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Inclusive trade

Learn about the diversity of Canada’s exporters from various backgrounds. Read reports describing exporters’ realities and experience from under-represented enterprises.

State of Trade 2023: Inclusive Trade

State of Trade 2023 includes a special feature on inclusive trade, including a summary of the research by the Office of the Chief Economist.

Summary of "Closing the gender gap in exporting: identifying women’s exporting successes using firm-level data for Canada", a presentation at the WTO World Trade Congress on Gender (December 2022)

Examine role of gender in the export participation of Canadian SMEs.

Immigrant-led SME exporters

Explore the contribution of immigrant-led SMEs to Canada’s export performance.

Women-owned SMEs and trade barriers

Identify export trade barriers that affect women-owned enterprises.

Women-owned Exporting Small and Medium Enterprises: A Comparative and Descriptive Analysis

Learn how trade barriers affect women-owned SMEs’ participation in exporting.

Indigenous Peoples

Understand the experiences of Indigenous entrepreneurs in accessing international markets.

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