Canada Business Network Blog
Involved in international trade? Make use of market analysis tools
As a Canadian entrepreneur involved in exports and imports, you have free access to five online tools that can help you with your market analyses.
Exporting? Protect your intellectual property
If you plan to expand your markets, make sure that you know how to protect your creative ideas and designs outside Canada. Safeguard your competitive edge.
Let trade data help you expand your exports
There are approximately 200 countries in the world. Use trade data to discover which ones might be the best export markets for your products.
Do you have international competitors?
Whether you are doing business only in Canada or around the world, trade data can help you learn more about your international competitors.
Upcoming changes to the Harmonized System
Find out about the 2012 amendments to the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System.
Making the most of your business travel
Whether you're on the road or jetting across the globe, make the most of your business trip by minimizing the headaches of travelling.
Testing foreign waters: International trade shows
Take advantage of international trade shows to help conquer foreign markets and increase sales.
Speed up border crossing at major airports
Tired of waiting in Customs line-ups at the airport? A NEXUS or CANPASS card could accelerate the process.
Can you get paid if your U.S. customer files for bankruptcy?
What can you do if your U.S. customer files for bankruptcy before he/she pays you? There are steps you can take to minimize your losses.
What do Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Peru have in common?
They are the most recent countries to have a free trade agreement with Canada. The reduction or elimination of tariffs under these agreements can help you gain an edge in these markets. The favourable market conditions improve your access to new customers, investors and partners.