Media Advisory - Noted Economist Peter Hall to present Global Export Forecast
in Kitchener on Thursday April 29th

OTTAWA, April 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Noted Economist Peter Hall, Chief Economist for Export Development Canada (EDC), will be in Kitchener to deliver EDC's 2010 forecast for the global and Canadian economies on Thursday, April 29 at 11:30 AM EDT.

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:    Thursday, April 29, 2010
                    11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (EDT)

    Venue:          Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo Hotel & Conference
                    Meeting Room: Ontario Salons B&C
                    30 Fairway Road South
                    Kitchener, ON N2A 2N2
                    (519) 893-1211

Presented by EDC and Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce

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 8,400 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:

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