November 2015

Trade Mission Targets Dynamic Agrifoods Market in Vietnam

November 9, 2015
With a growing position in world markets and an influential position in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam is an important market for British Columbia agrifoods exporters. International Trade Minister Teresa Wat will mark its significance by extending her trade mission to Asia with four days in Ho Chi Minh, from Nov. 8 - 11.  Vietnam already buys over $100 million worth of B.C. products, a total that has grown virtually every year since 2004. Much of those exports – about 40 per cent – are agricultural and food products ranging from vegetable oils to crustaceans and molluscs. Fruit such ... continue reading
Posted by Regan Macdonald
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Premier’s Mission Builds Opportunities for ICT and Wireless Businesses

November 6, 2015
The high-tech communications sector is a focus of Premier Christy Clark’s international trade mission to China from Oct. 30 to Nov. 7, 2015. This focus builds on the attention that B.C. drew when a delegation led by International Trade Minister Teresa Wat visited China’s “silicon valley” in spring 2015. The Chinese market for information and communications technology and wireless (ICT&W) is a rich one, both for internal consumers and as a major centre of the global supply chain. B.C.’s growing hub of communications technology companies, universities with leading-edge research capabilities, and o... continue reading
Posted by Regan Macdonald
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