What To Do After Returning from a Tradeshow

“You’re travelling abroad for business. You discuss. You shake hands. Then you return home and get busy. You must follow-up.” Mr. Sukesh Kumar, Partner and National Leader of India Practice in Canada at KPMG LLP International business travel is a great way to investigate new markets and opportunities, but if […]

Could the Falling Loonie Help Expand Your Business?

The decline of the Canadian dollar has been a mixed blessing for the small business community. While those who import goods from the US or have US service providers, the news is not so welcomed. But, the bad conversion rate also means local consumers tend to stay home and purchase locally, finding that their dollar no longer goes as far, over the border. This benefits the tourism industry too, not only with Canadians wanting to vacation in their homeland, but with US customers finally returning to our shores after a long drought because of the bad conversion.

Import/Export Advisory and Registration Packages

Choose between a focused Import and Export Advisory Service or Guided Business Registration, Name Approval and Import and Export Advisory Service Package to prepare your business for the international market place.

BC Import/Export Guide

The BC Import/Export Guide introduces you to the information that is available to help you navigate the exciting world of international trade.

Thinking of Opening an Online Shop? How a Customs Broker Can Help

E-commerce has broken down barriers and made it easier for consumers to shop around and find the right product, at the right price. More and more, it feels like a store’s actual location means less and less. When you shop online, you can compare prices and shipping rates quickly and […]

Import Duties Raised for 72 Countries

On January 1, 2015, the federal government eliminated preferential duty rates on imports from 72 countries. It is a topic that hasn’t been widely discussed beyond the trade community. So, how will it affect your business? Let’s start off by discussing what it is and why these countries have been removed.

International Business Travel: 6 Steps to Stay Ahead of Your Competitors

In a time when electronic devices do much of our communicating for us, there’s something to be said for face-to-face interaction. That’s why trade missions are so important. Here are six key things to do before you pack your bags.

Make the Most of Your Relationship with Your Customs Broker

Efficient, compliant customs processes are the key to getting your goods across the border as quickly as possible. Your customs broker has the knowledge, experience and expertise to ensure your goods clear customs without delay. Here are four ways to make your relationship a long and successful one.