International Gateway

Desjardins International Gateway is a solution designed to facilitate international growth in any sector.

The real value of the service lies in a solid network of partners operating for 30 years across 5 continents.

EDC tools and expertise are also available to help Desjardins members boost their exports. Learn more about EDC - External link. This link will open in a new window..

Successful growth overseas means identifying the right markets.

Experts help you select the most attractive markets in your sector so you can get off to the right start.

Multi-country analysis

This service offers comparative analysis of business opportunities and points of entry, making it easier for you to target a priority market and to refine your needs.

Business market analysis

Use the local expertise to identify potential distribution methods, test your product positioning, be prepared for the competition and adapt your product offer as needed.

Once you have selected your key market(s), 2 options are available to you: you can find local partners or establish a presence in the area.

We can help you do both.

Selecting partners

Assistance will be provided to help you decide just what type of partners you want—commercial, industrial or investment.

Receive on-site support from local network partners during your negotiations.

Setting up industrial or commercial operations

Local experts with extensive market knowledge are on the ground to help you get set up.

Your plan will be supported by a local infrastructure that will help you make the most out of your location, understand local laws and regulations and recruit reliable partners.

Do you want to revise your purchasing strategy, diversify sourcing around the globe or develop and pursue a partnership with an industrial sub-contractor?

Thanks to in-depth research completed by local experts, we provide you with the proper tools that will help you make the right decisions and set up your operations at every step of the way by:

  • finding key partners and establishing project specifications
  • explaining the local business environment and supervising tender bids
  • providing advice and support

An international network of partners

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Contact your account manager directly.

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