Now is a great time to enter the global marketplace. Consumers worldwide choose Canadian brands because of our reputation for quality, value and customer service. In March 2017, Canada’s trade with countries other than the U.S. hit a record $31.2 billion, with exports up 11.4%.
While global opportunities may be ripening, you need to invest in research and time to find these opportunities, and to identify long-term potential.
As you build out your company’s strategy to break into exciting new markets, ask some of the following questions:
- Who are my competitors?
- Who are my customers?
- Which countries import products like mine?
Here are 6 places that will help you answer these questions and find opportunities to grow your business internationally.
Read on: https://ter.li/gut9my
Want to take your business global? Apply for the Canadian Export Challenge where you’ll get free access to pitch to win $1,000 at your 1-day accelerator in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax, or Vancouver; and be entered in to win an expense-paid trip to Ottawa to pitch to win $10,000 at Startup Canada Day on the Hill!
Learn more: startupcan.ca/canadian-export-challenge