Canada is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. In terms of nominal GDP, it ranked 9th in 2021 with the equivalent of 1.99 trillion US dollars. The size of the Canadian market is also manageable, making it the ideal entry market in North America. In addition to this, average price levels are high and, thanks to the bilingualism of eastern Canada, the country has cultural similarities with Switzerland. For Swiss companies, Canada is a dynamic market with a lot of potential from which hey can build and manage a strong e-commerce presence in North America.
How to do business
Are you considering entering the Canadian market? Are you already active in the Canadian market and need tips, advice or support with your next steps? Do you have technical or regulatory questions? Would you like to know about the state of the Canadian economy and how Swiss-Canadian commercial relations have been developing?
In this section we provide you with guides, checklists and background information on doing business in Canada - specifically for Swiss SMEs and start-ups.
Discover your individual sales potential in Canada
Analyse a wide range of data and compare Canada to other countries - specifically for your products!
Find opportunities for your business in Canada
Our database is fed by our global network, tender platforms and a wide range of other sources
Events and Trade Fairs
Especially for SMEs it is important to feel a new market to really understand its potential fit. Our business trips and events take you to the country and our events - webinars or in-person - in Switzerland allow you to exchange with experts and peers and leverage our network for your growth.
Relevant news for Swiss firms
Testimonials from Swiss entrepreneurs on the challenges of entering the Canadian market and their recommendations to overcome them.