Exporting to Ghana

Author :

David J. Sharp, Ken Mark

Pages :

4

Product Type :

Case

Reference # :

9B05B006

Teaching Note :

8B05B06

Institute:

Ivey Publishing

Setting:

Canada/Africa, Small

Year:

2001

Keywords:

Uncertainty; Risk Analysis; Forestry; Exports, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, International, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

Summary/Abstract:

A loan assessment officer at Export Development Canada is evaluating a proposed deal involving the export of refurbished machines used in the forestry industry. He must decide whether Export Development Corporation should extend loans to a foreign firm that is interested in purchasing from a Canadian supplier. Issues include international business risk and the role of an export development agency in facilitating a country's exports.