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Exporter Solutions connects you to the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) and its network of trade experts located in more than 160 cities across Canada and around the world.
The TCS is committed to supporting Canadian companies that have meaningful economic ties to Canada, the potential to contribute significantly to Canada’s economic growth, and the capacity and commitment to internationalization. We help qualified companies to:
- prepare for international markets
- assess potential markets
- find qualified contacts
- resolve business problems
If your needs fall outside the support we can provide, we will connect you with one of our export support partners or specialized service providers to ensure that you get the help you need.
How we can help
We offer direct assistance from our Trade Commissioners and advice for a wide range of export and international-business related topics.
Address urgent situations
If you are an existing exporter facing an urgent, business-critical situation in an international market, connect with a Trade Commissioner in our global network to get help within one business day:
Learn how to handle and avoid exporting problems
If you are planning to export for the first time, enter a new international market, or are just looking to sharpen your exporting knowledge, you can benefit from the experience of the TCS with the following self-service options. Browse at your own pace through a range of topics to explore challenges you may be facing, or to proactively work through potential situations that may arise in your export journey.
Browse topics to troubleshoot a situation, or choose one of the following common situations to learn more:
- Wrong forms or customs declarations
- Shipping difficulties
- Storage and warehousing concerns
- Intellectual property rights
- Problems with local partners
- Confusing or unfair business practices
- Overdue accounts receivable
- Local content requirements
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