Making matches between exporters in emerging countries and Canadian importers

The Trade Facilitation Office of Canada (TFO) is well aware of the benefits export-growth can create. After all, its mandate is to help companies in developing countries access the Canadian marketplace as well as Canada’s global trade expertise.

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

Canada-wide internship opportunities for international trade students

We’ve teamed up with ICECORP Logistics, a family-owned and operated international forwarding, customs brokerage and logistics firm, to help give our FITT students invaluable international trade internship opportunities!

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

Shaking Canada’s Trade Complacency

“It’s time for Canada to unload itself from the traditional relationship it’s had with the United States,” says Ennio Vita-Finzi, CITP, Ontario’s former trade commissioner in Europe, Latin America and the U.S., and past-president of the Canadian Council for the Americas. “The U.S. will always be an important market for us because of our geographic proximity, but we should be looking at other markets as well.”

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

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.

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

Top three steps international trade students can take to maximize career opportunities

As an international trade professional as well as a FITTskills instructor, I’m often asked for tips to succeed in global trade. I’m going to share…

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Emiliano Introcaso MBA CITP PLOG CCI

Emiliano has close to two decades of experience working with manufacturers and exporters looking to increase their global growth by providing them with support and guidance in all things export. His strategy not only focuses on navigating companies through the complexities of global supply chains, but also in the small details that can make or break an international trade transaction. Emiliano is an Export Advisor at Export Development Canada (EDC), a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) with the Forum For International Trade Training (FITT), an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Registered Trainer on Incoterms® 2020 and a Certified Instructor (CCI) with the Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association (CIFFA). Emiliano completed a Master of Business Administration (Global Leadership stream) at the University of Fredericton. More blogs by Emiliano at TradeInsights: https://www.edc.ca/en/bio/emiliano-introcaso.html

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.

Jacob Varghese

Jacob Varghese

Jacob is the VP of Marketing and Technology at the Forum for International Trade Training. Focused on improving the customer experience. A Content chef; words, images, some code and a healthy serving of web analytics.

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?

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

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.

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

What is more important in global trade, attitude or skills?

I recently asked three of our international business veterans, what they thought was more important for success in international trade. Was it attitude or skills?…

Jacob Varghese

Jacob Varghese

Jacob is the VP of Marketing and Technology at the Forum for International Trade Training. Focused on improving the customer experience. A Content chef; words, images, some code and a healthy serving of web analytics.

4 steps to a progressive global trade career

There are four main lessons I try to help all my international business students at Fanshawe College discover for themselves before they move on to the working world. These lessons, when learned and put into practice with my business-education partnership model, help to create professionals that have the skills global businesses want and need.

Murray Morgan, CITP|FIBP

Murray Morgan, CITP|FIBP

Murray Morgan is a college professor, consultant and speaker with a passion for collaboration and innovation in the global economy. He has worked with blue chip corporations and entrepreneurs in over 40 countries. He strives to achieve a positive global impact by creating a global-ready workforce and forging win-win partnerships to build international trade. Murray has facilitated FITT workshops for experienced trade commissioners, helped innovative entrepreneurs compete in the global economy and completed successful consulting projects on major new business development initiatives.