Reminder - Minister of International Trade Peter Van Loan to Attend Trilateral NAFTA Free Trade Commission Meeting

Canada, United States and Mexico to focus on jobs, growth and keeping North America on track toward economic recovery

(No. A/1 - January 8, 2011) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will travel to Mexico City on January 10, 2011, for a NAFTA Free Trade Commission meeting.

Minister Van Loan will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Mexico’s Economy Secretary Bruno Ferrari to discuss ways to simplify trading rules to make it easier for Canadian businesses and workers to trade with their closest partners.

The three ministers will hold a joint media availability after their meeting.

Event: Joint media availability
Date:
Monday, January 10, 2011
Time:
1:30 p.m. local time
Location:
Economy Secretariat, Mexico City, Mexico

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