Services and Tools

Export and Import Controls

Are you looking to import goods to Canada or to export to another country? Find up-to-date information on controlled products and learn how to obtain the necessary permits and certificates.

Trade Commissioner Service

Get on-the-ground intelligence and practical advice about foreign markets to help you make better, timelier and cost-effective decisions in order to achieve your goals abroad.

Office of the Chief Economist

This is your source for the latest economic research, analysis and reports, as well as advice on international trade and economic issues. Learn about global, regional and sectoral trends and developments.

Canada's Trade Facts

Get the most up-to-date commercial information right here. National and provincial economic, investment and trade data are at your fingertips—formatted to fit your mobile device.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

The Government of Canada undertakes a variety of initiatives to help Canadian companies strengthen their CSR practices and maximize the benefits their investments can provide to those in host countries.

CSR Counsellor

Looking for advice or assistance in resolving disputes? Connect with the Office of the Extractive Sector CSR Counsellor today.

Trade Portfolio Partners

We work closely with our partners to promote Canadian economic interests abroad, helping Canadian firms that have researched and selected their target markets to meet their international business development objectives.

Business Women in International Trade (BWIT)

Provides access to valuable products, opportunities and resources supporting export-ready and export-active Canadian business women.


CanExport is a new program that increases the competitiveness of Canadian companies. It will provide up to $50 million over five years in direct financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Canada seeking to develop new export opportunities, particularly in high-growth priority markets and sectors.