18/10/2013

Intensive training for Canada’s Trade Commissioners to start soon

In less than five years, over 100 Canadian Trade Commissioners have worked their way through the FITTskills online training program. Another 65 are currently training. FITTskills focuses on best practices in international business, and helps develop practical knowledge and skills that global trade professionals can apply to their jobs immediately.

15/10/2013

Things to know about crossing the U.S. border legally to grow your export business

Warren assists individuals, families and corporations in crossing the Canada/U.S. border lawfully, either to visit, work or stay. He helps arrange documentation for work Warren Createspermits and permanent resident status—including skilled workers and business immigration programs—and he coaches individuals on how to successfully present their case for legal entry.

08/10/2013

Creative solutions to help Canadian exporters grow

You’ve just received your first big foreign purchase order (PO), or perhaps you’ve been exporting for a while and are looking to grow your international business. What’s your next step? Have you tried contacting Export Development Canada (EDC)?

26/09/2013

Get prepared to export to the United States

A lot of companies want to export to the United States, but they don’t necessarily have the time to figure out how to make that happen. The NEBS seminar will feature presenters with expertise in immigration law, customs compliance, tax and foreign finance to help answer the questions that are holding companies back.

10/09/2013

Adding value to the management chain with international trade expertise

As an Executive Assistant, Janisette Cruz knows that it is important to understand her employer’s business and be in a position to add value to the management chain. Her employer, PoleCo, is working on developing a market in Latin America. In her current job, Janisette enjoys applying her skills, experience and international trade expertise to help PoleCo achieve its goals.

03/09/2013

Could Iraq be the next big emerging market?

With improvements being made in terms of security, and the country’s young population with a drive to learn and develop, the possibilities for economic growth and foreign trade are looking more positive. With new financial processes and infrastructure being constructed in Iraq, do you think it could soon become the next big emerging market?

30/08/2013

Considering all the costs of international trade

The biggest mistake you can make in international trade is jumping in head first without having done your homework. And while engaging in global business can be rewarding and lucrative, having a lack of understanding of all the factors and costs involved can lead to problems that are both stressful and expensive.