Ministerial Visit to Israel

Photo: Minister of International Trade Peter Van Loan (at right) meets with (from left) Sharon Kedmi, Director General of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labour; Binyamin Ben Eliezer, Minister of Industry, Trade and Labour; and Ofer Karp, President of Wireless Business Division, Alvarion Ltd., in Tel Aviv, Israel, on October 9th, 2010.

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October 10, 2010

Minister Van Loan visited Israel from October 9-10, 2010 to promote trade, investment and innovation between Canada and Israel.

The Minister announced exploratory talks to expand the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement. Since the implementation of this Agreement, bilateral merchandise trade has more than doubled between these two countries.

During meetings with representatives from the government of Israel and key business leaders, Minister Van Loan highlighted Canada’s competitive advantage as a business and investment destination.

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