Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service
The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) provides strategic market information and market access solutions for Canadian companies looking to export, invest abroad, or develop innovation and R&D partnerships using our extensive network abroad and across Canada. The TCS also assists foreign companies planning to invest in Canada or current investors to expand their operations in Canada. Located in more than 150 cities worldwide and with regional offices across Canada, the TCS is ready to help you achieve international business success.
Get to know your Trade Commissioners responsible for Mozambique
The trade team – led by the Regional Senior Trade Commissioner, Alexandre Côté and Trade Commissioner Lurdes Magnelli at the High Commission of Canada in Maputo supports the efforts of Canadian companies who have selected Mozambique as a target market for their products and services.
Besides Mozambique, Alexandre Côté is responsible for Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Malawi and Swaziland, connecting you to a vast network of opportunities in the region.
Whether you are looking to export, invest, attract investment, or develop innovation and R&D partnerships in Mozambique, our trade commissioners are available when and where you need them. Please contact them or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Services offered by the Trade Commissioner Service
Maintaining an ongoing relationship with your Trade Commissioners is crucial to maximizing your global potential. They will develop a first-hand understanding of your business – whenever possible, by meeting with you in person or visiting your facilities. When a foreign buyer asks about a Canadian supplier of products or services, or a global opportunity arises, your Trade Commissioners will think of your organization and what it can offer.
We can also introduce you to contacts in other federal, provincial, or municipal government agencies or organizations depending on the nature of your request.
Tell us about your company. Be specific about your business needs. Your Trade Commissioners can help:
- Collect market intelligence and industry information
- Provide advice on implementing your market strategy
- Connect you with qualified public and private sector contacts
- Resolve business, investment or market-access problems
- Introduce you to our network of trade commissioners around the world
- Our service commitment to you
We understand the sensitivity of your business information and will hold it in the strictest possible confidence, outside of exceptional circumstances. However, certain information, including that related to the commission or possible commission of offenses under Canadian law, may be disclosed to law enforcement or other authorities.
Leading Opportunity Sectors
We serve Canadian clients in all sectors. Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:
Mining | Oil and Gas Equipment and Services | Electric Power Equipment and Services
Invest in Canada
With a highly educated workforce, low tax rates and unparalleled financial stability, Canada remains the best G-20 country in which to do business, according to both Forbes and Bloomberg. The Trade Commissioner Service can help you enter this profitable market through the provision of:
- Strategic market intelligence on your specific sector
- Pathfinding to key government contacts
- Site visit support
- Referrals to investment support professionals
- Advice on doing business in Canada; incentives, regulations and taxation
Export Development Canada – EDC provides financing to pay for the up-front costs associated with the production of a large export order, to expand into new markets or to respond to a buyer’s request for financing. EDC can also provide insurance, bonding, and credit profiles.
Business Development Bank of Canada – BDC provides Canadian businesses with flexible financing, affordable consulting services and venture capital. BDC works with entrepreneurs in all industries, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Canadian Commercial Corporation – Through its wide-ranging experience in delivering international contracting and procurement services to foreign government buyers, CCC ensures secure and transparent access to Canada’s export capabilities.