Word from the president

Carole Doussin

Welcome to the Quebec International Trade website.

Quebec International Trade is the largest network of market development experts in Quebec. Bringing together regional export promotion organizations from across the province (ORPEX), our network includes 65 international trade commissioners and consultants offering expert advice to Quebec SMEs intent on capturing foreign markets.

Mandated by the governments of Québec and Canada, all the ORPEX offer customized and proximity services at a reasonable cost to help businesses implement the best international trade practices to develop new markets. Every year, more than 2300 SMEs from various sectors of activity call upon our services.

Our experts are available to guide you through your market diversification process, whether your business is about to start exporting or already has a strong foothold in international markets.

If you are looking to develop proximity markets (the United States or other Canadian provinces) or break into complex foreign markets (Brazil, China or African countries), our network is qualified to provide you with tailored consulting services.

Please use our interactive map of Quebec to find the ORPEX servicing your region.

I hope you enjoy browsing our website.

Carole Doussin

President of Quebec International Trade


Quebec International Trade is the network of regional export promotion organizations (ORPEX) established across Quebec. The network represents the organizations’ interests at the provincial and federal levels. It facilitates the sharing of best business practices and contributes to the promotion of ORPEX international trade expertise.

Find your ORPEX


Commerce International Québec International Trade (CIQ) was created in March 2001. The network was created so that the ORPEX might pool their expertise and certain resources to better meet the needs of the businesses that they serve.

The first regional export promotion organizations (ORPEX) were created during the 1990s at the initiative of provincial and federal governments.

Since then, Commerce International Québec has been providing support to the ORPEX that help Quebec-based businesses develop their export markets.

Board of Directors

Carole Doussin
Carole DoussinPresident
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Margarita Motta
Margarita MottaVice-President
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Gino Cyr
Gino CyrSecretary-Treasurer
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Valérie L’Heureux
Valérie L’HeureuxCoordinator
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Ariel Retamal
Ariel RetamalDirector
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Michèle Jacques
Michèle JacquesDirector
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Mathieu Lapointe
Mathieu LapointeDirector
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Éric Boucher
Éric BoucherDirector
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Click on the dot corresponding to your region for more information. You'll learn more about the different profiles of your regional experts.

Trouvez votre expert à l'international

West Montreal
North Shore
East Montreal
Downtown Montréal
National Capital Region
Laurentian Region
Central Quebec
Gaspé-Magdalen Islands Region
Lower St. Lawrence
International trade services, powered by the CCMM’s Acclr experts, constitute the ORPEX (regional export promotion organization) of the centre of the Island of Montréal.

International Trade Services of the CCMM's ACCLR experts

380, rue St-Antoine Ouest, bureau 6000
Montréal, QC
H2Y 3X7

Phone: 514 871-4000
Fax: 514 871-1255




Erandi Motte Cortes, Director, International Market and Entrepreneurship Development

Erandi Motte Cortes

Director, International Market and Entrepreneurship Development
emotte@ccmm.ca / 514 871-4002, ext. 6215

International Trade Services of the CCMM's ACCLR experts
Region Downtown Montréal

Special Skills

Erandi has more than ten years of experience in international trade, entrepreneurship consulting and project management. A member of the Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain team since 2011, she has served as a consultant and an international commissioner at the Chamber’s business services directorate. She has also worked as a trade auditor for a customs broker and an import analyst for a German multinational. As part of her duties at the Chamber, Erandi Motte Cortés has provided entrepreneurs with consulting services in the following sectors: information technology, fashion, transport logistics, culture and entertainment, and new technologies. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade from Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Mexico and an MBA from HEC Montréal. Erandi has had the opportunity to complete projects in France and Russia. Besides her native Spanish language, Erandi she is fluent in French and English.

Areas of Expertise

  • Export diagnoses
  • Development of market studies and international business plans
  • Organization of international trade shows and consulting
  • Support to international project funding search
  • Customs compliance

Key Achievements

  • Business consulting in the following sectors: IT (software), fashion, transport logistics, culture and entertainment, and green et technologies
  • Organization of four trade missions to New York and one mission to GLOBE Vancouver and business consulting