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Export Development Canada (EDC) is a Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage: the trade knowledge, financial solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence. Read more.
In 2017, EDC declared Southeast Asia to be a high-priority strategic region, because economic growth and development are expected to exceed the global average for the next several years.
Watch video: Canada’s ASEAN Opportunities (March 28, 2019)
Part of Global Affairs Canada, the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service helps Canadian businesses grow with confidence by connecting them with funding and support programs, international opportunities, and network of trade commissioners in over 160 cities worldwide. Read more.
Read stories about some of Canada’s international efforts for development, trade and foreign policy (use the drop-down menus.)
Trade Facilitation Office (TFO) Canada is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve lives by creating sustainable trade partnerships for exporters from developing countries with Canadian and foreign buyers. TFO Canada assists Small and Medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and Trade Support Institutions (TSIs) from developing countries to access international markets through information, advice and contact services. Read more.
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Government of Canada, June 20, 2021 – The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, and Muhammad Lutfi, Indonesia’s Minister of Trade, announced that Canada and Indonesia will begin negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA). Read more.
Consulting Canadians on a possible comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Indonesia
Government of Canada, January 8, 2021 – The Government of Canada is soliciting the views of the Canadian public and interested stakeholders to help define our priorities in relation to a possible comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) between Canada and Indonesia. Read more.
Government of Canada, November 16, 2021 – Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met virtually with ASEAN Economic Ministers at the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) – Canada Consultations, where they announced that Canada and ASEAN have agreed to proceed with negotiations toward a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA), marking an historic milestone in the Canada-ASEAN relationship.
Government of Canada, July 30, 2020 – Both ASEAN and Canada have identified economic cooperation and trade and investment as necessary elements in further growing and developing their respective economies, as well as the Canada-ASEAN bilateral relationship. Read more.
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service: Trade agreement opens more doors for Canadians in Asia‑Pacific markets
CanadExport, January 3, 2021 – At a time when Canadian companies are looking to recover and grow by diversifying their markets, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans‑Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) provides much‑needed visibility and stability for Canada’s goods, services and investment opportunities in the Asia‑Pacific region. Read more.
Read stories about the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans‑Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) (use the drop-down menu “Category”.)
DOING BUSINESS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
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ASEAN TRADE OFFICES IN CANADA
567 Seymour Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3H6 Canada
Phone: +1 604-696-6322 / 604-559-5021
Philippine Consulate General (Trade Office)
903 – 80 Richmond St. West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2A4 Canada
Office of Commercial Affairs, Toronto
31 Gloucester Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1L8
Tel. 1 (416) 921-5400
Fax. 1 (416) 921-7545
Thai Trade Centre, Vancouver
Ste. 1009, 1166 Alberni Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3Z3
Tel. 1 (604) 687-6400
Fax. 1 (604) 683-6775
161 Sherwood Dr., Ottawa, ON K1Y 3V5 Canada
Tel: 613 715-9683
Fax: 613 715-9482
(Canadian Chamber of Commerce)
CanCham Cambodia: support Canadian
companies and entrepreneurs in Cambodia.
CanCham Philippines: represent, support, andpromote Canada-Philippines business interests.
CanCham Thailand: support, promote and enhancemember business interests by leveraging Canada’s unique brand in Thailand.
CanCham Vietnam: support and strengthen business relations between organizations in Vietnam, between incoming Canada and outgoing Vietnamese companies, and between Canada and Vietnam.
Indonesia Canada Chamber of Commerce: serving its members, the Indonesian-Canadian business community.
Malaysia Canada Business Council: bringing
together Malaysian and Canadian businesses.
Canada Vietnam Trade Council: promoting trade and investment between Canada and Vietnam.