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July 14, 2011 08:30 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY/REMINDER: BMO Hosts Canada-India Trade & Investment Media Roundtable Today

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 14, 2011) - 2011 has been designated the Year of India in Canada. To mark the occasion, today BMO Financial Group is hosting a Canada-India Trade and Investment Media Roundtable to share insights on the business and investment opportunities between the two countries and to discuss the important contributions Indo-Canadians are making to the economy.

India is now one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and quickly gaining the attention of many countries, including Canada. By 2013, Canada and India plan to have a free trade agreement in place, opening the door to increased trade and business that will boost Canada's gross domestic product by at least $6 billion a year. There are already strong ties between the two countries, with Canada home to nearly one million Indo-Canadians.

WHAT:

Canada-India Trade and Investment Media Roundtable

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • India's economic outlook
  • Canada-India trade
  • Investing opportunities in India
  • How Indo-Canadians are contributing to Canada's success

WHO:

Rana Sarkar, President & Chief Executive Officer, Canada-India Business Council

Srini Iyengar, Director, Multicultural Markets, BMO Financial Group

Serge Pépin, Head of Investments, BMO Investments Inc.

WHEN:

Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. ET

WHERE:

Media are invited to participate through conference call:

416-695-7806 / or toll-free at 888-789-9572

Participant Passcode: 1728637

Please contact us to confirm attendance or if you have any questions.

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