OTTAWA, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Noted Economist Peter Hall, Chief Economist for Export Development Canada (EDC), will be in Edmonton to deliver EDC's 2013 forecast for the Global and Alberta economies on Wednesday, May 15 at 11:30 AM (MDT).
Members of the media are invited to attend the lunchtime presentation in person.
The theme of this forecast is "Gearing up for growth." Mr. Hall will discuss global economic and trade trends, including a regional and industrial outlook to help Canadian companies identify foreign market opportunities and risks.
Of note in this forecast will be the impact of a burgeoning U.S. recovery upon Canadian and world markets, the forecasted drag of the European economies, and emerging market outlooks.
|WHO:||Peter Hall, Chief Economist, EDC|
|WHAT:||Global Export Forecast, Alberta outlook|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, May 15th at 11:30 AM (Mountain Daylight Time)|
|VENUE:|| Edmonton Westin Hotel
British Columbia/Alberta Room
10135 100th Street
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 7,400 Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide each year. EDC is financially self-sustaining and a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis.
SOURCE: Export Development Canada
For further information:
Export Development Canada
Tel: (613) 598-2904