The Notley government is introducing a package of programs aimed at supporting provincial companies looking to export to new markets.
Trade Minister Deron Bilous says the Alberta Export Expansion Package is for small and medium sized businesses.
“With the Export Support Fund, eligible Alberta companies will get money to ease the costs of exporting to new international markets.
“The Global Buyers and Investors Program will help export-ready companies connect with international investors by bringing business delegations to the province.
“The Export Readiness Program will familiarize Alberta SMEs with the ins and outs of exporting and enhance their readiness for the export market.”
The province will provide up tp $9 million over three years to the programs. (Export Support Fund, Global Buyers and Investment Program, and Export Readiness Program).
The programs will be available as of October 1st.