S-GE Market Study: Canada – Energy Efficiency Study

The study deals in detail with the Canadian market for energy efficiency, which offers Swiss companies diverse and lucrative sales opportunities.

S-GE Market Study: Canada – Energy Efficiency Study
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Canada Food Guide: Government intends to renew guidelines for foodstuffs

Canada Food Guide: Government intends to renew guidelines for foodstuffs
The Canadian government has announced the revision of the "Canada Food Guide". A new, more comprehensive strategy will now also regulate the advertisement and labeling of foodstuffs. More…

Canada: Potential for Swiss know-how in green building sector

Canada: Potential for Swiss know-how in green building sector
Global Opportunities: In order to meet its Paris climate agreement targets, Canada’s government recently announced a nation-wide carbon pricing plan. In July 2016, the city of Vancouver in Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia adopted a new policy that will require zero emissions from new buildings by 2030. The province of Alberta just recently adopted changes to its building codes to make buildings more energy efficient that will go into effect in November 2016. These changes to policies and building codes in Western Canada offer tremendous potential for Swiss know how and products in the green building sector. More…

Wood construction in Canada: Swiss SMEs as providers of energy efficient products

Wood construction in Canada: Swiss SMEs as providers of energy efficient products
In times of global warming, also the construction industry is developing new environmental friendly ways for the construction of buildings. Bernhard Gafner is an expert in mass timber engineering and will talk about the opportunities for Swiss Cleantech SMEs that could provide their products and services in Canada. More…

Canada: Ontario’s climate action plan: An opportunity for Swiss innovators in Cleantech

Canada: Ontario’s climate action plan: An opportunity for Swiss innovators in Cleantech
In June 2016, the government of the province of Ontario announced an ambitious climate action plan. The provincial government of Ontario has earmarked up to CHF 6.2 billion for different action areas over the next five years. Among others, the goal of this action plan is to reduce the emissions of businesses and private homes and cars and trucks on the road.  More…

Canada’s organic sector - a highly attractive market for Swiss organic producers

Canada’s organic sector - a highly attractive market for Swiss organic producers
Over the last 10 years, organic food in Canada has grown in popularity. More than ever before, Canadians are interested in how their food is being produced and where it is coming from.  More…

Canada: Two major transportation projects worth CHF 7.1 billion create opportunities for Swiss providers of railway technology

Canada: Two major transportation projects worth CHF 7.1 billion create opportunities for Swiss providers of railway technology
Global Opportunities: Two major railway projects have recently been proposed: In April, the Caisse de Dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) announced a CHF 4.1 billion fully-automated electric light rail project for the Greater Montreal area that is planned to be running by 2020.   More…

What the TPP means for Swiss companies

What the TPP means for Swiss companies
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is in place. The free trade agreement has been signed. However, it is still awaiting ratification. What impact will the agreement between 12 Pacific Rim countries have on Swiss exporters? A study by S-GE sheds some light. More…

Canada: Spending in IoT solutions to grow from 5.6 to 21 bn. CAD by 2018

Canada: Spending in IoT solutions to grow from 5.6 to 21 bn. CAD by 2018
Global Opportunities: According to a study of IDC and Telus from 2014, Canada is in the early stages of maturity when it comes to Industrial IoT (IIoT), and according to a recent study from Accenture lags behind other countries, such as the US or Switzerland.  More…

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Country Information Canada

Country Information Canada
Useful addresses for Swiss companies who have dealings with Canada. Tips for everyday business and social life in Canada. Laws and regulations to be observed in trade with Canada. Overview of the major business sectors. More…

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Precision instruments, watches and jewellery317'215'216
Agricultural and forestry products, fishery207'852'906
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Precious metals, precious and semi-precious stones484'256'482
Machinery, units, electronics142'679'052
Chemicals and associated products110'483'281

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