Export Development Canada



Export Development Canada

May 07, 2014 03:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Canada's Leading Global Trade Economist in Halifax on Wednesday

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 7, 2014) - Canada's leading global trade economist, Peter Hall, will be in Halifax on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 to speak with local business leaders about opportunities and risks in international markets.

Peter Hall, Chief Economist for Export Development Canada (EDC), will be traveling to 17 Canadian cities over the next five weeks to meet with Canadian small business owners to share his insights on markets, sectors and economic trends.

EDC is Canada's leading provider of financing and insurance for Canadian companies that sell into foreign markets.

The lunchtime session is being held in partnership with Greater Halifax Partnership.

WHO: Global Trade Expert Peter Hall
WHEN: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Doors open at 11:30 a.m., presentation begins at noon.
WHERE: Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Halifax Room
1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia
WHAT: Global Export Forecast

Media are invited to attend the breakfast.

Interviews with Mr. Hall are available onsite, but can also be scheduled before or after the breakfast by contacting Phil Taylor, EDC Communications at ptaylor@edc.ca.

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