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CITP Small Business Spotlight
CITP Business Spotlight – Illia Dumbadze, CITP

Discover how training and the CITP designation contribute to success for international trade specialists like Illia Dumbdaze.

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.

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
CITP Spotlight: Maysa Balout, CITP|FIBP – Buyer/Administrative Manager

Maysa Balout’s curiosity about international business first started when, after earning her diploma in business administration and management, she built a successful career as a…

CITP Spotlight: Rafael Ramos, CITP|FIBP – Import Coordinator

As an Import Coordinator, Rafael Ramos, CITP|FIBP works on purchase orders, negotiates ocean freight schedules container arrivals and manages related costs.

CITP Spotlight: Ifeyinwa Egboka, CITP|FIBP – Fraud Officer

As Ifeyinwa Egboka completed her Bachelor’s degree in economics in Nigeria, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career in international trade. “I was…

Feasibility of International Trade
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.

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.

Tips to successfully grow your small business in a challenging economy

Discover how the right strategies can help you to successfully grow your business, even internationally, in an economic downturn.

Import Export Trade Management
Top 10 most read global business articles of 2019

Here are the top 10 articles that TradeReady readers found most interesting in 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.

Visualize data more effectively for reports and presentations with these recommendations

Whether you need to visualize data in numerical or qualitative formats, here are some of the best ways to display it to make it easier to understand.

International Trade Finance
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.

CanExport funding increases to 75%/$75,000 and supports agri-business

As of August 22, 2019, CanExport funding applicants are now able to access up to 75% of eligible expenses to a maximum $75,000.

4 procurement and pricing strategies to mitigate the impact of increasing tariffs

When mitigating the impacts of increasing tariffs, you need to consider 4 important levers – procurement costs, supply chains, customers, and competitors.

Market Entry Strategies
The 5 most common mistakes SMEs make in drafting purchase and sales contracts + solutions for SMEs during the COVID-19 crisis

Many SMEs are active in global business and have recently encountered conflicts or will soon experience disputes with their suppliers. Here are 5 common mistakes SMEs make with their supplier contracts and how to solve them during the COVID-19 crisis.

Forming strategic alliances in your target market

Cross-border partnerships! Do we need them? How do we find them? How do we know when a partnership is the right fit? We assembled a crack team of experts to answer these questions and more. Read on for their answers.

Top 5 Asia market entry tips straight from the experts

Here are five valuable Asia market entry tips from those who have been there, done that, and have found success entering Asian markets.

8 helpful tips to improve your customer service quality

If you want to improve customer service and therefore boost your sales, you should follow these tips to be more successful.

9 factors exporters should consider when selecting sales channels

When selecting the right combination of sales channels for their products and services, exporters should consider several factors.

Access new market opportunities by hiring translators and interpreters

Professional translation services and interpretation services can help you uncover potential new market opportunities in new or foreign markets.