Canada Business Network Blog
Proposed regulations for certain imported foods
If your business is in any way involved with the agri-food industry, you may soon be required to improve your food safety controls. Find out more.
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.
Canadian Importers Database: Free information at your fingertips
Use this online tool to locate importers across the country, generate sales leads and make your business research easier.
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.
Think outside the country
Importing supplies and products from outside of Canada can help you offer more to your customers without jeopardizing your bottom line.
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.
Looking for tariff relief?
Recent tariff-relief measures will reduce the cost of machinery, equipment and goods that you import for further manufacturing.
Budget 2010 Highlights for Canadian Businesses
Earlier this month, the Government of Canada released its 2010 Budget. It contained a number of measures and initiatives to create and maintain jobs, to grow the Canadian economy, to strengthen Canadian Innovation and to make Canada a destination of choice for new business investment.
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.