October 9, 2011
The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, discussed today the win-win benefits of Canada’s world class financial institutions with representatives from Canadian institutions that are conducting business in China and serving that country’s ever-growing middle class.
During his meetings, the Minister emphasized how important Canada’s sound banking system and strong financial institutions are to the global economy.
From left to right: Andrew Lam, Vice-President and General Manager, Manulife-Sinochem Life Insurance Co., Ltd.; Jones Chan, General Manager, Bank of Nova Scotia, Guangzhou Branch; Minister Fast; Chungsen Leung, Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism; and Brendan Wong, Managing Director and Head, Bank of Montreal (China) Co., Ltd., Guangzhou Branch.
For further information, media representatives may contact:
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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