Canada to open new trade offices in China: Day

April 6, 2009

6 April 2009

Canada to open new trade offices in China: Day

The following article is excerpted from the “Canadian Press” on 5 April 2009.

Canada plans to open six new trade offices in China, International Trade Minister Stockwell Day said Sunday.

Day, who leaves for a trip to China on Tuesday, told CTV's Question Period that he plans to announce the opening of the offices during his visit.

"It is a major expansion," he said.

The new offices will take advantage of what he said are great opportunities for Canadian firms.

He said China is a looking for farm products, machinery and equipment, as well as help in building infrastructure.

Day wouldn't pinpoint the locations for the new offices, but said they'll be strategically sited….

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