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PM Harper Arrives in China Hoping to Increase Exports

Posted November 07, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Lee-Anne Goodman – CBC News)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in China on Thursday to begin a four-day visit that will focus largely on building closer economic ties to Canada's No. 2 trading partner. [...]

The prime minister is leading a delegation of Canadian business representatives on Friday in Hangzhou, a fast-growing industrial metropolis south of Shanghai, before heading to the Chinese capital on the weekend.

Those in his entourage include Canadian pork, beef and grain producers, officials from financial services companies and mining and oil and gas firms. Industry Minister James Moore and International Trade Minister Ed Fast are also along for the trip. Read more here.