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June 2017 Issue
NAFTACCA brings beef industry position on NAFTA renegotiation to Ottawa (Canadian Cattlemen's Association) - "CCA President Dan Darling and staff John Masswohl appeared before the Standing Committee on International Trade in Ottawa last week to discuss preserving market access for Canadian beef in the context of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as U.S. President Donald Trump has stated he intends to initiate." Read more.
May 2017 Issue
Japan - KoreaHealth Ingredients Mission to Japan and Korea -September 28 - October 6- Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is in the proposal stages for a health ingredients focused mission to Korea and Japan, anchored around the HI Japan tradeshow. Suppliers of healthy, functional, natural or organic food ingredients or processed products interested in the mission can contact Katie.Meredith@gov.ab.ca to receive full details once available.
Korea - MyanmarKorean International Livestock Expo & Myanmar extension - September 20-29 - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is in the proposal stages for a livestock-sector focused mission to Korea anchored around the KISTOCK tradeshow, with optional extension to the Livestock Myanmar show. Suppliers into the livestock sector, including livestock equipment and facilities, feed and feed additives, breeding stock, production, and services interested in the mission can contact Katie.Meredith@gov.ab.ca or Albert.Eringfeld@gov.ab.ca to receive full details once available.
JapanAlberta companies build momentum at Foodex Japan (Katie Meredith, AF) - Seven Alberta companies were part of a recent trade mission to the Foodex Japan tradeshow in Tokyo.
Middle EastExporters from Alberta’s forage industry participate in a mission to the United Arab Emirates and Oman (Etienne van Straaten, AF) - “With the phasing out of forage and cereal crop production in the region due to water scarcity, demand for feed is going to increase and Alberta is well-positioned to supply forages into this market," says van Straaten.
Southeast AsiaAlberta companies profile animal feed products and technologies to the growing Southeast Asian market (Rachel Luo, AF) - The program included Alberta animal feed and technology seminars in Bangkok, Thailand and in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as well as visits to the VIV Asia and Agritechnica trade shows.
United StatesAlberta companies gain traction with World Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank at Climate Smart Agriculture Events - “This mission provided a forum to profile Alberta’s leadership in climate smart agriculture and how this expertise may be used to help the WBG and IDB better develop innovative approaches to addressing climate change in their agricultural projects” says Samuel Boateng, Agriculture and Forestry (AF). Read more
Export Catalogue - Products
Agri-Food Products and Services Export Catalogue profiles the Alberta products available for export. Companies are invited to submit applications for the catalogue by completing an application form and supplying a product photo and company logo.
Download: May 2017 pdf

New or updated listings:
Steel Livestock Handling Equipment - 2W Livestock Equipment Ltd.

If you are exporting or export ready, apply to be listed. Download application form.

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