11 January 2016

New Export Help Program for Canadian SMEs


The Government of Canada is launching CanExport, a new program to help SMEs create new export opportunities in global markets.

With a budget of $50 million over five years, the program will provide direct financial support ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 for many export marketing activities, including:

– Business travel to target markets

– Participation in trade fairs and trade missions

– Adaptation of marketing tools for penetrating a new market

– Legal costs related to distribution and agency agreements

– Market research

To participate, companies must have fewer than 250 employees and an annual income in Canada ranging from $200,000 to $50M.

» Online application

CanExport is administered by Global Affairs Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).

Source: Government of Canada


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