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TFG spoke to the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development to discuss the Canadian government’s role in international trade and supporting women in the workplace.
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Divides and discrimination within countries along the lines of race, ethnicity, gender and Indigenous identity have resulted in longstanding social, economic and political challenges.
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SMEs need to explore innovative financing options like trade credit insurance as they plan and prepare for the “new normal”.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2019 have been announced today by the FCI Secretary General at BCR’s 20th RFIX event
The global trading system is in disarray. Global economic growth is slowing, half the G20 are now operating under openly protectionist agendas, and tensions between China and the United States remain high – despite faint promise of a truce earlier this year. But over in the UK, all of this is overshadowed by the continuing dispute over Brexit. The nation is bitterly divided, and we are fast approaching what could constitute a national crisis.