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International Trade Club: Business Opportunities in Canada
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The North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the High Commission to Canada to the United Kingdom, UKTI, the Overseas Business Network, Forbes Solicitors and Money Corp, is inviting companies to participate in this event to learn about business opportunities in this thriving and high-growth market.
This afternoon event will include a presentation about the market opportunities for UK companies and the chance to meet with Emily McLaughlin, who heads up the team at the High Commission that handles economic and trade policy, investment attraction into Canada and the financial services sector.
Ten-minute, pre-bookable, one-to-one meeting opportunities with all the speakers will be available after the presentations.
10 good reasons why you should to export to Canada
Canada is the best country in the G20 for business (Forbes & Bloomberg)
Canada has led all G-7 countries in economic growth between 2005-14
3 million jobs have been created in Canada since the end of the recession with 80% of the jobs being full time and in the private sector
Lowest overall business costs in the G-7 and 7.2 % lower than the US (KPMG)
Triple A credit rating from Stand & Poors, Moody’s & Fitch
Soundest banking system in the world for eighth consecutive year
Second highest standard of living in the G 7
Canadians are multi-lingual 1 in 5 speak one of over 200 languages
Canada is a member of NAFTA, offering potential investors access to a market worth US$20 trillion (GDP) with approximately 480 million consumers