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Minister Ng concludes productive visit to Philippines

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Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, concluded her visit to the Philippines – as the first trade minister of any country to visit the Philippines since the inauguration of the new administration. During her trip, Minister Ng highlighted that people of Filipino heritage make important contributions to communities across Canada, and …

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Mary Ng speaks with Yulia Svyrydenko, 1st Deputy PM of Ukraine

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Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, spoke with Yulia Svyrydenko, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of Ukraine on the margins of the G7 trade and investment ministers’ meeting hosted in Neuhardenberg, Germany. Minister Ng reiterated Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine as it secures its future as a stable, …

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Canada to challenge US softwood lumber duties

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Ottawa, Ontario – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, has issued the following statement regarding the United States’ unwarranted and unfair duties on softwood lumber from Canada: “Today, Canada filed notice that it will challenge, under Chapter 10 of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the final results of the US Department of Commerce’s …

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Expands market for fresh BC cherries to South Korea

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Ottawa – The growth of Canada’s cherry industry is a major success story, exporting high-quality products to markets all over the world, while contributing to the economic vitality of rural communitites. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau and the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, Mary Ng, announced that the Government of Canada has …

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Minister Ng concludes Asean ministerial meetings in Cambodia

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Phnom Penh – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today concluded a productive trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where she participated in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) ministerial meetings on behalf of Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs. At the Asean-Canada Post-Ministerial Conference with Canada’s 10 Asean partners, Minister Ng underscored …

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Minister Ng concludes Nova Scotia tour

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Nova Scotia – Small businesses are at the heart of Canadian communities and are the engines that drive the economy. Their success will be critical to accelerating an inclusive economic recovery—one that is taking place increasingly in the digital world. Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, visited Nova Scotia from July 28 to …

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Digital adoption, support for women, Black entrepreneurs

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Halifax – Small businesses are at the heart of Canadian communities and are the engines that drive the economy. Their success will be critical to accelerating an inclusive economic recovery—one that is taking place increasingly in the digital world. Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, visited Nova Scotia from July 28 to 30 …

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Mary NG to attend Asean ministerial meetings from Aug 3-6

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Ottawa – As an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) dialogue partner and founding member of the Asean Regional Forum, Canada is committed to deepening its already strong relationships with Asean, its member states and other partners from across the Indo-Pacific. Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced that she will be travelling …

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Canadian ministers meet partners at OECD Ministerial Council Meeting

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Ottawa – This week, Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, and Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, attended the 2022 Ministerial Council Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). At the meeting, Minister Ng and Minister Boissonnault reiterated Canada’s commitment to working with OECD members to …

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Tackling plastic packaging waste

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Markham – Plastic pollution is a growing problem globally, affecting both the economy and the environment. Canadian businesses are among the best positioned to find innovative solutions to prevent plastic waste and to advance a circular economy for plastics while considering the environmental, social, and economic impacts. This is why the Government of Canada is supporting small and medium-sized businesses …