Canadian Government Sites
The Government of Canada offers information and services to help companies do business with Canada. The Canadian Government can match your product, service, or technology needs with appropriate Canadian sources, help you expand your business in Canada, and provide information to help plan your travels to Canada. Click here to visit the Canadian Embassy Website.
The Embassy of Canada in Berlin suggests the following websites.
- Invest in Canada
Whether you are considering business expansion or new North American investment opportunities, Canada should be top of mind as your investment destination of choice.
- Competitive Advantages of Canada
When a country has as much to offer as Canada , it’s impossible to pinpoint a single reason to invest in one of the most dynamic economies in the world. Canada boasts multiple advantages and unparalleled potential — a place where businesses can achieve excellence on a global scale.
- Industry Sectors
Canada excels in multiple sectors, as diverse as our vast country. As one of the world’s most competitive investment locations —with regional clusters of industrial excellence and indispensable connections to global value chains—Canada has clear advantages for the sophisticated investor seeking new opportunities. Canada has created a unique business environment that allows companies to grow on
the world stage. To attract the best and brightest, Canada has focused its policies, business incentives and university support around key industries.
- Establishing a Business
Are you a non-Canadian thinking of setting up a business in Canada? Or are you a business owner interested in global expansion? This section will provide you with an overview of the opportunities in Canada and the related legal and tax requirements.
- Explore Canada’s Regions
Whatever your business interests, you’ll find all this and more in one of Canada’s diverse regions, which offer a wealth of investment opportunities in every sector in every corner of the country.
Includes reports, sectors, success stories, brochures, fact sheets, presentations, and more.
- Export and Import Controls
The Trade Controls & Technical Barriers Bureau (TID) is responsible for administering the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA) which was first enacted in 1947. The EIPA delegates to the Minister of Foreign Affairs wide discretionary powers to control the flow of goods contained in specified lists provided for under the Act.
- Canada’s trade negotiations and agreements
This includes NAFTA, Air Transport Agreements, and the Canada, European Union Trade Agreement.
Other sites worth taking a look at include:
- German Canadian Business & Trade Directory
A member of the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
Here you can download the pdf for the Declaration in support of a Canada-EU Trade and Investment Agreement.
Information magazine for all those interested in Canada.
- Canada Journal Online
Online directory of travel and business in Canada
Source of free and paid information on the economy, business practices, routes to market and changes in 80 countries, including Germany and Canada.
Canadian Government Websites
- Government of Canada
Main access point to all websites of the Government of Canada.
- Links to the primary websites of Government of Canada Departments, Agencies and Crown Corporations
A comprehensive list that includes links to websites maintained by organizations for which various Departments and Agencies are responsible.
- The Canadian Economy at a Glance
One-stop guide to the national economy of Canada including statistics, as well as links to economic information from Canadian government websites.
- Taxation Agreement Between Canada and Germany
Agreement Between Canada and the Federal Republic of Germany for the Avoidance of Double Taxation With Respect to Taxes on Income and Certain Other Taxes, the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion, and Assistance in Tax Matters.
- Industry Canada’s Strategis Website
Business, Industry, Commercial and Consumer information and statistics from Industry Canada.
- Statistics Canada
Statistics profiling Canada’s business, economy and society.
- Team Canada Trade webpage
Led by the Prime Minister, the Minister for International Trade, provincial premiers and territorial government leaders, Team Canada missions are a unique partnership
in Canada’s international business development efforts to increase trade and create jobs and growth in Canada.
- The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
The CBSA brings together all the major players involved in facilitating legitimate cross-border traffic and supporting economic development. It is a good source
of tariff information and official forms to download for exporters to Canada.