Reminder - International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan to Hold Teleconference on Trade Mission to Turkey and Greece

Canada-European Union trade agreement focus of visit to Greece after successful trade mission to Turkey

(No. A/176 – December 8, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will hold a media teleconference from Athens on Thursday, December 9, 2010.

Minister Van Loan will provide an update on his December 5 to 10 trade mission to Turkey and Greece.

The trade mission is focused on opening new markets to support Canadian companies looking to expand their operations in the region. Minister Van Loan is joined by representatives of Canadian companies from the high-technology, aerospace, energy, and environmental technologies sectors.

Event: Media teleconference
Date:
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Time:
1:30 p.m. ET

Media representatives interested in participating are asked to contact Monika Bujalska at 613-992-9304 by 11 a.m. ET on Thursday, December 9, to register.

For more information, please contact:

Monika Bujalska
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Peter Van Loan
Minister of International Trade
613-992-9304
monika.bujalska@international.gc.ca

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