Export Financing

Export Financing

Understanding export financing terms is critical for large and small businesses to succeed in international markets. Explore this section for business funding options for your export orders that may minimize your risk.

  • EXPORT Finance Guide
    In partnership with Team Canada Inc, EDC has developed a new guide to help exporters understand and access export-related financing services online. The EXPORT Finance Guide centralizes information about the wide range of solutions for your financing needs based on where you are in the transaction cycle. This tool will help you determine what kind of financing you need, and where to find it. Now available at your fingertips.
  • Language Industry Program (Financial Assistance)
    Supports firms wishing to undertake marketing and branding activities.
  • Country Financing Facts Sheets
    A comprehensive set of documents to guide companies through their search for project financing in over 100 developing countries.
  • Online Solutions Advisor
    EDC’s Online Solutions Advisor gives you fast and convenient 24 hour access to learn more about which EDC solutions may help you.
  • Introduction to Export Finance
    A comprehensive guide by Trade Canada Inc. to help Canadian entrepreneurs and SMEs understand business terms and access export financing.
  • Understanding Export Financing
    Learn about export financing terms and documents through the Export Development Corporation (EDC) and international finance workshops.
  • Needs Assessment and Counselling
    Get personal assistance from the Business Development Bank of Canada and International Trade Centres.
  • Market Development Funding
    Source business funding for developing markets through the Export Market Development Program, Provincial and Territorial Programs and Regional Development Agencies.
  • Obtaining Working Capital
    Understand your export financing options with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), Export Development Canada (EDC)
  • Foreign Buyer Financing
    Export Development Canada (EDC) offers financial assistance for foreign buyers.
  • Mitigating Foreign Risk
    Protect your export business through Accounts Receivable Insurance, Bond Products and Single Transaction Insurance.
  • Federal Financing Programs
    Access financial assistance through ACOA, Farm Credit, IFInet, Trade Routes, BDC
  • International Agencies
    Access financial support through agencies such as African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation.
  • Provincial Financing Programs
    Some provinces offer financial support programs for exporters including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.