Today, the Honorable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, launched her next trade mission to Chile.
In January 2023, Canada’s Trade Mission to Chile will explore business opportunities in the clean technology and green growth sectors in Chile, and mark the 25th anniversary of the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA).
During a virtual briefing on October 25, participants received an overview of the program for the upcoming in-person trade mission. They also discussed business opportunities in Chile and how the trade mission can help Canadian exporters achieve their international business development goals.
Minister Ng shared her experience leading virtual and in-market trade missions and highlighted the many opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs to meet Chile’s strong and growing demand for clean technology solutions and services. She also participated in a fireside chat with representatives from Canadian companies Solmax and Hytech who spoke about their export trips to Chile and what led to their success in the region.
Canada and Chile have enjoyed strong diplomatic relations for 81 years, supported by equally strong bilateral and trade relations. Both countries share deep commitments to inclusive trade and gender equality, the inclusion of small and medium enterprises in international trade, responsible business conduct, environmental protection and labor rights.