Trade and investment

On July 4, 2017, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade; and the Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick, announced the new Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy. As part of the approach, the federal and provincial governments will pool resources and activities to support companies across the region looking to grow by selling their products and services in markets around the world.

Read the full news release and backgrounder.

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Infographic: Trade and investment

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An infographic depicting a ship, a transport truck, a train and an airplane in front of an image of the world. The backdrop is a faded world map, with lines leading from Atlantic Canada to markets around the world, including Europe and Asia. The infographic title is Export and Global Investment = #AtlanticGrowth.

Text on the infographic reads:

  • $20 M+ in support of training, acquiring competitive intelligence and international market engagement to help Atlantic companies grow.
  • RAISE VALUE of Atlantic exports by 30% = MORE REVENUE for businesses.
  • DOUBLE number of Atlantic EXPORTERS = MORE, well-paying JOBS.
  • INCREASE TO 40% # of companies exporting to DIVERSE MARKETS= ACCESS to more clients and HIGHER SALES potential.
  • BOOST GLOBAL INVESTMENT in Atlantic Canada = ATTRACT job-creating investment and open doors to MORE MARKETS.

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Federal ministers and the four Atlantic premiers met in Humber Valley, Newfoundland and Labrador, on July 11, 2017 to review progress on the Atlantic Growth Strategy. To maintain momentum going into year two, they announced a new multi-year partnership designed to expand the promotion of the region's tourism offerings in key international markets and to help prepare Atlantic tourism operators to offer in-demand products and experiences.

Read the full news release and backgrounder.

Visit for details on the Atlantic Canada Agreement on Tourism.

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