Trade Minister Wraps Up Six-City Trade Visit to China
Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, Mr. Ed Fast, recently wrapped up a week-long visit to six cities in China. He visited Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Qingdao to discuss ways to strengthen the Canada-China relationship. The trade visit focused on seven sectors key to deepening economic relations between Canada and China including aerospace, financial services, energy, advanced manufacturing, education, agri-food and natural resources. Minister Fast also participated in discussions regarding negotiations on a foreign investment protection agreement between Canada and China to assist investors.