Media Advisory - Economist Stephen Poloz to Deliver Global Export Forecast

    OTTAWA, April 11 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted economist Stephen Poloz, Export
Development Canada (EDC) Senior Vice-President of Corporate Affairs and Chief
Economist, will deliver EDC's 2007-2008 forecast for the global and Canadian
economies during a teleconference call in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 17 at
11:00 AM EST. Members of the media are welcome to attend this briefing in
    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 "Adapting to the Evolving Trade Paradigm."


    WHAT:     Media Briefing: EDC's Global Export Forecast, Spring 2007

              Teleconference at 1-800-733-7571, call number 21226832

    WHEN:     Tuesday, April 17 at 11:00 AM (Eastern Standard Time)

    WHERE:    EDC Head Office
              151 O'Connor Street
              14th Floor, Aitken Room
              Members of the media are welcome to attend this briefing in

    The teleconference will be recorded and can be replayed from April 17,
2006 at 2:00 PM EST until midnight April 19, 2007. To access the conference
replay, participants must dial 1-877-289-8525 and enter pass code: 21226832.

    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 six consecutive years.

For further information:

For further information: Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 291-1276,;

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