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  • CPTPP & CKFTA Seminar and Business Forum

CPTPP & CKFTA Seminar and Business Forum

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

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Marriott Halifax Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS, Canada



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Looking to expand your business?

You are invited to a full day seminar to learn from experts about how your company can benefit from Canada’s Free Trade Agreements: the CPTPP & CKFTA!

Nova Scotia Business Inc., in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is pleased to invite you to join some of Canada’s international business development experts to learn about commercial opportunities in Asia Pacific that stem from the newly signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), and the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA).

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM  (networking and check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.)
Marriott Harbourfront Hotel | Halifax Ballroom
1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Registration is FREE. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

If you are interested in having a one-on-one meeting with one or more of the confirmed presenters, please complete the Export Café Meeting Application Form before 5:00 PM on Monday, February 18, 2019.

Questions about the seminar may be directed to Yuliya Demish at ydemish@nsbi.ca


  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in CPTPP markets and South Korea
  • Gain insight into enhanced market opportunities in a variety of sectors
  • Receive programming information from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Nova Scotia Business Inc. and other government organizations
  • Meet with Canadian Trade Commissioners who can help your company prepare to export to the Asia Pacific region


  • Kyle Nunas, Consul General, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Arun Alexander, Minister (Commercial) & Senior Trade Commissioner, Tokyo, Japan
  • Ladan Amirazizi, Senior Trade Commissioner, Canberra, Australia
  • Steven Goodinson, Minister-Counsellor & Senior Trade Commissioner, Seoul, South Korea

The Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy is a collaborative, pan-Atlantic approach which aims to help Atlantic businesses begin exporting, increase their export sales, expand to new markets, and create global partnerships.  The Strategy was developed jointly by the governments of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Yuliya Demish


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