September 21, 2009
No. A/91

Minister Day to Travel to Ukraine, Kazakhstan and India

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will travel to Ukraine from September 22 to 23, 2009, to Kazakhstan on September 24, and to India from September 25 to 26.

In Ukraine, Minister Day will advance Canada’s interests in a market where Canadian exports in 2008 reached $229.7 million, an 80-percent increase from 2007.

In Kazakhstan, he will work to further nuclear cooperation between Canada and Kazakhstan and to strengthen bilateral investment.

In India, Minister Day will expand Canada’s economic presence. This is the Minister’s second visit to India this year.

For more information, please contact:

Mélisa Leclerc
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Trade
and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
613-992-6186

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-996-2000