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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
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…

08/09/2021
CITP Spotlight: Colleen Sutton, Program Manager at Core training for Trade Commissioners Workshop 

Colleen’s Spanish language skills are what spurred her into an international trade career. She had just returned from working in Uruguay on a Master’s curriculum program…

Feasibility of International Trade
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.

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.

Import Export Trade Management
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…

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…

29/01/2021
10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2021

From 2020 reactivity to 2021 adaptability It’s an understatement to say that 2020 was an unpredictable year. But, with it done and businesses around the…

International Trade Finance
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,…

16/04/2021
Q2 International business and trade predictions in 2021

After the dramatic economic toll of the pandemic in 2020, economic forecasters predicted a rebound in trade in 2021, though experts warned trade was not…

24/03/2021
How banks are supporting SMEs and global trade through their own digital marketplaces

In recent years large banks have experienced more competition from innovative fintech start-ups, credit unions and co-ops. These players cater to tech-savvy, values-driven millennials but…

Market Entry Strategies
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…

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…

Marketing&Sales
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…

25/09/2020
How to use content marketing to promote your brand in export markets

Content is the cornerstone of online marketing. It involves creating and sharing relevant and engaging information with the target audience through articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts, webinars, and other formats. Here’s how you can use it to engage your export markets.

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.