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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
15/09/2020
CITP Spotlight: Mathieu Cousineau DeGarie – Manager – International Trade

For Mathieu the best way to follow his passion for bridging cultures and societies was to pursue a career in international trade. His many career highs include helping businesses incorporate new strategies to achieve long-term goals and securing profitable deals for them.

09/09/2020
CITP Spotlight: Saman Hosseinzadeh – Export Sales Specialist at Barez Industrial Group

Saman’s natural flair for international business has led him to strike successful deals in foreign markets, helping his company go global. He has plenty of tips to share with entrepreneurs just beginning their foray into international trade.

01/09/2020
CITP Spotlight: Graham Lowe – Senior Economic Development Officer

After having worked with several hundred businesses over the past five years, Graham has accumulated many interesting stories to tell. The most rewarding of those is hearing back from clients who have either successfully made their first shipment to an overseas customer, or who have successfully received and sold imported goods. 

Feasibility of International Trade
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.

09/07/2019
How trade advisors can help today’s exporters to go global

Our current trade environment provides a perfect opportunity to refocus the way trade advisors and trade promotion organization serve their clients’ needs.

26/04/2019
Identify, analyze and mitigate the social risks to your business

Social risks arise from negative local perceptions of a business’ impact. Learn to identify and reduce these risks with corporate social responsibility.

Import Export Trade Management
17/06/2020
Act now to minimize your political risk in foreign markets

Researching the target country and developing a strategy to monitor changes there is a good start to limit political risk, but it’s far from the final step.

02/01/2020
Top 10 most read global business articles of 2019

Here are the top 10 articles that TradeReady readers found most interesting in 2019

20/12/2019
10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2020

It’s that time again where we like to look ahead at the incoming year and pinpoint the biggest trends to keep an eye on in the global trade environment. Here are the top 10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2020.

International Trade Finance
15/11/2019
6 factors that can significantly affect your business costs

Organizations doing business internationally must understand the different factors that can affect their business costs if they want to remain profitable.

05/11/2019
CanExport funding increases to 75%/$75,000 and supports agri-business

As of August 22, 2019, CanExport funding applicants are now able to access up to 75% of eligible expenses to a maximum $75,000.

24/09/2019
4 procurement and pricing strategies to mitigate the impact of increasing tariffs

When mitigating the impacts of increasing tariffs, you need to consider 4 important levers – procurement costs, supply chains, customers, and competitors.

Market Entry Strategies
28/07/2020
How to properly vet international business partners – a cautionary tale

You wouldn’t order a product from overseas without doing a little due diligence. So why would you enter into a deal with a foreign partner without conducting a background check?The good news is, that with a few basic steps, you can determine whether business with a prospective foreign partner is even worth pursuing. Here’s How.

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.

19/05/2020
4 ways your small business can crack Latin America

I know it can be daunting: a region of 600 million people and over 20 countries, stretched across three continents and two hemispheres. But believe me, even if Latin America can be challenging, small businesses can crack it too. Let me tell you why.

Marketing&Sales
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.

30/06/2020
Going global online in times of crisis

How do you ensure that not only will your business survive, but ensure that it can maximize its gain during this (or the next) disastrous global crisis? Two words: Ecommerce & Localization

21/01/2020
8 helpful tips to improve your customer service quality

If you want to improve customer service and therefore boost your sales, you should follow these tips to be more successful.