Tag: Trade Winds

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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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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