Luncheon with Stewart Beck


Date: November 25th, 11:30 am - November 25th, 1:30pm

Venue: CK John D. Bradley Convention Centre

Location: Chatham


President & CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

“Increasing Canada’s Trade with Asia”

Over the past decade, China has become Canada’s second largest and fastest growing trading partner, with exports quadrupling from $5 billion to $20 billion and imports nearly tripling from $18.6 billion to $52 billion. he countries complement one another, with Canada exporting so many of the natural resources that a rapidly industrializing China needs while wealthy Canada imports many consumer goods. The potential for future growth is enormous as China continues to become the world’s largest economy. In fact, 2013 saw China surpassing the United States to become the world’s biggest trading nation, with imports and exports totaling $4 trillion.

*Excerpt of The Canadian Chamber of Commerce – Doing More Business With China: (October 2014)

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) has been a leader in research and analysis on Canada’s relations with Asia for thirty years. Its mission is to develop ideas for action by Canadian businesses, governments, and individuals to help them seize the vast opportunities unfolding in Asia. It does this by offering clear, specific, and actionable policy advice and leadership based on sound research and analysis. APF Canada’s current thematic priorities include trade and investment, energy and the environment, and international education. Engaged in research and convening, APF Canada has developed strong ties with policy-makers, business leaders, academics, and opinion makers in Canada and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Visit APF Canada at www.asiapacific.ca

Tuesday, November 25th from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm
Located at the CK John D. Bradley Centre
Hosted by the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce together with the Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Tickets are $25.00 (hst included) each
Purchases of tables of 8 will be reserved
To order tickets, please contact the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce

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