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Seizing Global Advantage


Canada's Global Commercial Engagement Map

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Map: Canada's Global Commercial Engagement Map in 2008. The map shows the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service offices locations around the world and presents data on Canada’s Global Performance (trade and investment).

North America: the map shows the locations of the Trade Commissioner Service offices in Canada, in the United States and in Mexico. In Canada, there are offices in Calgary, Charlottetown, Edmonton, Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Regina, Saskatoon, St John’s, Toronto, Quebec, Vancouver and Winnipeg, as well as four new regional Trade Commissioner Service offices: in Ottawa, Kitchener, Windsor and Victoria.

In the United States, there are offices in Anchorage, Atlanta, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Palo Alto, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Princeton, Raleigh Durham, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Tucson and Washington, D.C.

In Mexico, there are offices in Guadalajara, Mexico City and Monterreyf, as well as two new Trade Commissioner Service offices: in Tijuana and in Villahermosa. Canada has a free trade agreement, an air transport agreement and a foreign investment promotion and protection agreement with both the United States and Mexico. These two countries are priority markets for Canada.

Latin America and the Caribbean: the map shows the locations of the Trade Commissioner Service offices in various Latin American and Caribbean countries. Canada has an office in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Bridgetown, Barbados; Georgetown, Guyana; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Kingston, Jamaica; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; San Salvador, El Salvador; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Santiago, Chile; Bogota, Colombia; San Jose, Costa Rica; Havana, Cuba; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Quito, Ecuador; Panama City, Panama; Lima, Peru; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Caracas, Venezuela. In Brazil, Canada has offices in Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo, as well as two new offices: in Porto Alegre and in Recife. Canada has free trade agreements with Chile and Costa Rica, and pending free trade agreements with the Dominican Republic, Colombia, the Caribbean Community and Common Market, also known as CARICOM, the Central America Four, which includes El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, and Peru. Canada has pending science and technology cooperation agreements with Chile and Brazil, as well as a trade and investment cooperation/enhancement agreement with Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Canada has foreign investment promotion and protection agreements with Argentina, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela and one pending with Cuba. Canada has air transport agreements with Argentina, Brazil, CARICOM, the Central America Four, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Peru and Venezuela. Brazil is a priority market for Canada.

Europe: the map shows the locations of the Trade Commissioner Service offices in Croatia, in the European Free Trade Association countries, in the European Union countries, in Kazakhstan, in Russia, in Serbia, in Turkey and in Ukraine. In Croatia, Canada has an office in Zagreb. Within the European Free Trade Association countries, Canada has an office in Reykjavik, Iceland; in Oslo, Norway; and in Bern, Switzerland. In the European Union countries, Canada has an office in the following locations: Vienna, Austria; Brussels, Belgium; Sofia, Bulgaria; Nicosia, Cyprus; Prague, the Czech Republic; Copenhagen, Denmark; Helsinki, Finland; Paris, France; Berlin, Hamburg, Dusseldorf and Munich, Germany; Athens, Greece; Budapest, Hungary; Dublin, Ireland; Rome, Italy; Riga, Latvia; The Hague, the Netherlands; Warsaw, Poland; Lisbon, Portugal; Bucharest, Romania; Bratislava, Slovakia; Barcelona and Madrid, Spain; Stockholm, Sweden; and London, United Kingdom. Canada also has offices in Almaty, Kazakhstan; Moscow, Russia; Belgrade, Serbia; Ankara, Turkey; and Kiev, Ukraine. Canada has a pending free trade agreement with the European Free Trade Association. Canada has air transport agreements with Croatia, the European Free Trade Association, the European Union, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine. Canada has a science and technology cooperation agreement with the European Union and with Russia, as well as a trade and investment cooperation/enhancement agreement with the European Union. Canada has foreign investment promotion and protection agreements with Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Russia and Ukraine, as well as a pending foreign investment promotion and protection agreement with Kazakhstan. The European Union and Russia are priority markets for Canada.

Asia Pacific: the map shows the locations of the Trade Commissioner Service offices in various Asia-Pacific countries. Canada has an office in Dhaka, Bangladesh; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Jakarta, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Manila, the Philippines; Singapore, Singapore; Bangkok, Thailand; Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam; Canberra and Sydney, Australia; afnd Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand. In China, Canada has offices in Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shenyang, and Canada is opening new offices in Chengdu, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shenzhen, and Wuhan. In India, Canada has offices in Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi, and is opening new offices in Hyderabad and Kolkata. In Japan, Canada has offices in Hiroshima, Sapporo, Nagoya and Tokyo. In Pakistan, Canada’s three offices are located in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore. Canada also has trade offices in Seoul, South Korea; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; Colombo, Sri Lanka; and Taipei, Taiwan. Canada has air transport agreements with the Association of South East Asian Nations, China, India, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Pakistan, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand. Canada has a trade and investment cooperation/enhancement agreement with Australia, New Zealand and Japan, as well as a science and technology cooperation agreement with China, India, South Korea and Japan. Canada has pending free trade agreements with the Association of South East Asian Nations and South Korea. Canada has a foreign investment promotion and protection agreement with Thailand and with the Philippines, and has pending foreign investment promotion and protection agreements with Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, India and Mongolia. ASEAN, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea are priority markets for Canada.

Africa and the Middle East: the map shows the locations of the Trade Commissioner Service offices in various African and Middle Eastern countries. Canada has an office in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the United Arab Emirates; Tehran, Iran; Tel Aviv, Israel; Amman, Jordan; Beirut, Lebanon; Damascus, Syria; Algiers, Algeria; Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; Yaounde, Cameroon; Abidjan,  Côte d’Ivoire; Cairo, Egypt; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Accra, Ghana; Nairobi, Kenya; Tripoli, Libya; Bamako, Mali; Rabat, Morocco; Maputo, Mozambique; Lagos, Nigeria; Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania; Tunis, Tunisia; Lusaka, Zambia; and Harare, Zimbabwe. Canada has free trade and science and technology cooperation agreements with Israel. Canada has a pending free trade agreement with Jordan. Canada has air transport agreements with Jordan, Lebanon, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and South Africa, as well as with the Gulf Cooperation Council, which comprises Bahrain, Kuwait, Quatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Canada has a trade and investment cooperation/enhancement agreement with South Africa. Canada has foreign investment promotion and protection agreements with Lebanon, Egypt, and South Africa, and pending foreign investment promotion and protection agreements with Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Zambia. The Gulf Cooperation Council is a priority market for Canada. The map also shows data on Canadian direct investment abroad (2007), foreign direct investment in Canada (2007), two-way merchandise trade (2007), and two-way trade services (2005) in C$ billions.

North America: Canadian direct investment abroad, 231; foreign direct investment in Canada, 289; two-way merchandise trade, 598; and two-way trade services, 86. Total for North America: $1.2 trillion.

Latin America and the Caribbean: Canadian direct investment abroad, 112; foreign direct investment in Canada, 18; two-way merchandise trade, 20; and two-way trade services, 9.7. Total for Latin America and the Caribbean: $160 billion.

Europe: Canadian direct investment abroad, 135; foreign direct investment in Canada, 157; two-way merchandise trade, 101; and two-way trade services, 30. Total for Europe: $423.6 billion.

Asia-Pacific: Canadian direct investment abroad, 32; foreign direct investment in Canada, 29; two-way merchandise trade, 112; and two-way trade services, 16. Total for Asia-Pacific: $188.7 billion.

Africa and the Middle East: Canadian direct investment abroad, 4.6; foreign direct investment in Canada, 6.7; two-way merchandise trade, 20; and two-way trade services, 7. Total for Africa and the Middle East: $35.7 billion.

Source: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.

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