5 ways importing and exporting will be more challenging in Trump’s America

Here are five ways Trump is expected to make change the landscape for global importers and exporters:

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.

What a Trump presidency would mean for international anti-corruption efforts

For those of us working in the field of compliance and good governance, there is concern about what lies ahead for anti-bribery efforts and the hard-fought improvements we’ve seen so far this century.

Alexandra Wrage

Alexandra Wrage is the President and Founder of TRACE International and the author of Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments and Security, co-editor of How to Pay a Bribe: Thinking Like a Criminal to Thwart Bribery Schemes and the host of the training DVD Toxic Transactions: Bribery, Extortion and the High Price of Bad Business produced by NBC. Ms. Wrage has written three compliance guidebooks and is a guest blogger for Corporate Counsel. She speaks frequently on topics of international law, anti-corruption initiatives and the hidden costs of corruption. For more information, visit www.TRACEinternational.org.

FACE OFF: Obama VS Sanders, Trump and Clinton on the TPP

As the debates rage on and the U.S. gets ever closer to selecting a new President, it’s time once again to look at the opposing viewpoints on the TPP.

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 if Trump wins? Implications for the U.S. and global economy

Donald Trump, now the favoured U.S. Republican contender for the presidential nomination, has surprised critics and galvanized middlebrow support with his ‘make America Great Again’ campaign rhetoric.

Gavin Luymes

Gavin Luymes

Gavin Luymes is a freelance writer working for Ashton College, an accredited post-secondary institution offering focused, flexible education options for those wanting to upgrade their skills or change careers. When not writing, Gavin enjoys spending time on the slopes and in the hills.

The ocean freight industry is struggling – but is there hope on the horizon?

The ocean freight industry is experiencing tough times, but this could present opportunities to rethink business models and consider bold new ideas.

Dr. Michele Vincenti, CITP|FIBP

Dr. Michele Vincenti, CITP|FIBP

As the President and CEO of Alvana Business Consulting Inc., Dr. Michele Vincenti, CITP|FIBP is able to bring over 30 years of experience to help businesses at the C-level, particularly in financial matters. He has also used his considerable international trade expertise to teach at a variety of post-secondary institutions in Canada and abroad, and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with new generations of business professionals.

What’s next for NAFTA?

We talked to experts about what we can expect for the future of NAFTA and how it could potentially be improved to benefit businesses in all three countries.

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.

The success of U.S. marketing methods shouldn’t affect the Canadian way of selling

There are no quick fixes in international trade – maintaining a steady focused effort to be the best in what you do will always succeed in the end.

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)

Today’s shifting global business environment – a view from Atlantic Canada

In today’s global business environment there are new government policies to grapple with; and as if that’s not enough to navigate, there are the near constant changes in government that also affect trade agreements.

Bernadette Fernandes

Bernadette Fernandes

Bernadette is passionate about economic development, having spent the past five years helping companies one-on-one with export growth. She has an additional 25 years of experience working in the private sector; Trade relationships in over 50 countries; and a deep understanding of cross-cultural communications and international business development. Bernadette has founded The Varanda Network, a boutique international business development consultancy. She is a proud immigrant by birth (speaking five languages) and a proud New Brunswicker by choice.

6 reasons you should do business in small markets

If you are looking for new ways to grow your business, forge better trade routes, find new suppliers or locate new international markets for your products, consider doing business with smaller countries.

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.