OTTAWA, May 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted Economist Peter Hall, Chief Economist
for Export Development Canada (EDC), will be in Winnipeg to deliver EDC's
2009-2010 forecast for the global and Manitoba economies on Thursday, May 7,
2009, 11:30 a.m. Cental Daylight Time
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 Manitoba Outlook, Spring 2009
WHEN: Thursday, May 7, 2009, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (CDT)
WHERE: The Fairmont Winnipeg
2 Lombard Place
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: firstname.lastname@example.org