Export Advisory

Service Description

Once you’ve established a domestic market for your product, one effective avenue for growth is to explore international markets. Identifying a gap in a market outside BC or Canada is the first step, getting advice on how to develop your export strategy plan with our International Trade Advisor is the next.

This hour-long consultation will help prepare you to understand the potential for your products in the international marketplace and is suitable for companies looking to expand an existing export business or start a new one.

Please Note: This service is currently unavailable. We will update this page with further information when it’s available. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


  • Considerations for getting your business export ready

  • Step by step processes and guidance

  • Understanding the importance of researching the market you want to enter

  • Discussion of tax and duty rates

  • Importance of tariff treatments and Harmonized System (HS) Codes

  • Pathfinding for learning about restrictions, regulations, trade barriers

Service Offered By

These 60-minute sessions are booked in advance on a first come, first served basis.

Due to high demand, please be advised the first availability for booking an Import or Export advisory appointment will be 6-8 weeks. We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience this may cause.

Small Business BC’s advisory services are delivered online via Zoom, or over the phone. For instructions on how to optimize your Zoom setup, click here.

  • Price: $129.00
  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Subject: Import/Export
  • Language: English
  • Stage of Business: Start-Up, Growing
This service may be taken by phone or video call
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