Canadian Trade Delegation from Nova Scotia visits Barbados – 3-5 November 2013
Barbadian businesses, prospective international students and education institutions will have an opportunity to meet and network with 16 export-focussed Canadian companies, Universities and Colleges from Nova Scotia, Canada, during a visit to Barbados next week.
This Canadian trade mission organized by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Nova Scotia Business Inc., EduNova and the High Commission of Canada to Barbados consists of companies with expertise in the areas of Renewable Energy, Fisheries, Professional Services, Information & Communications Technologies as well as Education.
This visit is aimed at fostering increased trade development and investment opportunities between Barbados and Nova Scotia.
Commenting on this upcoming visit, Senior Trade Commissioner at the High Commission to Barbados, Mr. Jean-Pierre Hamel, stated “This close relationship is nurtured by regular visits to Barbados and to Atlantic Canada by our respective business communities, and this large Nova Scotia delegation is once again evidence of the continued confidence that Canadian firms have in Barbados”.
Given its strategic location on the East Coast of Canada, Nova Scotia offers Caribbean business partners unparalleled access to global markets, while having the range of products, services and expertise Barbados and regional markets need.