Author: Alpana Sharma

I’ve been in international trade for over a decade, both as a business owner shipping goods and as an advisor, assisting women entrepreneurs. In the pre-pandemic world, in-person meetings and […]

Immigrant-owned businesses have a positive impact on international trade.  They are key drivers for innovation, economic growth, and can play a crucial role in Canada’s successful export story. Immigrants also […]

If you are an exporter or thinking of exporting to the United States of America(USA), you may have heard of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) which came into effect on […]

Blog post - Vancouver Plays Host to Germany: Trade Mission Recap

When a group of dynamic women entrepreneurs come together for a day of networking, learning and connections, wonderful things can happen. On September 14-20, Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada helped […]

Once you are export ready you can decide how you want to enter a new market. Let us evaluate how an agent or distributor can help with exports. Agents: Agents […]

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Did you know that a newly-launched trade deal with the Asia-Pacific region, will allow Canadian exporters access to almost 500 million consumers in 11 countries? Notebook in hand, on February […]

Considering business growth options in 2019? You can boost your business through exports. If you are selling just to the domestic market, you are limiting your growth potential. In 2016, […]

Planning to export? Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) can open doors of opportunities for you. They make flow of goods and services across international borders smooth and easy. What is the […]

A song, a dance and inspiring personal stories! Stories of turning weaknesses into strengths, getting empowered, setting audacious goals, and overcoming barriers to reach those goals. This was my experience […]