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International Business Development

International Business Development encourages, promotes and financially supports Newfoundland and Labrador firms that seek to explore new markets or expand their presence in international markets.

Through a suite of programs and services, our team of international trade professionals works with clients to increase global competitiveness, minimize market expansion risks, diversify and expand export opportunities and help increase the value and volume of Newfoundland and Labrador goods internationally.

The IBD team works closely with clients and industry associations to identify relevant markets and align existing programs and services to meet the needs of clients to successfully access those markets.

Current markets that we support include:

  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
  • Latin America and Caribbean
    • Panama
    • Brazil
    • Costa Rica
  • United States
    • Washington
    • Southeast
    • Midwest
  • Western Europe
    • Ireland
    • United Kingdom
    • Iceland
    • Greenland

Additional Markets of interest:

  • Barbados
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Singapore
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Turkey

Programs and Services

  • Beyond Your Backyard Export-Readiness Program
  • Business Development Missions
  • Business Development Support Program
  • Client Counselling
  • Outreach
  • Trade Logistics
  • Trade Policy



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