brand beyond borders to your new target markets

Going global with your business opens new doors and brings countless opportunities but launching a brand across borders is no small feat. It pays to…