January 23-27, 2012
Minister Fast, together with Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture), along with Canadian industry and business leaders, promoted Canada’s leadership and economic success at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), held from January 23 to 27 in Davos, Switzerland.
Government ministers met with key counterparts to promote Canada as an investment destination of choice, participated in several WEF sessions and held pre-Budget discussions with Canadian business and industry leaders. Minister Fast also made an active contribution at the World Trade Organization informal ministerial meeting held on the margins of the WEF meeting.
Minister of International Trade Ed Fast