Media Advisory - Noted Economist Peter Hall to present Global Export Forecast
in Halifax on Wednesday May 26th

OTTAWA, May 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted Economist Peter Hall, Chief Economist for Export Development Canada (EDC), will be in Halifax to deliver EDC's 2010 forecast for the global and Nova-Scotian economies on Wednesday, May 26th at 11:30 AM ADT.

    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.

Let's Talk Exports is an annual, cross-Canada tour designed to provide you with the most up-to-date information available on the global economy and its implications for Canadian trade and investment opportunities. This is EDC's 27th annual cross-Canada tour.

The theme of this forecast is "The Critical Zone"

    WHAT:         EDC's Global Export Forecast, Spring 2010

    Date & Time:  Wednesday, May 26, 2010
                  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (ADT)

    Venue:        Pier 21
                  Meeting Room: Heritage Hall
                  1055 Marginal Road
                  Halifax, NS B3H 4P6
                  (902) 425-7770

Presented by EDC and Greater Halifax Partnership

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, is a recognized leader in financial reporting and economic analysis, and has been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for nine consecutive years.

SOURCE Export Development Canada

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Phil Taylor, Export Development Canada, Tel: (613) 291-1276, Blackberry:; FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:

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