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CITP® |FIBP® Spotlight
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…

18/04/2018
Naveed Agha, CITP|FIBP – Managing Director

Naveed Agha is Managing Director of Raziq International Inc., specializing in sales and marketing for baking and food ingredients, and serving as representatives for some major companies

11/04/2018
Mohamed Ben Mbarek, CITP|FIBP – Release Customs Analyst

Once he arrived in Montreal from Tunisia, Mohamed quickly set his eyes on a career in international trade, which checked off all of his boxes for a potential new career path.

Feasibility of International Trade
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.

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…

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
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…

31/08/2018
How to seize global business opportunities with a successful go-to-market strategy

When it comes to global trade we are currently experiencing a period of profound changes. We have reached a level of volatility that, arguably, seems…

29/08/2018
From student to teacher, how global business training has shaped my rewarding career

Throughout my career I was able to grow in two ways:  professionally and academically. Here’s my story of career success through the right training and experience.

Marketing&Sales
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…

07/09/2018
Use an integrated e-commerce model to set your business up for online success

Setting up international e-commerce has its challenges. Things to consider and prepare for include setting up an integrated model and localizing sites for international markets. Here’s how.

Research&Development
11/10/2018
Celebrating the next wave of potential business leaders: 2017 FITT Educational Award Winners

We are honoured to present these four outstanding students with a 2017 FITT Educational Award, and look forward to seeing their careers blossom.

10/07/2018
Find the best recruits for your business with the power of ‘I-you’

Why does recruiting often feel impersonal, and how can that change? Here’s how you can quickly connect with and hire potential employees.

30/05/2018
How can your business get a competitive edge in global markets?

In business, establishing an edge over the competition is the holy grail. We asked the experts how businesses can achieve this, and they really delivered. Check out this month’s #TradeElite chat recap for more!