Channel 1 Los Angeles
July 23, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke yesterday with Ramon Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry of the Philippines.
Minister Ng and Secretary Lopez spoke about how Canada and the Philippines can continue to work together to support their businesses and people as the world rebuilds after the COVID-19 pandemic.
They also discussed the benefits of further developing the trade and investment relationship between Canada and the Philippines—ensuring that economic growth is inclusive and sustainable so that everyone can access the benefits of trade, including women and small business owners.
Minister Ng and Secretary Lopez also highlighted how deepening trade relationships between both countries, as well as further cooperation between Canada and ASEAN nations, will lead to the creation of good jobs in Canada and the Philippines.