Tag: Trade Winds

Slovakia and Canada: Bilateral trade benefits both

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Slovakia and Canada: Bilateral trade benefits both

The Slovak Republic and Canada are close allies and partners. Despite the geographical distance, our countries have a lot in common. Our relations are built on common values and our two countries co-operate closely on many issues of mutual interest, bilaterally and multilaterally. As members of NATO and other international organizations, our co-operation in the […]

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Afghanistan: Opportunities for investment abound

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Afghanistan: Opportunities for investment abound

Afghanistan occupies a key strategic location, linking Central Asia with South Asia and providing China and the Far East with a direct trade route to the Middle East and Europe. Due to its strategic location as a “land bridge,” our government believes strengthening regional co-operation will contribute to stability and prosperity. To that end, Afghanistan […]

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Romania-Canada: a promising future

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Romania-Canada: a promising future

Over the past 25 years, Romania has experienced tremendous change. First, it became a member of NATO and then, in 2007, it joined the European Union. Since then, it has developed one of the most fast-paced economies in Central and Eastern Europe. Over the past 10 years, Romania’s GDP has grown by approximately 65 percent, […]

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Honduras: ripe for investment and trade

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Honduras: ripe for investment and trade

More than 300 international companies have discovered Honduras in the past few years. The country has shown outstanding capacities and skills in the light manufacturing sector, mainly in textiles and confections, in addition to agro-industry, assembly of vehicle components and electronics and furniture construction. Honduras is the centre of the Central American apparel industry. Today, […]

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Rwanda is becoming a trade leader in Africa

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rwanda is becoming a trade leader in Africa

Rwanda and Canada have enjoyed good bilateral relations over the past half-century. Trade between the two countries presents a vast range of opportunities. Our goal is to invite Canadian investors to join the fast-growing East African Community, with Rwanda being an interesting regional hub. In 2013, the total value of exports from Rwanda to Canada […]

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Korea-Canada FTA: A new strategic partnership

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Korea-Canada FTA: A new strategic partnership

In 2013, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Canada. Over these years, Korea-Canada relations have blossomed. Last year marked the beginning of the next 50 years of Korea-Canada relations. To celebrate, Canadians welcomed President Park Geun-hye to Ottawa in September, marking the first time since the establishment of diplomatic ties […]

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Angola: A country rebounding, onward and upward

Angola: A country rebounding, onward and upward

Angola is recovering nicely after years of conflict. Its priority economic sectors include agriculture, construction and infrastructure, power generation, water, sanitation, mining, oil and gas, social housing and tourism. The country’s post-conflict reconstruction needs are vast, a situation that should be harnessed by developed nations such as Canada. It has needs in all of the […]

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Finland and Canada – northern partners

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Finland and Canada – northern partners

Finland and Canada share many similarities that bring us closer despite our geographic distance. Both are Northern and Arctic democracies with common values, good governance, wealthy economies, highly educated workforces, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong belief in the rule of law. We share similar interests and work together in international forums, including the United […]

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Albania, no better time to invest and explore

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Albania, no better time to invest and explore

Branding Albania is the newest major initiative launched by the Albanian government to promote our country’s identity in the world market. StrawberryFrog, the company that won the project through an open international competition, has already submitted its slogan, “Albania, go your own way” and is building its strategy to promote our tourism, investments and intellectual […]

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Armenia and Canada: A trading work in progress

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Armenia and Canada: A trading work in progress

Further enhancing trade with Canada has been on my radar since the first day I arrived in Canada. In my previous capacity, as director of the Americas at Armenia’s foreign ministry, I was aware of our economic realities, mainly that there was established mining co-operation between our countries and that all other aspects of trade […]

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