CUSMA and small and medium-sized enterprises

Physical proximity and cultural alignment make North America a natural first international market for many Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Learn how to make the most of opportunities available for your business through the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), also known as the new NAFTA, and get access to resources that will smooth your path to this lucrative market.

Learn about benefits for SMEs

Discover how CUSMA sets your business up for success in North America.

Explore key changes from NAFTA to CUSMA

Find out how CUSMA maintains and provides new market access to the U.S. and Mexico.

Access tools and resources for businesses

Get resources to help your company succeed in North America, including CUSMA fact sheets, resources for exporters, and programs to support your global growth.

View SME-focused commitments

Review CUSMA’s chapters designed to complement the Agreement's commitments to increase trade and investment opportunities for SMEs.

Contact us

The Trade Commissioner Service can connect you with the right resources, provide help, and answer your questions about CUSMA.

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