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September 04, 2020 00:28:49
Episode 20: The B2B Pay Delay - COVID-19's Impact

Episode 20: The B2B Pay Delay - COVID-19's Impact

Transcript Every year Atradius releases a Payment Practices Barometer survey which shows the international behaviours for payment practices in countries around the world. This year’s findings, released in early July, show the impact thus far of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though it will take time to determine the full impact of the pandemic on the Canadian economy the survey’s initial findings show “Canadian GDP contracting in the first half of 2020” and a rise in “the value of B2B sales made on credit” compared to last year. However, the majority of businesses in the country are expecting sales and profits to grow. On this episode of the TradeSecurely Podcast Chris Short the Country Manager for Atradius Canada provides a breakdown of the findings and an overview of how the Canadian economy has faired since July. ...

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April 16, 2020 00:28:55
Episode 19: An Economic Update: The Impact of COVID-19

Episode 19: An Economic Update: The Impact of COVID-19

Taking in all the information related to the impact of COVID-19 is like trying to drink from a fire hose. From the impact on the global economy to what it means for Canadian business and Canadian individuals, it is a lot to take in and sift through. Janet Eastman's guest on this episode of TradeSecurely is Dan North, Senior Economist at Euler Hermes North America. He outlines what is happening economically in the both the US and Canada, what we can expect in the coming months and he shines a light on the path forward. Transcript ...

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March 26, 2020 00:21:59
Episode 18: The Evolving Economic Impact of COVID-19

Episode 18: The Evolving Economic Impact of COVID-19

March 26, 2020 - Ruben Nizard, Coface economist for the North America region provides an economic overview of the impact COVID-19 is having on Canada and the world. He discusses the current global situation, the triple shock that will impact the Canadian economy, what we can learn from China and what we can expect on the other side of COVID-19. ...

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March 26, 2020 00:01:40
Promo 18: The Evolving Economic Impact of COVID-19

Promo 18: The Evolving Economic Impact of COVID-19

March 26, 2020 - Ruben Nizard, Coface economist for the North America region provides an economic overview of the impact COVID-19 is having on Canada and the world. He discusses the current global situation, the triple shock that will impact the Canadian economy, what we can learn from China and what we can expect on the other side of COVID-19. Listen to the full show here ...

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March 11, 2020 00:15:59
Episode 17: Patient, Minority Growth Capital for Canadian Companies

Episode 17: Patient, Minority Growth Capital for Canadian Companies

Funding business growth and expansion can be a challenge for Canadian entrepreneurs because accessing the necessary external capital can lead to losing control of the company.  To address this challenge an evergreen fund with capital commitments of up to $1B was establish in 2018. The Canadian Business Growth Fund is backed by Canadian banks and insurance companies and its mandate is to provide long-term, patient, minority capital to mid-market businesses for growth and expansion.  This month on the TradeSecurely podcast Janet Eastman talks to Karoline Elkind, the CFO of the Canadian Business Growth Fund (CBGF). ...

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March 05, 2020 00:01:20
Promo 17: Patient, Minority Growth Capital for Canadian Companies

Promo 17: Patient, Minority Growth Capital for Canadian Companies

In the past Canadian entrepreneurs have found it hard to find the necessary capital to fund growth while still maintaining control of their company. Now there is a Canadian fund that can support them. This month on TradeSecurely Janet Eastman talks to Karoline Elkind, the CFO of the Canadian Business Growth Fund about the fund and their investment criteria. Full show coming on March 15. ...

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