Media Advisory - Minister Carr to Travel to China

OTTAWA, June 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will travel to China from June 5 to 9, 2017, to build on Canada's and China's strong trade and investment relationship and to promote Canada's resource products and expertise, including forest products, energy and clean technologies. The Minister will be accompanied by a delegation comprising senior industry representatives from Canada's forest, energy and clean technology sectors, as well as provincial representatives and Indigenous leaders.

Minister Carr will deliver a keynote address at Canada in Conversation, a speaker's series hosted by Canada's Embassy in China; meet with his international counterparts as part of the Clean Energy Ministerial and discuss ways to advance commitments under Mission Innovation; participate in the launch of the Sino–Canadian Eco-district and open its new Wood Science Centre.  

Minister Carr will host a number of roundtables with industry and meet with his Chinese counterparts to advance collaborative efforts on clean energy and pursue trade opportunities to diversify international markets for Canadian resources, including wood products and clean technologies.

For the latest information about the trip, visit our Canada and China web site, which is available in both official languages as well as in simplified Chinese.

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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada

For further information: Media Relations, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, 1-855-862-1809,; Alexandre Deslongchamps, Office of the Minister of Natural Resources, 343-292-6837


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