Canada seeks to increase agricultural cooperation with Vietnam

The Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay will lead a trade mission to Vietnam and India as part of his government's efforts to strengthen and expand Canada's trade relationships in the Asia-Pacific region. During his visit from Sunday until March 10, the Minister will be accompanied by a group of Canadian industry associations representing a variety of agriculture, agri-food and seafood segments to demonstrate his government's efforts to strengthen and expand his country's middle class job opportunities.

Last year, Canadian businesses exported more than 187 million USD and in agricultural, agri-food, fish and seafood products to Vietnam. Canada is the 5th largest agricultural exporter in the globe, and the agriculture and agri-food industry employs 2.2 million people.

Source: VOV5