Minister Van Loan to Hold Media Teleconference to Discuss Latin American Visit

(No. A/135 - August 27, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will hold a media teleconference on Monday, August 30, 2010, to discuss his visit to Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Costa Rica.

Minister Van Loan’s visit focused on strengthening commercial ties in key Latin American markets. The Government of Canada has created opportunities in the region for Canadian businesses by concluding new free trade agreements with Colombia, Peru and Panama, adding to existing free trade agreements with Chile and Costa Rica.

Event: Media teleconference
Date:
Monday, August 30, 2010
Time:
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:

Monika Bujalska
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Peter Van Loan
Minister of International Trade
613-992-9304

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