Canada – Colombia Free Trade Agreement

The free trade agreement, which passed in June 2010 between Canada and Columbia, will come into effect this summer on August 15, 2011. So what does this mean for Canadian businesses?

Quick Tips for Exporting Logs

BC’s forest product exports totaled $926 million in March 2011, an increase of 22.3 percent from March 2010. With such a large dependency on this industry, it is important to know what is required when exporting forest products.

Understanding Incoterms 2010

Significant changes were made to the Incoterms 2010 earlier this year by the International Chamber of Commerce. Find out how these changes affect your import business in BC.

Enter Offshore Manufacturing With Your Eyes Open

Offshore manufacturing is a common strategy to reduce costs, but make sure you carefully research this option before you jump in.

Top 5 Tips to Import Wisely

You want to import products from other countries, but where you do begin? Here are some tips to help make the import process easier for you.

Top 5 Tips to be Export Ready

It’s not simply enough to want to sell your products internationally; you should also be prepared for this new business venture.

How to Exit Your Import Business

Are you looking to exit your import business? Find out about your legal obligations when winding up your import business and who you should contact regarding your import accounts.

How to Work with Offshore Manufacturers

Moving to offshore manufacturing requires careful consideration and research. Determine if importing your products is right for your company.

How to Finance Your Growing Export Business

Are you looking for financial assistance to help expand your export business into new markets? Find out about the programs and associations which offer financial assistance to support and to promote exporting.