What did I miss on CETA? Catching up on the most recent information

Here’s an overview of all of the most important information you need to know about CETA since the EU Parliament vote in February, and how you can benefit.

Ewan Roy

Ewan Roy

I'm a Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in writing and research, and I am passionate about communicating new ideas and telling stories that matter to you.

How can Canadian SMEs take advantage of CETA?

To explore the new opportunities presented by CETA, we asked some Canadian trade experts to share their take in this month’s #TradeElite Twitter chat.

Pamela Hyatt

Pamela Hyatt

I am a Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

Canadian SMEs can overcome CETA and Brexit uncertainty in Europe

How are Canadian SMEs responding to these tumultuous times? Is the European market still a viable destination for their economic success?

Anna Biolik

Anna Biolik

Dr. Anna Biolik, Chief Executive Advisor and VP with the Allam Advisory Group is a former Canadian Ambassador and diplomat with over 30 years of public and private sectors experience in diplomacy, international commerce, trade policy, and international governmental affairs.

CETA met with strong opposition on both sides of the Atlantic ahead of ratification

CETA was designed from the ground up to streamline the trade process between signing members, but has also been met with immense criticism on both sides of the Atlantic.

Adam Bajan

Adam Bajan

Adam Bajan writes for Ashton College, a post-secondary college in Vancouver, BC. Founded in 1998, Ashton College is committed to providing innovative, real-world education with flexible attendance options for those wishing to enhance their skills or change careers

5 things you need to know about CETA

If CETA comes into effect, as early as 2016, it will eliminate 98% of the tariffs between the EU and Canada.

Pamela Hyatt

Pamela Hyatt

I am a Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

What’s Canada’s game plan for CETA?

At the same time, my Canadian paranoia is making me wonder how Canada managed to convince the European Union to join us in a Canada Europe Trade Agreement.

Ennio Vita-Finzi, CITP|FIBP

Ennio Vita-Finzi, CITP|FIBP

Ennio Vita-Finzi is a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) and was a Trade Commissioner in Europe, Latin America and the US as well as President of the Canadian Council for the Americas during NAFTA negotiations. He has been a multinational executive and entrepreneur and is now a College lecturer, keynote speaker, and author based in Montreal. (e.vita-finzi@sympatico.ca)

Why ‘Going Dutch’ is the gateway To Europe (CETA)

The Netherlands Matters To Canada “Canada’s relationship with the Netherlands is much bigger than most people think. It is a big, mature, multi-faceted relationship with…

Vincent Chetcuti

Vincent Chetcuti

EDEN COMMUNICATIONS is an Ottawa-based research, writing and editing company, which has been in business since 1979. Mr. Vincent Chetcuti (eden.com@sympatico.ca), a former entertainment journalist, is the sole proprietor of Eden Communications. He has considerable expertise and experience in the international trade field having completed hundreds of projects for such organizations as the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canadian International Development Agency, Canadian Commercial Corporation, Forum for International Trade Training, and Team Canada Inc.

Will populist politics pull the plug on trade progress? Survival tips for executives

We should have faith that trade progress is good. 85% or more of new opportunities in the next 5 years are somewhere outside of your country. Go for it!

Doug Bruhnke and Frank Vogelgesang

Doug Bruhnke and Frank Vogelgesang

Doug Bruhnke and Frank Vogelgesang are members of the global tribe and executives at Global Chamber®, the first chamber of commerce focused on growing cross-border trade and investment in a collaborative way across 525 metro areas around the world. Doug is CEO/founder of Global Chamber® based at headquarters in Scottsdale. Frank is Global Advisor of Global Chamber® Berlin.

Why exporters should diversify beyond U.S. markets – and how to do it right

Diversification has long been the popular advice to Canadian businesses. Here’s how to do it right to enjoy export success beyond the U.S.

Bernhard Wagenknecht

Bernhard Wagenknecht

As a globally experienced business development expert, Bernhard has learned first-hand how to achieve profits in all types of markets and situations. He has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing in Europe, North and South America and the Far and Middle East. He has held positions as VP Sales and Marketing, General Export Manager as well Profit Growth Consultant and is currently working with the Ontario Ministry of economic development and growth.

Can you do business in markets facing trade barriers? And should you?

How can businesses overcome trade barriers of all kinds in markets with potential (and should they)?

Pamela Hyatt

Pamela Hyatt

I am a Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.