The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today announced the reappointment of Christa C. Wessel as a director of the CCC’s board of directors for a 3-year term.
Minister Ng highlighted Canada’s commitment to further strengthening its ties with the Netherlands through the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, underscoring the opportunities the agreement creates for people on both sides of the Atlantic.
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced that Canada will host the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Ottawa Group on World Trade Organization Reform on June 15, 2020.
The ministers also discussed their common priorities for the upcoming virtual meeting of the Ottawa Group on World Trade Organization (WTO) Reform. These priorities include greater transparency regarding export restrictions taken by a number of countries, and ways to ensure the smooth flow of trade for the benefit of our citizens as countries begin to gradually reopen their economies.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke yesterday with Simon Birmingham, Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, about the need for continued global cooperation to keep our people healthy and safe while mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19.
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