Getting Started

Getting Started

Can you take advantage of international trade? To compete in a global marketplace your goods and services have to be export ready. You need to be competitive in your current markets and have a solid business plan. This section will help you to assess your export readiness and develop your export strategy.

  • Step-by-Step Guide to Exporting
    A key resource for all Canadian exporters by Team Canada Inc.
  • Export Guides and Tools
    Guides by topic and region. Resources and tools to help you export your product or service.
  • Newsletters and Magazines
    Canadian and international publications on exporting and international trade.
  • Export Training Programs
    Courses and seminars about exporting to the USA and other global markets.
  • Sources of Assistance
    Export Development Corporation, International Trade Centres, Regional Resources, etc.
  • Assessing Your Export Readiness
    An interactive tool that will test your export readiness and identify priorities as you prepare your export plan.
  • Customs
    Information on customs regulations including HS codes and tariffs, export declarations and import/export account numbers.
  • Resources for Women and Aboriginal Entrepreneurs
    Targeted assistance and networking opportunities.