Author: Sandra Light

Part one of my blog explained some international trade terms. This blog explains a few more terms used in export and import. HS code: It stands for Harmonized System code. HS code is maintained by the World Customs Organization (WCO), an independent intergovernmental organization with over 160 member countries, based in Brussels, Belgium. It is […]

Do you feel confused by the commonly used terms of international Trade? Below are simple explanations to some of the frequently used trade terms. Incoterms®: Incoterms® or International Commercial Terms are a set of rules which define the responsibilities of sellers and buyers for the delivery of goods under sales contracts for domestic and international […]

Emerging markets in Asia offer immense business growth opportunities. Though United States receives the bulk of Canadian exports, Asian markets can open new doors for your international business. You can benefit immensely from the Canada – South Korea Free Trade Agreement which came into force since January this year. Here is how you can benefit […]

You don’t need to be a big company to import or export—just be prepared so you can avoid costly mistakes. This will make your customers happy and your business transactions more seamless. Canada has Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with more than 10 countries, which help Canadian products stay competitive in the international marketplace through the […]