Tag: Trade Winds

Colombia: Traditional trade, ideas and art

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Colombia: Traditional trade, ideas and art

Colombia’s commercial relationship with Canada has grown over time, and our goal and responsibility is to ensure continued growth in the import and export of new goods and services, but also of ideas and art. In 2018, exports from Colombia to Canada were worth $865 million. Of this, 64 per cent belonged to the mining […]

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| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI believes in expanding the country’s development, focusing on strengthening the competitiveness of its economy. To that end, the government has prioritized economic diversification and trade alongside political, economic and social reforms. So far, the reforms have yielded good results and, as a testament to the country’s economic potential, several multinational companies […]

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Unlocking South Africa’s oceans economy

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Unlocking South Africa’s oceans economy

At the southern tip of Africa, perfectly nestled on three sides by the warm Indian Ocean on the east, the cold Atlantic Ocean on the west and further south by the Antarctic convergence lies one of the most beautiful countries in the world — South Africa. The country’s indisputably breathtaking and wide-ranging landscape, picturesque beaches […]

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Egypt: New energy and infrastructure projects

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Egypt: New energy and infrastructure projects

Amid the political turmoil in the Middle East and its devastating impacts on stability, Egypt has managed to overcome many persistent challenges by embarking on a major socio-economic transformation. This transformation comes with the sustainable development strategy — Egypt Vision 2030 — adopted in 2015. This vision works towards inclusive development, trade, investment promotion and […]

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Canada-Chile: New trade milestones and goals

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Canada-Chile: New trade milestones and goals

In February 2019, new amendments to the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement came into force, further modernizing the free-trade system that has been in place between both countries since July 1997. These first 22 years of the free trade agreement have proved to be quite successful; more than 98 per cent of our bilateral trade is […]

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Greece: Rebuilding an economy with exports

Greece: Rebuilding an economy with exports

Canadians speak fondly about Greece — especially its natural beauty and interesting history. In fact, according to the most recent survey conducted across Canada, more than two in three Canadians would consider visiting Greece and vacationing there. Canadians most frequently mention history, historical sites and architecture as the main reasons. As such, tourism has been […]

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Trade with Nepal: Ripe for growth

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Trade with Nepal: Ripe for growth

Nepal and Canada established diplomatic relations in 1965, and have enjoyed longstanding friendly ties ever since. Canada has always supported Nepal’s socio-economic development. But recently, bilateral interactions between the two countries have entered a new phase, following the first bilateral meeting between our prime ministers and the subsequent signing of a memorandum of understanding establishing […]

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Algeria: A gateway for Europe and the Middle East

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Algeria: A gateway for Europe and the Middle East

Algeria’s economy ranks among the most attractive in the North Africa and Middle East region in terms of gross domestic product, opportunities to invest and doing business. It offers a buoyant market for trade and industrial capacity-building. Algeria is the largest country in Africa and has the largest economy in North Africa. It also borders […]

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Denmark: Europe’s No. 1 for ease of doing business

| December 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Denmark: Europe’s No. 1 for ease of doing business

Denmark is Canada’s neighbour in the North. We have one of the world’s most open economies and one of Europe’s strongest, characterized by a balanced budget, a stable currency, low interest rates and low inflation. Furthermore, the World Bank’s 2018 index ranks Denmark as the No. 1 country in Europe for ease of doing business. […]

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Promising trends on CETA’s first birthday

| December 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Promising trends on CETA’s first birthday

Canada and the European Union’s ambitious, forward-looking vision of closer trade relations a decade ago has now been a reality for a year. On Sept. 21, 2018, we marked the first anniversary of the provisional implementation of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada. One year on, the agreement is already delivering positive results. By eliminating tariffs on almost 98 per cent of industrial goods, CETA has […]

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