According to the Survey on Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises , SME exporters are defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees and less than $50 million in annual revenues that sold any value of goods or services outside of Canada during the survey period (2004 or 2007).

Data from the Survey on Financing and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises
, 2014, which captures exports of both goods and services, show that 11.8
percent (73,000) of SMEs exported in 2014. The percentage of small businesses
that export is less …

Exporting. Would you like to explore new markets for your products or services?
Exporting is one way to increase sales and grow your business. While the
rewards of exporting can be great, it is not without risks. Learn the basics, do your
research, and stay informed. These are the best ways to improve your chances of

Starting to export. Are you thinking about selling to international markets?
Exporting can be a rewarding activity, but it should not be entered into lightly.
Find out if you are ready and learn the basics of the export process before you
take your business abroad. This information can help you prepare and stay well

Mar 31, 2017 Are you looking to export goods from Canada to international markets? Let Small
Business BC help guide you through the process with our Guide to Exporting
Goods from Canada. From creating a business plan to researching your target
market, from understanding the laws and regulations to knowing the …

Jan 31, 2017 The U.S. Commercial Service in Canada offers assistance to U.S. businesses
wishing to export goods and services to Canada. Our offices are dedicated to
assisting U.S. commercial interests in Canada and are part of a global network
which spans more than 80 countries and 100 U.S. cities. The U.S. …

Small businesses created around 100,000 jobs each year on average. SMEs
represent 54.2% of the economic output produced by the business sector (in
2005). 90% of exporting companies have fewer than 100 employees, but
produce 25% of the total value of Canadian exports. The largest number of SMEs
are in the …

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