Import and Export Advisory Package

Service Description

Do you have a product that’s a great fit for international markets? Maybe you’ve identified a product gap in Canada that you can fill by importing from different countries? Meet one-on-one with an experienced international trade advisor and prepare your business for the international marketplace, whether you’re looking to expand your existing import/export business or start a new one.

Have an international trade advisor guide you through the processes and requirements for both importing and exporting.


  • Tax and duty rates

  • Tariff treatments and Harmonized System (HS) Codes

  • Restrictions, regulations, trade barriers

  • Labelling requirements

  • Means of payment, trade terms

  • Calculating costs of inspections, permits, warehousing

  • Import/Export account set-up and CRA number (optional)

  • Export paperwork

  • Discuss certificates of origin

  • Logistics and Incoterms

  • International Trade Agreements

  • How to work with a customs broker

These 60-minute sessions are booked in advance. You can attend in-person at Small Business BC’s Downtown Vancouver office, or via Skype/phone from anywhere in the province.

  • Price: $109.00
  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Subject: Import/Export
  • Language: English, Italian, Spanish
  • Stage of Business: Start-Up, Growing
This service may be taken in person or by phone
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