02/03/2018

Six steps to investing abroad

If a Canadian company owns all or part of a business in a foreign country, it is engaging in Canadian direct investment abroad, or CDIA. Such firms are not necessarily large businesses—many small to medium-sized Canadian enterprises (SMEs) are discovering that investing abroad can have many benefits, including:

13/07/2017

Top 5 travel tips straight from the experts

Built into a career in international trade is the need to travel to visit suppliers or establish relationships with clients. Here are 5 tips to help you on your next international trade trip.

04/05/2017

The impact of trade finance on your international business and supply chain

Trade finance, the esoteric, poorly understood branch of finance that deals with the financing of international trade, is in fact relatively straightforward at its core. It has proven effective in facilitating trade across every market on the globe for hundreds of years if not longer. Did you feel that? The sudden rush of adrenaline and flash of goose-bumps as you contemplated the mind-blowing implications of this statement? Work with me on this!