Trade confidence plunges, pandemic drives EDC index to an all time low
Almost three-quarters of survey respondents said the pandemic has had a negative impact on their sales.
EDC predicts 20% drop in exports before rebounding in 2021
Automotive, aerospace and energy big contributors to the 2020 drop.
Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later
Business Development Bank of Canada and EDC are getting the terms of the loan programs together.
More financial support for businesses navigating COVID-19 crisis
Expanded Business Credit Availability Program supported by Export Development Canada.
Scotiabank launches EDC Business Credit Availability Program
The EDC BCAP is structured as a one-year operating credit or cash flow term loan of up to $6.25 million, with 80% guaranteed by EDC
Doing business in the time of COVID-19: EDC
The challenge to the global economy and Canadian exporters depends on the severity and longevity of COVID-19.
EDC invests $10M into manufacturer of wastewater technology
APG-Neuros’ high-speed wastewater turbo blowers reduce energy consumption.
EDC regrets US$41M loan to back Bombardier sale to Zuma allies
Money helped the Gupta family, closely connected to former South African president, who face corruption charges.
Conservatives, if elected, would work to restore ties with Saudi Arabia
Would focus on improving commercial ties and by offering more aid, development and refugee support in the Gulf region.
EDC loans cleantech firm $5.9M to help drive its growth
Geosynthetics market worth more than $260 billion by 2023 fuelled by growing number of infrastructure projects in developing economies.
EDC chief economist Peter Hall headlining EMC conference
Keynote at Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium’s event will detail the the Crown agency’s Global Export Forecast.
New EDC human rights policy lacks power, say workers and watchdogs
Nothing in the new policy is compulsory or binding on the agency or any of its corporate clients.
EDC investigating claim it backed SNC-Lavalin on corrupt Angola deal [UPDATED]
Crown agency said it would have never knowingly taken part in any deal involving bribery or corruption.
EDC webinar helps you connect with new export customers
Industry experts will provide insight, tools and tips on how to connect with the resources you need.
New policy says Export Development Canada is off coal investment
It means no funding for any international project that involves thermal coal.
Women-owned businesses generate $68,000 less revenue than men’s: survey
Lack of access to capital is one of the biggest challenges for women entrepreneurs.
No quick fix for Canadian trade diversification
Most exporters are small with few resources for capacity building or market expansion.
Federal auditor’s report flags assessment risks at EDC
Crown Corp. has yet to implement a framework first recommended in a 2009 audit.
One year since new softwood duties, Canadian industry doing fine
Predictions of widespread job loss and mill closures haven’t materialized.
New development finance institution will target poorest countries: Lamontagne
But traditional aid agencies say investors won’t have the stomach to invest in war-torn, disaster-ridden countries.
EDC boosts green bonds
$300 million supports cleantech development.
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Auto sector revival
There are signs of life for investment.
Mind the curve
There are new challenges, but automotive opportunities are plentiful.