A New Pacific Nexus: Canada, Latin America and AsiaFrom 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
- March 30th, 2017 Date
- 7:30am - 1:00pm Time
- The Law Courts Inn Location
To help the business community to understand how to take advantage of a shifting global demand, policy changes and new market opportunities abroad. To strengthen Canada`s strategic position by building a hub between Asia and Latin America.
Around 120 attendees, including Asian, Latin American, American and Canadian governments, members of the consular community, policymakers and academics, and diplomatic BC business communities.
In view of slow global growth, economic integration initiatives through trade and investment have been the preferred tool to boost growth. Latin America sets an example of good management during economic slowdowns in Europe and the U.S. by exporting commodities to its strategic partner Asia, which reduced Latin America’s vulnerability to economic changes. Also, the performance of the trade bloc Pacific Alliance - comprised by Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Mexico - stands out in the region because its members are the best countries in the ease of doing business (World Bank, 2016) and have the most resilient economies.
What You Will Learn About
- Bilateral and multilateral trade agreements in Asia and the Americas
- Opportunities offered in trade and investment
- Political and cultural issues
- The future of the economic relationship between these regions
- Security among the regions
Who Will Attend
- Local government representatives
- Members of the consular community
- Professionals and business owners
- Academics and students