Jobs, Trade and Technology

Ministers to visit Asia to strengthen ties, advance trade

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Jobs, Trade and Technology

Ministers to visit Asia to strengthen ties, advance trade

Chinese, Korean and Punjabi translations are included in this release

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Media Relations
Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology
778 698-2892

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Asia mission itinerary

The following itinerary is confirmed as of March 7, 2019, and includes bilateral meetings and industry sector events.

Tokyo, Japan

March 17

  • Arrival in Japan

March 18

  • Meeting with Ian Burney, Ambassador of Canada to Japan
  • Toyota Tsuho Corporation
  • Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation
  • Chiyoda Corporation
  • Mitsui & Co.
  • Costco Japan
  • Sony
  • Kamishakujii Kohoen Nursing Home (site tour)
  • B.C.-Japan energy sector dinner

March 19

  • Tokyo fish market in Toyosu (site tour)
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Meeting with tourism operators
  • B.C.-Japan trade and investment reception
  • CPTPP trade and investment networking event
  • Fujitsu Limited
  • Agrifoods stakeholder roundtable

South Korea

March 20

  • Travel to South Korea
  • Meeting with Michael Danagher, Ambassador of Canada to South Korea
  • Bilateral meeting with Gyeonggi Provincial Government
  • B.C.-South Korea networking event

March 21

  • SK Telecom Company Limited
  • SK E&S Co. Ltd.
  • Elbon the Table
  • Lotte Home Shopping Inc.
  • B.C.-South Korea agrifood trade event
  • Samsung Electronics

March 22

  • Hyundai Motors
  • Korea Gas Corporation

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