Tag: Trade Winds

Qatar: Lots of investment opportunity

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Qatar: Lots of investment opportunity

The close friendship and partnership between Canada and Qatar continue to grow, with approximately 10,000 Canadians living and working in Qatar, which is also home to a large number of Canadian companies that are contributing to different sectors of Qatar’s economy. Our bilateral trade volume has been on the upswing over the past two years, […]

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Albania-Canada trade: Time for more dynamism

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Albania-Canada trade: Time for more dynamism

Last year marked 32 years of diplomatic relations between Albania and Canada. We are proud of this strong and consolidated partnership, as well as our achievements and are committed to further strengthening our co-operation. Our excellent bilateral relations and shared common values, with a focus on issues such as gender equality and human rights, particularly […]

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The Czech Republic: Our future is in innovation

| January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Czech Republic: Our future is in innovation

The year 2019 marked the 30-year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. To commemorate the peaceful fall of the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia seems to be particularly relevant here in Canada. Canada and Czech Canadians helped create our country in 1918 and save it during the Second World War. During the Cold War, Canada stood by […]

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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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