Success Stories

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring Canadians have access to markets across the world. See how companies like yours are benefiting from Canada's trade initiatives.


Chile Trade Deal Gives Quebec Firm Access to a “Golden Nugget”

A Quebec company credits the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement for its success in the South American market. The company says the agreement, coupled with Chile’s proactive approach to trade, is still giving it an edge in that market 15 years after the agreement was signed.

Colombia Trade Deal Gives Canadian Firms a Big Boost

The Canadian pork industry is one of many industries that is expected to benefit from the free trade agreement between Canada and Colombia.

Canadian SMEs More Competitive Under Canada-Costa Rica Trade Deal

Since Canada’s free trade agreement (FTA) with Costa Rica came into force in 2002, small and medium-sized enterprises have enjoyed new business opportunities in that country. The FTA has opened up markets that companies such as Ontario-based Covertech Fabricating Inc. would not have pursued otherwise.

Canada-Jordan Trade Deal a Boon to Calgary Firm

A Canadian firm is reaping the benefits of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Canada and Jordan, which came into force in October 2012. Calgary-based Evans Consoles Corporation has signed a contract with the Government of Jordan, and the FTA is making business easier and less costly.

Mexico: Your Other North American Partner

In 1994 business in Mexico changed forever. With the creation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Canada, the U.S. and Mexico became the world’s largest free trade area. Since then, companies in all three countries have been deepening their relationships in what many call the North American platform.

Trade Deal Helps Canada Goose Take Flight in Norway

Canada Goose, which manufactures and sells extreme-weather outerwear, is doing booming business in Norway thanks to the free trade agreement between Canada and the European Free Trade Association countries of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland that came into force in 2009.

Peru Trade Deal Gives Canadian Firm a Key Cost Advantage

A Saskatchewan firm credits the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement for giving it the edge it needs to stay competitive in a high-dollar economy.

Free Trade Helps Canadians Profit in Israel

Trade between Canada and Israel has more than doubled since the two countries signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in 1996. The FTA has helped companies such as Manitoba's MicroPilot, which benefits from the elimination of both tariff and non-tariff barriers.