Government Procurement

Foreign government procurement markets are worth hundreds of billions of dollars annually and offer significant potential opportunities for Canadian exporters. Governments, suppliers, and taxpayers have all benefitted from the efforts to open government procurement markets. Government procurement agreements help to ensure that Canadian suppliers of goods and services are treated in an open, transparent and nondiscriminatory manner when they sell to governments outside of Canada.

Government Procurement Agreements

Canada is working on a number of fronts to improve and secure government procurement market access for Canadian suppliers. Several agreements are already in place that benefit Canadian suppliers. These include:


Contact Point

If you have questions or comments, we would like to hear from you. Please contact the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada at the following address:

Government Procurement, Trade and Environment Negotiation Division (TPZ)
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Lester B. Pearson Building
125 promenade Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0G2
Fax: 613-944-3489
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