Tag: Trade Winds

Finland and Canada: Few barriers to trade

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
Finland and Canada: Few barriers to trade

Finland and Canada are similar countries in many respects. We have cold winters and share the same values, such as gender equality, democracy and human rights, and are passionate about ice hockey. Finland and Canada see climate change as one of the most pressing issues to tackle. The climate is warming twice as fast in […]

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Kuwait: Turning to the private sector

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
Kuwait: Turning to the private sector

As a resource-rich country, Kuwait is diligently looking into steering the economy towards more private-sector activities, as well as exploiting other potential markets. Kuwait relies almost solely on its energy sector, with oil being the main product of export. In 2018, the nation sold approximately $79.2 billion worth of the commodity, which accounted for almost […]

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Lithuania: A gateway to EU market

| July 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
Lithuania: A gateway to EU market

What could a small European country by the Baltic Sea and a G7 country that’s more than 150 times larger and spans the Atlantic and Pacific oceans possibly have in common? Plenty, as it turns out, with innovation being one. But let’s start at the beginning. Lithuania and Canada have been close partners for decades […]

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Greece has a ‘steady entrepreneurial environment’

Greece has a ‘steady entrepreneurial environment’

In 2020, the resilience of all economies around the world was put to the test by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Greek economy was no exception. A swift and effective handling of the situation was mandatory to safeguard the trends of recovery after a long-lasting economic crisis in the country and to empower the national economy […]

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Sweden: From IKEA to hockey and beyond

| April 24, 2021 | 0 Comments
Sweden: From IKEA to hockey and beyond

Sweden, like Canada, is a country heavily dependent on international trade. In fact, every third job in Sweden relies on its trade with the rest of the world. Canada is an important and like-minded partner to Sweden, not only in our common pursuit of free, inclusive and fair trade. Canada is also an important partner […]

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Slovenia seeks FDI in renewable energy and ICT

| January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
Slovenia seeks FDI in renewable energy and ICT

As Slovenia and Canada look to build back after COVID-19, both countries put a premium on the environment, sustainability and digital innovation. These are all areas where we can find new opportunities. COVID taught us how important it is to have business partners who are reliable, who share a compatible business culture and who subscribe […]

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Hungary: Pharma, food, IT and vehicles trade

| January 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
Hungary: Pharma, food, IT and vehicles trade

Hungary is one of the fastest-growing economies in the European Union. The central European country’s GDP grew by five per cent in 2019. It has one of the highest trade-to-GDP ratios in the world, at approximately 83 per cent, according to the World Bank. This indicates a robust dependence on world trade. Hungary is a […]

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Time to build the Canada-Nigeria bridge

| October 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
Time to build the Canada-Nigeria bridge

This is the right time to build a viable and sustainable bridge between Canada and Nigeria, using global trade and investment as drivers. This bridge should enable Nigerian and Canadian companies to jointly develop and commercialize products and services that satisfy the needs of potential buyers around the world. Today, the Canada-Nigeria trade relationship is […]

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Canada-Venezuela: Preparing for trade

| October 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
Canada-Venezuela: Preparing for trade

Writing on trade between Venezuela and Canada may seem like an exercise of fiction. As such, we invite you to think in terms of scenarios, strategies and systems. Venezuela is now considered, for the most part, a failed state, with all the internationally recognized economic indexes pointing down. There’s hyperinflation. Domestic currency depreciated 8,034 per […]

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Lebanon: Where trade opportunities abound

| October 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
Lebanon: Where trade opportunities abound

Lebanon is strategically located at the intersection of Europe, Asia and Africa on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and is characterized by a free market economy with the most liberal investment climate in the Middle East region. Despite its challenging regional environment and the recent economic stress, the government recently announced a new […]

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