Reduce the risks of failure in international markets
Expanding into global markets can be fraught with challenges. After all, the risks can be staggering. But so can the rewards. Find out how one company is reducing the risks of international business expansion — with results to show for it.
Don't let your business get lost in translation
Are you planning the perfect pitch or entering into negotiations in a market whose language you don't speak? If so, you need an interpreter. An interpreter can be a valuable resource and a critical ally — when used properly. Read on to find out the dos and don'ts of working with one.
Tap Japan's R&D potential
Vancouver (June 17), Toronto (June 19), and Montreal (June 20, 2013) — Canadian companies in the R&D sector are invited to participate in the seminar Harnessing Japan's Innovation Power, which is designed to help Canadian companies to increase their R&D capacity.
Canada, Nigeria move toward investment agreement
Canada recently announced the conclusion of negotiations toward a Canada-Nigeria Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA). Nigeria is Canada's largest trading partner in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2011, Canadian direct investment in Nigeria totalled $36 million and is expected to grow as a result of this FIPA.
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