“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” Toronto Attracts 1,500+ Bilateral Collaboration Boosted by new Mutual Cooperation Arrangement
HKTDC-Canada Sign Commercial Arrangement As part of the main symposium, the HKTDC signed an Arrangement on Mutual Cooperation with Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) to facilitate collaboration in promotion of commercial activities in areas of mutual interest.
The arrangement was signed by the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, Canada and Margaret Fong, Executive Director of the HKTDC. Minister Fast said: “Canada and Hong Kong have a long-standing partnership, strengthened by our people-to-people ties. Hong Kong is an important hub for Canadian exports of goods and services to Asia, and this trade promotion arrangement will help our companies work together to take advantage of the rapid growth in the Asia-Pacific region.”
Ms Fong added, “We are pleased to conclude this arrangement with Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada. Based on an already robust trade relationship between Canada and Hong Kong, this arrangement further promotes business opportunities in financial services, logistics, food, technology and intellectual property.”