International Trade Portfolio Partner
The Government of Canada’s International Trade Portfolio includes CCC, Global Affairs Canada and Export Development Canada (EDC). CCC consistently leverages a whole-of-government approach to international trade by collaborating with its International Trade Portfolio partners and other key government partners to deliver greater support and value to Canadian exporters.
Working Together: About EDC
EDC is Canada’s export credit agency. EDC provides insurance and financial services, bonding products and small business solutions to Canadian exporters and investors and their international buyers. EDC also support Canadian direct investment abroad and investment into Canada. Much of their business is done in partnership with other financial institutions and through collaboration with the government of Canada.
EDC is a self-financing, Crown corporation that operates at arm’s length from the Government. EDC is committed to the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Its rigorous due diligence requirements ensures that all projects and transactions are supported financially, environmentally and socially responsible.