Media advisory - Economist Stephen Poloz to Deliver Global Export Forecast



    OTTAWA, Oct. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted economist Stephen Poloz, Senior
Vice-President of Corporate Affairs and Chief Economist of Export Development
Canada (EDC), will deliver EDC's 2008 outlook for the global and Canadian
economies during a teleconference call on Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00 AM EDT.
    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 the 2008 forecast is "Consumers Losing Momentum. "

    
    WHAT:        Media Briefing: EDC 2008 Global Export Forecast

                 Teleconference number 1-800-732-0232

                 Identification number 21251678
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    WHEN:        Tuesday, October 30 at 10:00 AM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    WHERE:       EDC Toronto Office
                 150 York St., Suite 810
                 Boardroom
                 Members of the media are welcome to attend this briefing in
                 person.
    

    The teleconference will be recorded and can be replayed from Tuesday
October 30 from 12:00 PM until Friday, November 2, 2007 11:59 PM. To access
the conference replay, participants must dial 1-877-289-8525 and enter pass
code: 21251678.

    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 6,400 Canadian
companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year.
EDC is financially self-sustaining and is a recognized leader in financial
reporting, economic analysis and has been named one of Canada's Top 100
Employers for seven consecutive years.




For further information:

For further information: Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904,
ptaylor@edc.ca, www.edc.ca


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