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Export help for Canadian business women

Are you thinking about exporting or expanding into new international markets?

The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is here to help! Our knowledgeable staff will connect you to the right information, people and programs.

Establish your support network

The TCS provides on the ground support to Canadian companies through a network of trade commissioners located in markets worldwide.

We also partner with organizations across Canada to bring Canadian women-owned and women-led businesses like yours the support you need to succeed. Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada and other women’s groups are dedicated to helping your business grow. They can help you access:

Get ready to export

Are you ready to export? (Quiz)

Are you ready to go global? Take our short, confidential quiz to find out. You’ll get a score out of 15 and advice on where to find support.

Resources to help you prepare:

Federal business expansion tools and programs

Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)

Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC)

Global Business Opportunity Finder  Exclusive web application that allows you to filter and search for international bid opportunities in over 200 countries.

International Prime Contractor Service

Service to support you in accessing international government procurement markets through government to government contracting.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

Business Benefits Finder

Find the right programs and services for your company, whether you’re starting out or scaling up. 

World class market research

Make sure you have the market intelligence you need to make sound business decisions. These reports will enhance your understanding of the export markets by sector and location:

Benefit from Canada’s trade agreements

Free trade agreements level the playing field for Canadian business women. Learn more about Canada’s trade and investment agreements and how your business can benefit from them.

Did you know?

Canada, the United States and Mexico signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote women’s entrepreneurship and the growth of women-owned enterprises in North America. Under the MOU, the three countries will address barriers to women’s economic participation and strengthen collaboration on activities to promote women-owned businesses.

Find international contacts and buyers

Diversifying into new markets can give your business fresh opportunities for growth. Finding the right contacts can be a challenge. Here are some key steps you can take:

Connect with the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)

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