Minister Van Loan to Hold Media Teleconference to Discuss His Visit to Europe

International Trade Minister to discuss progress on Canada-Europe trade

(No. A/117 - July 15, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will hold a media teleconference on Friday, July 16, 2010, to discuss his visit to Russia, Estonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia.

Minister Van Loan’s visit is focused on promoting Canada-European Union trade negotiations. During his visit the Minister is meeting with government officials and business leaders to promote Canada-Europe trade and highlight Canada’s competitive advantages to European partners.

Event: Teleconference
Friday, July 16, 2010
10 a.m. ET

Media representatives interested in participating are asked to register through the Trade Media Relations office at 613-996-2000.

For more information, please contact:

Fraser Malcolm
Office of the Honourable Peter Van Loan
Minister of International Trade

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada