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About Trade and Invest BC

Trade and Invest B.C. works with international enterprises to help them build strong links to the resources, skills and businesses that make British Columbia (B.C.) an attractive place to work, live and invest.

We support international businesses and investors who want to do business in B.C. by pairing sellers with buyers, investors with opportunities, and companies with talented employees, whether they’re selling products or services to the people of B.C. or working with our local communities to export products worldwide.

Our experienced and educated team of trade and investment professionals have access to a global network of representatives in China, Japan, Korea, SE Asia, India, Europe, and the United States.

How We Help

  • Assist in commercial location identification and site selection.
  • Provide information on transportation infrastructure and logistics gateways.
  • Offer introductions to sector associations, industries and provide cluster insight.
  • Facilitate understanding and solutions for talent, skilled workforce and labour mobility
  • Facilitate engagement with professional advisors on legal, compliance and tax matters
  • Help navigating and offering referrals within government agencies on First Nations, business and regulatory processes.
  • Identify high potential investment opportunities and offer industry insight.
  • Introductions to sector associations and local industry contacts.
  • Introductions to companies seeking investments to expand.
  • Provide knowledge on local innovation hubs and connections to entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • Introductions to local venture capital networks.
  • Assist in navigating government export programs and financial supports.
  • Advice and coaching in international expansion and exporter development.
  • Support Team BC missions and trade events.
  • Match buyers and sellers in local and foreign markets.
  • Provide insight on trade agreements and barriers.
  • Introductions to trade representatives in foreign markets.
  • Market entry assistance in international markets.

Trade & Invest BC Brochures

Interested in reading more about Trade & Invest BC? Visit our brochures page and access a range of digital brochures with topics ranging from Sector profiles, Free Trade Agreements and B.C. Advantages, in a range of languages.

Additional Resources About British Columbia

Immigrating to B.C.
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Visiting B.C.
Much of B.C.’s global awareness as a destination is due to the work of the skilled professionals at Destination BC. HelloBC is your starting point for planning your next visit to B.C. and a spectacular vacation.

Studying in B.C.
B.C.’s globally recognized post-secondary institutions are rich with academic excellence, professional skills training, and artistic pursuits. Learn more about studying in B.C.

Global Network

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