A major component showcased in the 2018 Federal Budget announcement, the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) is devoting nearly $2 billion to helping women grow their businesses through expertise, access to financing, and talent. This strategy is assisting the Canadian government in achieving its goal of doubling the number of majority
Export Development Canada’s (EDC) Barbara Grinfield wrote an article earlier this year to explain the EDC’s work on Exporting Food Safety. “Food safety is a set of skills that can be marketed,” Barbara explains. “By leveraging our (Canada’s) reputation for high-quality and safe commodities, processes foods and beverages.” The EDC
Please note that the Export Development Canada (EDC) EXPORTCheck program is no longer available. While EXPORTCheck has been phased out, EDC offers a wide variety of other programs and services to assist Canadian SMEs with their export expansion activities. Please browse related EDC articles for more information.
Export Development Canada (EDC) provides
Export Development Canada (EDC) provides insurance and financial services, bonding products, and small business solutions to Canadian exporters. Jeff Keats, Account Manager at EDC has shared information on a few of the organization’s valuable services via the following guest article:
In my work, I talk to Canadian companies every day about
In addition to the previously highlighted Buyer Financing Program by Export Development Canada, The Export Guarantee Program can help Canadian exporters by providing additional financial support for export-related activities and/or foreign investments. The available support can vary from:
Up to 100% for loans where Canadian companies are making direct investments abroad
The Buyer Financing program is organized by Export Development Canada. EDC provides financing directly to a foreign buyer of Canadian goods and services and in these situations takes the risk of non-payment and disburses the funds directly to the company. Generally, financing is provided for up to 85 per cent
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