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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
28/10/2020
CITP Spotlight: Armel Ndounkeu Tchouankeu – Project Manager, Yamo International Inc.

Armel Ndounkeu Tchouankeu’s career in international trade dates all the way back to 2001, when he began his first job with an international maritime and port services company in Cameroon.

14/10/2020
CITP Spotlight: Praveeni Perera – Professor, Algonquin College

Published author, expert in intercultural relations and International Business professor Praveeni Perera, CITP, tells us about her memorable career journey, extraordinary accomplishments and where she’s headed next. Here’s her story.

07/10/2020
CITP Spotlight: Urvish Patel – Account Sales & Support, McKenna Distribution

Urvish Patel is an ambitious international business development professional with successful projects all over the world. From an early passion for business and economics to a leader in his field, here’s his career success story.

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
29/09/2020
CanExport Funding During COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The CanExport program provides up to $75k in funding for businesses seeking to access new international markets. Find answers to common questions and COVID-19 updates in this FAQ.

22/09/2020
How financial institutions are going digital to keep the wheels of trade turning

The trade finance industry has been forced to rapidly implement digital finance measures that move away from more traditional, paper-intensive practices. Here’s how that’s rolling out.

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.

Market Entry Strategies
16/11/2020
Looking to diversify? Here’s how and why you should consider entering African markets

When looking at new markets to pursue, the African continent offers many opportunities through its various markets, regions, and growing economy. Here’s how and where to enter African markets successfully.

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.

Marketing&Sales
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.

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