Tag: Trade Winds

Enhancing Pakistan-Canada trade ties

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Enhancing Pakistan-Canada trade ties

Pakistan is emerging as a trading nation, in part because of its location at the crossroads of South Asia, China, Central Asia, West Asia and the Indian Ocean. With its liberal pro-investment policies, Pakistan has a rapidly growing economy with a highly skilled and moderately priced workforce. “Trade not aid” has been the mantra of […]

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Costa Rica: A natural paradise for business growth

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Costa Rica: A natural paradise for business growth

Costa Rica, my country, has big dreams and aspirations for the well-being of fellow Costa Ricans and humankind. Our well-being has been possible because we live in the oldest democracy in Latin America and, like Canada, we are a nation committed to peace, education, health, solidarity and the promotion and defence of human rights and […]

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Bosnia-Canada trade: Plenty of untapped potential

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bosnia-Canada trade: Plenty of untapped potential

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a heart-shaped land. This is not just a marketing motto or allusion to the appearance of the country, it is also a hint of what to expect from the country and the people who live in it. Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is situated in the Balkans in the space where the […]

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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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