July 19, 2011
John Baird, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, meets with Mr. Jiang Jiemin, President of the China National Petroleum Corporation, in Beijing, July 19, 2011.
The pair discussed a number of items, including expanded commercial opportunities that align with the Canadian government’s top priority: securing Canada's economic recovery.
China is a very attractive market for Canadian energy producers and a significant investor in resource development in Canada. Chinese companies have over $14 billion worth of investment in Canada.