“Doing Business with Friends: The Canada/New England Trade Relationship” headlines the September 20th conference in Providence with keynote speaker Frank Ruddock, Consul, Foreign Policy and Diplomacy, Canadian Consulate of New England.
BRCSM’s Lisa Kresge will follow the keynote with a presentation on “NAFTA- Where Are We Headed?”
Statistics from the Office of the US Trade Representative about US trade with Canada include:
- US goods and services trade with Canada totaled an estimated $662.7 billion in 2015.
- Canada is currently our 2nd largest goods trading partner with $575 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2015.
- Trade in services with Canada (exports and imports) totaled an estimated $87.5 billion in 2015.
Representatives from ALEX AND ANI; US Customs & Border Protection; Canadian Border Services Agency; Purdue Pharma and the Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition will discuss trade compliance, logistics, cargo security and best trade practices between the two countries.
The program is sponsored by CONECT, the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade, a non-profit, member-based business association for companies involved in international trade and/or transportation. Learn more here: https://www.conect.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?alias=USCanada2016
Or contact Lisa Kresge at BRCSM here: lkresge@BRCSM.com