Media advisory - Economist Stephen Poloz in Vancouver to discuss Global Export Forecast and B.C. Outlook

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted economist Stephen Poloz will be
in Vancouver on Wednesday October 31 to discuss Export Development Canada's
(EDC) 2007-2008 forecast for the global, Canadian and B.C. economies.
    Mr. Poloz is the Senior Vice-President of Corporate Affairs and Chief
Economist for EDC.
    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 "Consumers Losing Momentum."

    WHAT:   Economist Stephen Poloz discusses EDC's Global Export Forecast
            and Outlook for B.C.

    WHEN:   Wednesday, October 31 at 9:30 AM (Mountain time)

    WHERE:  Sutton Place Hotel
            845 Burrard Street
            Vancouver, British Columbia

    HOW:    For media interviews, please contact Phil Taylor, EDC Public
            Affairs by telephone at 613-291-1276 or by email at

    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 7,000 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) 291-1276,;

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