FAQ 7: Exporting Your Product?
Are you interested in finding new markets for your products or services? Exporting your products to markets outside Canada can help you to increase sales and grow your business. Exporting can help you to expand your market and sales but it is not without risks. Together with its community partners, provincial and federal government programs, SCOR can help provide you with information and expertise to help you navigate the world of exporting.
Who Can Help?
SCOR Business Development Officer
The first step you should take is to contact our SCOR Business Development Officer. SCOR will be able to help get you started and point you in the right direction. All of our resources are available to you. Just contact us at: SCOR Economic Development Office.
Local Economic Development Offices
Economic Development Offices within the SCOR Region can also be of assistance. Your local EDO is a great resource for information on what you need to know about exporting your product to markets outside Canada. Furthermore, they can also help direct you to other exporting information including Ontario Government and Government of Canada program and service information that will be of assistance to you and your business.
Please contact your local EDO and they would be pleased to assist you:
Other Sources of Exporting Information
When it comes to exporting your product, there are a number of Ontario Government and Government of Canada programs, services and agencies that can help provide you with the exporting information and tools that you require. They have information on rules and regulations which may exist relative to exports to other countries, border crossing procedures, customs and shipping requirements, export financing and insurance, amongst other matters.
The following organizations can provide you with program information and business services that may be of assistance to you:
- COBSC – “Starting to Export”
- BDC – “Export Planning”
- Canada Border Services Agency – “Step-By-Step Guide to Exporting Goods From Canada”
- Industry Canada – “Trade Data On-line”
- Export Development Canada (EDC)
- Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters – Ontario
- Other Organizations that can help you export, please enter “Ontario” in the space provided
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