China too risky? Do you need a new strategy for your FDI in the face of COVID-19?

The combination of U.S.-China trade frictions and the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus and subsequent disruption to the Chinese economy and global supply chain, give cause to more deeply evaluate Asia market entry and development strategies.

Peter Gray

Peter Gray, CITP, is a B2B sales, marketing and business development professional with a diverse background and underpinning record of successes in building businesses, developing people & partnerships, and creating growth opportunities for leading multinationals operating in the ASEAN building materials, MRO & OEM industrials, and DIY consumer goods sectors.

10 Global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2022

2022 is here and the mantra for the year ahead might be “Get familiar with the unfamiliar.” To adapt, they’ve applied better risk mitigations strategies;…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing, and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful, and informative.

Best of 2021: Our top 10 most popular international business articles from the past year

2021 is almost over so we’re taking the opportunity to look back at our top 10 most popular international business articles from the past year….

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is the standards, certification and training body dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. Created by business for business, FITT’s international business training solutions are the standard of excellence for global trade professionals around the world.

CITP Spotlight: Emmanuel Asafo Adjei, Owner of E.A.T. Tigernuts Co.

Emmanuel Asafo Adjei’s career in international trade has been an evolution. After earning a post-graduate degree in International Business from Fanshawe College, he worked for…

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.

Global value chains: From fruitful discussions to meaningful actions

Global value chains (GVCs) have been at the center of attention in both business and policy spheres around the globe for the past two years….

Juan Navarro, CITP|FIBP

Juan Navarro is an Associate Faculty at Royal Roads University, the Director and Principal Researcher at CMX Partnerships and a former economist of the Mexican Central Bank. He is an active member of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance, the Canadian International Council and the Forum for International Trade Training. He is the founding president of the Society of Mexican Talent in British Columbia and a recognized Business mentor at Futurpreneur Canada. He has collaborated with international organizations such as the World Bank Group, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the APEC Business Advisory Council. Juan can be reached at juan.navarro@cmxpartnerships.com.

CITP Spotlight: Laura Pixley, Senior Trade Officer—Food and Drink for the UK Department for International Trade

Laura Pixley always knew she wanted a career in international business. Based on her lifelong passion for travel and trade, she enrolled in the Bachelor…

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.

How the IoT and blockchain are supporting sustainable supply chains

Right now, supply chain struggles are big in the news. This incredibly complex, constantly moving industry has many intricate parts. From raw material suppliers to…

Indiana Lee

Indiana Lee lives in the Northwest and has a passion for the environment and wellness. She draws her inspiration from nature and makes sure to explore the outdoors regularly. Indiana has experience in owning and operating her own business. Feel free to follow her on Twitter @indianalee3.

Funding news: New intake of Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Ontario producers stream to help farmers

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) Ontario has declared another round of funding will come through the CAP Ontario Producers Stream to provide up to $10.21…

Nate Chick

Nate graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication. Starting in the Students’ Union Marketing Department, he has worked in various marketing roles throughout the beginning of his career. Nate is fascinated by emerging communication platforms and uses his curiosity to bridge these platforms with new opportunities. Nate’s goal is to use communications to educate Canadian businesses about government funding opportunities. He is currently the Marketing Coordinator at MentorWorks.

4 Questions to ask when creating content for international markets

Marketers know how difficult it can be to write brochures, landing pages, or ads that need to be translated into other languages. In an instance,…

Geoff Duncan

Geoff Duncan is the MD of Planet Languages, the translation company he established over 25 years ago. His focus is on integrity, high quality, competitive rates, and first-class service. Geoff served as a member of the ATC council and remains passionate about the highest degree of professionalism in the industry.

Necessary agreements and legal considerations for cargo insurance in international trade

Cargo insurance is a hot topic in our current trade ecosystem. Week after week, news reports about shipping delays, accidents, and port congestion have become…

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is the standards, certification and training body dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. Created by business for business, FITT’s international business training solutions are the standard of excellence for global trade professionals around the world.