Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of International Trade to attend Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing
“Canada is a strong and valuable trading partner We are well positioned to leverage global opportunities that will lead to jobs and growth for Canada’s middle class..”
- Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade
Canada’s bilateral trade with China reached a value of $85 billion in 2016, and Canada and China’s two-way foreign direct investment reached $34.7 billion at the end of 2016.
Canada’s merchandise exports to China in 2016 were worth $21 billion, up 4% since 2015, with the top exports being forest products, agricultural products, ores and motor vehicles.
People of Chinese descent make up approximately 4.5% of Canada’s population.
China is an important source of international students: approximately 120,000 Chinese students currently study in Canada, more than the number of international students from any other country.
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