Media advisory - Economist Peter Hall to present Global Export Forecast and British Columbia Outlook in Vancouver



    VANCOUVER, May 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted Economist Peter Hall, Chief
Economist for Export Development Canada (EDC), will be in Vancouver to deliver
EDC's 2009-2010 forecast for the global and BC economies on Wednesday, May 6th
at 11:45 AM PDT.
    Members of the media are welcome to attend this briefing in person.
    EDC's Global Export Forecast examines global economic and trade
conditions and trends, including a regional and industry sector outlook to
help Canadian companies identify foreign market opportunities and risks.
    The theme of this forecast is "Restoring Balance?"

    
    WHAT:     EDC's Global Export Forecast and BC Outlook, Spring 2009

    WHEN:     Wednesday, May 6th, 2009, 11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (PDT)

    WHERE:    The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Waterfront Ballroom
              900 Canada Place Way
              Vancouver, BC
    

    EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering innovative commercial
solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international
business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 8,300
Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide
each year. EDC is financially self-sustaining, a recognized leader in
financial reporting and economic analysis, and has been recognized as one of
Canada's Top 100 Employers for eight consecutive years.




For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Phil Taylor, Export Development
Canada, (613) 598-2904, Blackberry: ptaylor@edc.ca


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