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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
25/05/2018
Here’s how to factor in the costs of ethical sourcing to your bottom line

While generating profit remains a primary goal, many organizations are embracing ethical sourcing. Here’s how to figure out how the costs of ethical sourcing will affect your bottom line.

13/04/2018
4 ways to protect your intellectual property in foreign markets

Intellectual Property can be the distinguishing factor and main driver of revenue for an organization. Here are 4 ways to protect yours.

20/11/2017
Getting the funding you need to go global

In this month’s #TradeElite Twitter chat, we sought to explore the practical aspects of obtaining the funding needed to enter global markets for the first time.

Import Export Trade Management
19/07/2018
5 simple steps to a successful compliance program

Companies need to adopt a new mind-set, a proactive compliance strategy that embraces export compliance company-wide to mitigate the real and significant risks of violations. 

18/06/2018
How upskilling and certification can affect your global career and bottom line

With so much out there, and so little time, how do you know which upskilling and certification options will make a tangible impact on your career and your business? The experts weigh in. 

08/06/2018
Ethics and your international business – where to start

Ethics provide a foundation of the shared values and acceptable behaviour that establish an organization as a group of individuals working toward shared goals. This is especially crucial to success in global markets.

International Trade Finance
16/07/2018
How could cryptocurrency impact global supply chains?

Is there something behind the claims that the technology behind cryptocurrency is one of the most important fintech advancements in history? Here are the possible impacts on global supply chains.

17/05/2018
4 ways to identify and mitigate the political risks of global business

To ensure successful operation overseas, business managers should take time to understand and plan for potential political risks.

11/05/2018
Non-paying international clients – when and how should you start collections procedures?

Where open account terms result in non-payment by the importer, the exporter must commence collections procedures. Here’s how.

Market Entry Strategies
06/07/2018
You asked CITPs anything and they answered!

To help set you on the road to export success, we gave you an opportunity to ask three expert CITPs all of your biggest questions about taking your business international in a Facebook Live event.

08/06/2018
Ethics and your international business – where to start

Ethics provide a foundation of the shared values and acceptable behaviour that establish an organization as a group of individuals working toward shared goals. This is especially crucial to success in global markets.

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!

Marketing&Sales
17/07/2018
3 ways technology can help you keep the human touch in your global service

How can you offer consistently great global service across continents without people on the ground? Used well, digitalisation will help you do that.

03/05/2018
6 international sales tactics to grow your business

To grow your business globally today, you need to understand why many traditional international sales tactics are not working and how to develop an effective sales strategy that works.

03/04/2018
Take your international marketing into the 21st century with the 4 Es

The 4 Es of marketing – experience, everyplace, exchange and evangelism – is taking over as an alternative to the traditional 4 Ps approach due to the digital age.

Research&Development
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!

27/03/2018
How the Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing the business-customer relationship

Now that the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming increasingly well-known, we’re exploring ways for both businesses and customers to make the most of these connected “household” things.