Minister Fast's Official Visits and Events - 2013
Official Visits and Events
2013-12-03 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, travels to Bali, Indonesia, from December 3 to 6, 2013, to attend the World Trade Organization Ninth Ministerial Conference. While in Bali, Minister Fast meets with his counterparts to continue to advance Canada’s key trade objectives.
2013-10-27 - Minister Fast will travel to California to participate in the North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference with Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy.
2013-10-03 - Minister Fast attends APEC, TPP and ASEAN meetings and travels to China to promote the benefits of free and open markets.
2013-09-27 - Minister Fast met with key U.S. political leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to advance key trade issues for Canadians.
2013-09-18 - Minister Fast launches a series of consolations on Government of Canada best practices and succeeding in priority markets in the extractive sector.
2013-08-26 - Minister Fast travels to Kuwait, Turkey and Saudi Arabia to meet with counterparts, government officials and business leaders to advance Canada’s key trade and investment interests.
2013-08-20 - Minister Fast is in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, to attend the second ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-Canada Consultations and the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit on August 20 and 21. He will also attend the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministerial Meeting on August 22 and 23.
2013-06-25 - Minister Fast meets newly appointed counterpart, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman on June 25, to discuss various key bilateral issues.
2013-06-18 - Minister Fast attends the Paris Air Show to meet with aerospace executives.
2013-06-16 - Minister Fast and and the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food are in Moscow to attend the Canada-Russia Intergovernmental Economic Commission (IEC) meeting.
2013-05-29 - Minister Fast concludes his active participation in meetings with counterparts from the OECD and the WTO in order to advance Canadian interests.
2013-04-08 - Minister Fast and Minister of State (Seniors), Alice Wong, visited key countries in Asia, deepening Canada's trade and economic relations with the region.
2013-03-12 - Minister Fast highlights Canada's plan to capitalize on natural resource development during his travels to New York and Washington.
2013-03-03 - Minister Fast addresses mining industry officials and makes an announcement related to trade and investment at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)’s annual trade convention in Toronto.
2013-01-27 - Minister Fast was accompanied by representatives of nearly 30 organizations on his first trade mission of 2013, which focused on the extractive and infrastructure sectors.
2013-01-24 - Government ministers met with key counterparts, communicated Canada’s economic success in WEF sessions and held pre-Budget discussions with Canadian business and industry leaders.
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