Tag: Trade Winds

Slovenia: Globally branded and seeking trade

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Slovenia: Globally branded and seeking trade

Throughout history, Slovenia has been at a crossroads of routes leading from east to west and north to south, with many influences shaping its character. Today, this can be seen in Slovenia’s cultural diversity, its adventuresome people, its vibrant economic activity and the valuable contributions of Slovenian scientists to the world. Positive results achieved by […]

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Ethiopia: 11 percent GDP growth for a decade

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ethiopia: 11 percent GDP growth for a decade

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Canada. Although Canada is well-known to Ethiopians, events were held in Addis Ababa and Ottawa to celebrate formal diplomatic ties. Ethiopia has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, having managed to maintain an average 11 percent GDP growth […]

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Ecuador: Ready for Canadian investment

Ecuador: Ready for Canadian investment

Ecuador is blessed with a privileged position on the world map. Located at latitude zero, the country sits right on the equatorial line, nestled between the Andes Mountains, the Pacific Ocean and the Amazon rainforest. It is one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world and is the home of the Galapagos Islands, where […]

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Italy and Canada: Trading on many levels

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Italy and Canada: Trading on many levels

Italy and Canada are experiencing a truly extraordinary moment in their relationship, one that is rich with great opportunity. Canada is one of Italy’s closest friends and a priority economic partner. Bilateral relations between the two countries, particularly commercially speaking, offer tremendous potential, confirmed by the figures relative to our trade balance, which is growing […]

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Mexico and Canada: NAFTA was just the start

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mexico and Canada: NAFTA was just the start

The Mexico-Canada economic relationship was significantly boosted by the entry into force of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994, particularly in terms of trade and investment. NAFTA created a regional market worth US$20 trillion and facilitated production and trade integration among its members. Today, the three countries form a highly competitive, productive […]

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Mongolia: Open for business

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mongolia: Open for business

Mongolians are peace-loving, open-minded people, residing on a vast land of 1.5 million square kilometres. For centuries, since the establishment of the Great Mongol Empire by Genghis Khan, Mongols have maintained rule of law and open foreign policies. The Mongolian economy has expanded rapidly since the 1990s, achieving a peak of 17.4 percent growth in […]

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Serbia: A new investment frontier

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Serbia: A new investment frontier

Last September, then-foreign minister John Baird’s four-day visit to Serbia was a great opportunity for constructive talks with Serbian leaders. Representatives of the two countries signed a foreign investment protection agreement, the only one Canada signed with a European country in 2014. It’s a strong political message for investors and a sign of the commitment […]

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Georgia-Canada: an emerging partnership

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Georgia-Canada: an emerging partnership

Georgia, with its strategic location between Europe and Asia in the Caucasus region, is now, more than ever, attracting the attention of large and small businesses. Formerly occupied by the Soviet Union, Georgia was unable to flourish economically until its recent emergence as a modern, free state. Now, the situation has dramatically changed. Corporate executives […]

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Bangladesh: world’s No. 2 garment exporter

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bangladesh: world’s No. 2 garment exporter

Trade holds the key to development and growth. Moreover, globalization has created significant opportunities for developing countries, while enabling them to increase their earnings through the export of goods and services. Bangladesh is, therefore, one of the countries that has benefited from the comparative advantages of skilled labour and highly competitive entrepreneurship in the textile […]

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The U.S.’s open invitation to Canadian investors

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
The U.S.’s open invitation to Canadian investors

The United States has never been more open for business and this is particularly good news for Canadian companies and investors. Our existing, vibrant economic and trade relationship — the largest in the world — and our geographic proximity make Canada uniquely poised to take advantage of investment opportunities in the United States. Our investments […]

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