Minister Fast Meets with Delegates on Philippines Trade Mission

July 21, 2014 – Manila, Philippines - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, (centre front) meets with the Canadian delegation joining him on a two-day trade mission to the Philippines.

Minister Fast and the delegates will meet with key government and business leaders as well as local companies in order to gain a better perspective on opportunities in the agricultural, defence, information and communications technology, and sustainable technologies sectors in the Philippines. The Philippines offers great opportunities for Canadian businesses, including small and medium-sized enterprises.

Minister Fast is leading a trade mission to the Philippines on July 21 and 22, 2014, focusing on opportunities in the agriculture, defence, information and communications technologies and sustainable technologies sectors, to promote greater trade, job creation and prosperity both at home and abroad.

For more information, please visit Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to Australia and Philippines.

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For further information, media representatives may contact:

Shannon Gutoskie
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade
613-992-7332

Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
343-203-7700
media@international.gc.ca
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