An international business development resource for firms in Newfoundland and Labrador


NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

Friday, March 1st, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ALT Hotel
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

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!

The Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, 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)

To register for this FREE seminar, please contact Ms. Nichole Royal by e-mail at or by telephone at (709)-729-3283

Lunch and refreshments will be provided


  • 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, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation 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

Industry groups working collaboratively towards job creation and economic development in Newfoundland and Labrador through the support of increased trade and investment activities


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