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                                    International Corporate Compliance, LLC
                                                      March, 2009
                                                   Volume 1 Edition 1



About International Corporate Compliance                              The ICT manufacturing sub-sector remains the largest
LLC                                                                   spender on R&D, with an intended value of $2.95
                                                                      billion, or 49% of ICT sector spending and 19% of total
International Corporate Compliance LLC (IC2X)                         Canadian private sector R&D expenditures. Within this
specializes in export compliance consulting focusing                  sub-sector, the communications equipment industries
on the information technology sector. Paul Litton is the              account for $1.4 billion of intended R&D expenditures.
President of IC2X and previously published a                          ICT services sub-sector has experienced a substantial
newsletter by the same title while working for the US                 growth in R&D spending over the course of last several
Department of Commerce’s Information Technology                       years and 2007 intended value is $2.91 billion, or 48%
Team.                                                                 of ICT sector spending and 18% of total Canadian
                                                                      private sector R&D expenditures.
Canada, Your First ICT Market - The first issue
of this newsletter will focus on our neighbor to the                  The Canadian manufacturing sub-sector relies heavily
north, Canada, the largest export market for the United               on the export market. In fact, more than 70% of ICT
States, and what typically is about 10% of your overall               products manufactured in Canada are exported.
market.
                                                                      However, total ICT exports of goods in 2007, in
“About 30,300 companies comprise the Information                      comparison to 2006, decreased by 2.8% to a level of
and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector, of                      $22.6 billion, accounting for 5.0% of total Canadian
which 77% are in the software and computer services                   exports of goods.
industries and 11.3% in the wholesaling industries.
Within the software and computer services industries,                 Exports decreased the most in wired communications
over 93% of the companies specialize in computer                      equipment (-11.7%) and commercial and service
systems design services.                                              industry machinery (-6.7%). Still, combined these two
                                                                      groups accounted for 32% of all Canadian exports of
Revenues in the ICT sector grew by 4.7% in 2007. The                  ICT goods.
ICT services sub-sector grew by 5.5%, attributable to
the cable and satellite TV distribution (15.2%) and                   Shipments of ICT goods to the United States fell by
internet service providing (9.6%) industries. Despite                 0.9% in 2007 to $14.7 billion, accounting for 65% of
the large drop in computer and peripheral equipment (-                Canadian ICT goods exports. Shipments to the US
22%), the ICT manufacturing industries still                          have dropped noticeably since 2002, when they were
experienced modest growth (2.6%).                                     $16.6 billion, and represented 79% of Canadian ICT
                                                                      goods exports.
The ICT manufacturing sub-sector remains the largest
spender on R&D, with an intended value of $2.95                       Shipments to the Asia-Pacific region in 2007
billion, or 49% of ICT sector spending and 19% of total               decreased by 9.7% to a total of $2.7 billion or 12% of
Canadian private sector R&D expenditures. Within this                 Canada's exports of ICT goods (up from 8.7% in
sub-sector, the communications equipment industries                   2002). Exports to the European Union in 2007
account for $1.4 billion of intended R&D expenditures.                decreased by 6.5% to a total of $3.3 billion or 15% of
ICT services sub-sector has experienced a substantial                 Canada's exports (compared to 8.8% in 2002). “
growth in R&D spending over the course of last several
years and 2007 intended value is $2.91 billion, or 48%                Source: Industry Canada
of ICT sector spending and 18% of total Canadian
private sector R&D expenditures.



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                               Tel: (734) 657-8107 Email: Paul.Litton@ic2x.com URL: www.IC2X.com

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ICT Sectoral Overviews for Trade Partners                                      statistics and analysis on the Canadian ICT
and Investors                                                                  sector and its component industries.

The links below contain information on sub-sectors of                          Source: Industry Canada
Information and Communications Technologies in                        Revenues, 2005-2007
Canada. Discover Canadian ICT excellence. The
                                                                         Industry
future is here.                                                                      2005                 2006       2007
                                                                       ($'000,000)
       The Canadian Wireless Industry - Analysis,                    Software
                                                                                               6,358.3     6,272.7   6,400.0
        Positioning and Capabilities: 2006–2009                       Publishers
        This study provides a detailed analysis of the                Communications
                                                                                              44,073.1    46,353.2   49,660
        Canadian Wireless Industry covering present                   Services
        and future capabilities and performance.                      Data Processing,
                                                                      Hosting and              2,815.3     2,833.5    2,900
       ICT and Canada - Partner With a Digital                       Related Services
        Leader Come to Canada — take advantage of                     Computer
        business opportunities today by capitalizing on               Systems Design
        Canada's technology strengths.                                                        21,567.4    23,944.6   24,800
                                                                      and Related
                                                                      Services
       E-Health Technologies and Canada -
                                                                      Total ICT
        Innovation for Better Health Care                                                   74,814.1 79,404.0        83,760
                                                                      Services
        Canada's advanced e-health technologies
        provide the tools and techniques needed to
        deliver the highest quality of health care.                   Source Industry Canada

       Digital Media and Canada - Creating a Digital                           Title Canadian Imports
        Experience Canada has a worldwide                                               NAICS 33411 - Computer and
        reputation for expertise in digital media — and                 Industries
                                                                                       Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
        a remarkably successful track record. This
                                                                              Origin TOP 10 COUNTRIES
        strength extends into the development of
        exceptional content for all types of next                     Destination CANADA
        generation devices — PCs, consoles, wireless                         Period Latest 5 years
        and mobile devices — and even into the virtual                         Units Value in Thousands of U.S. Dollars
        world of online work and play!

       IT Security and Canada - Making the World
        More Secure Many corporations and
        Governments rely on Canada’s IT security
        companies for advanced applications in
        biometrics, cryptography and encryption,
        mobile authentication, cybersecurity, public
        safety, and product certification.

       Wireless and Canada - Connecting the World
        Canada continues to be at the forefront of
        developing innovative wireless technologies
        and applications.

       Key Wireless Technologies and Developing
        Trends
        This document describes some of the most
        prominent technologies and technological
        trends which are currently underway, and
        which will likely figure prominently in future.

       See also our Statistics, Analysis and Industry
        Profiles for comprehensive and evergreen

                            International Corporate Compliance, LLC, PO Box 744, Gardnerville, NV 89410
                               Tel: (734) 657-8107 Email: Paul.Litton@ic2x.com URL: www.IC2X.com

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          Title Canadian Imports                                     Major Canadian Importers                  in 2007
                 NAICS 33411 - Computer and                           Company Name       City                    Province Postal
 Industries                                                            (alphabetical                                2
                                                                                                                          Code 2
                Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
                                                                          order)
      Origin ALL COUNTRIES (Total)
                                                                     ACER AMERICA               San Jose        California
Destination Distribution by Province
                                                                     CORPORATION
      Period Latest 5 years
                                                                     APPLE CANADA INC Markham                   Ontario      L3R
          Units Value in U.S. Dollars                                                                                        5G2
                                                                     DELL CANADA INC. Toronto                   Ontario      M2H
                                                                                                                             3N5
                                                                     HEWLETT-PACKARD Mississauga Ontario                     L4W
                                                                     (CANADA) CO.                                            5G1
                                                                     HEWLETT-PACKARD
                                                                     (CANADA) CIE
                                                                     TOSHIBA OF                 Markham         Ontario      L3R
                                                                     CANADA LIMITED/                                         8H2



                                                                              Title Canadian Apparent Domestic Market
                                                                                      NAICS 33411 - Computer and
                                                                     Industries
                                                                                     Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
                                                                           Period Latest 5 years
                                                                              Units Value in Millions of U.S. Dollars




Are you trying to identify importers of
specific ICT products? The Canadian Importers
Database may be your answer. It’s searchable by 6-
digit Harmonized Schedule Number. Let’s assume
you’re interested in laptops (8471300000). Visit the
Canadian Importers Database, Click on the first icon
unless you wish to search by city. In option #2, enter
8471 and click on “Generate Report.” You’ll receive a
report as follows:

Product Selected: 847130 - PORTABLE
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING MACHINES, WT
<= 10 KG, WITH CPU, KEYBOARD AND DISPLAY
  Market Concentration Summary - All
            Canada (2007)
 Number       Value of    Cumulative
   of         Imports       % of
Importers     ($CDN)       Imports
                                                                     Are you looking to identify specific subsectors
     5         2,063,505,950       75.32
                                                                     within the computer service industry? Please click
    All       2,739,670,488       100.00                             on the following information furnished by Industry
                                                                     Canada:

                                                                              All Computer Service Companies

                           International Corporate Compliance, LLC, PO Box 744, Gardnerville, NV 89410
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       Consulting
                                                                                                               2008
                                                                           Leading US Exports to Canada
       Electronic Commerce Systems Development                                    HTS Number                In Actual
                                                                                                              Dollars
       Internet Systems Development
                                                                      847150 - PROCESSING UNITS OTHER      1,185,123,404
       Outsourcing                                                   THAN THOSE OF 8471.41 AND 8471.49,
                                                                      N.E.S.O.I.
       Service Bureau
                                                                      847330 - PARTS AND ACCESSORIES        660,333,621
       Support Services                                              FOR AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING
                                                                      MACHINES AND UNITS THEREOF,
       Systems Integration                                           MAGNETIC OR OPTICAL READERS,
                                                                      TRANSCRIBING MACHINES, ETC.,
                                                                      NESOI
       VAR (Value-Added Reseller)
                                                                      847170 - AUTOMATIC DATA               368,764,798
       Other Categories                                              PROCESSING STORAGE UNITS,
                                                                      N.E.S.O.I.
Trade Events                                                          847180 - AUTOMATIC DATA               243,047,831
                                                                      PROCESSING UNITS, N.E.S.O.I.
Note: There are literally hundreds of shows,
conferences, etc annually. We suggest that you do a                   847141 - ADP MACHINES COMPRISING      205,034,053
                                                                      IN SAME HOUSING AT LEAST A
careful analysis of what’s best for you. The Michigan
                                                                      CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT AND AN
District Export Council has published a handy guide to                INPUT AND OUTPUT UNIT, WHETHER
both identify and assess the best trade show. It’s                    OR NOT COMBINED, N.E.S.O.I.
located at: http://www.exportmichigan.biz/
                                                                      847149 - AUTOMATIC DATA               164,597,836
Massive Technology Show - Vancouver - Apr 1, 2009                     PROCESSING MACHINES AND UNITS
                                                                      THEREOF PRESENTED IN THE FORM
Vancouver Storage Networking 2009 - Apr 21, 2009                      OF SYSTEMS, N.E.S.O.I.
Calgary Storage Networking 2009 - Apr 23, 2009
Ottawa Storage Networking 2009 - Apr 28, 2009                         847130 - PORTABLE AUTOMATIC           126,615,872
                                                                      DATA PROCESSING MACHINES,
Montreal Storage Networking 2009 - Apr 30, 2009
                                                                      WEIGHT NOT MORE THAN 10 KG,
Toronto Storage Networking 2009 - May 5, 2009                         CONSISTING OF AT LEAST A
Massive Technology Show - Toronto - May 7, 2009                       CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT,
ProjectWorld Montreal - Jun 15 - Jun 18, 2009                         KEYBOARD & A DISPLAY

                                                                      847160 - AUTOMATIC DATA                98,057,373
For other dates, please visit http://www.tsnn.com/                    PROCESSING INPUT OR OUTPUT
                                                                      UNITS, WHETHER OR NOT
For more information on any of the Trade Events,                      CONTAINING STORAGE UNITS IN THE
please contact the nearest U.S. Department of                         SAME HOUSING, N.E.S.O.I.
Commerce Commercial Service office found at
                                                                      847190 - AUTOMATIC DATA                58,641,195
www.export.gov.
                                                                      PROCESSING UNTS THEREOF;
                                                                      MAGNETIC/OPTICAL READERS, MACH
Useful Websites                                                       FOR TRANSCRIBING DATA TO DATA
                                                                      MEDIA IN CODED FORM & MACH FOR
http://www.ic2x.com/Canada.htm - detailed information                 PROC DATA, NESOI
on the Canadian ICT markets including more than                       847110 - ANALOG OR HYBRID                          0
1000 information links on a wide variety of ICT related               AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING
topics.                                                               MACHINES

http://www.buyusainfo.net/ - access to 134 ICT related                                                     3,110,215,983
articles of varying lengths prepared by the US
Commercial Service Offices across Canada.



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                              Tel: (734) 657-8107 Email: Paul.Litton@ic2x.com URL: www.IC2X.com

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