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Businesses hit the ground running in Singapore

An established economy and a hub of stability and influence in the burgeoning Asia-Pacific region, Singapore—with its fast-paced business climate—is an ideal gateway to Asia. Here's a look at why so many companies are "singing the praises" of Singapore.

An Economist’s View: Canada outperforms the U.S. in price competitiveness in the manufacturing sector

Canada's unit labour cost (ULC) in manufacturing has improved considerably in recent years compared to the United States, according to data published by The Conference Board, an independent American organization that measures labour costs in the United States relative to other countries.

Feeding the Caribbean market

Bridgetown, Barbados, March 13-15, 2017 — Canadian companies in the food and beverage industry are invited to participate at the Canadian Food and Beverage Showcase to present their products to Caribbean buyers. The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service will organize a business program for Canadian participants including networking opportunities and one-on-one business meetings. Register today.

Energize your business for Asian markets

Tokyo, Japan, March 1-3, 2017 — World Smart Energy Week is an international clean technologies and renewable energy trade show. The show will feature a wide range of cutting-edge products from various energy sub­sectors. The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service will host a Canada booth, business-to business meetings and an Export Café to support Canadian companies who will have an opportunity to interact with potential partners from across Asia. Register today.

December 8 webinar: Take a bite of the global food market

Join the upcoming free webinar hosted by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) and Export Development Canada, and learn where to find export opportunities in the global food market. Join us and discover how the TCS can help you expand into new markets. Register today.

Due diligence… what does it mean for your business?

Ottawa, Ontario, December 12, 2016 — Canadian companies are invited to attend a presentation and discussion on due diligence for responsible business conduct—including in supply chains. The event is organized by Canada’s National Contact Point (NCP) for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. Register today.