Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change leads clean-technology business delegation to China and meets with the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development

December 3, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will travel to China from December 5-8, 2016 to lead a clean-technology sector business delegation with Canadian and Chinese companies, will have high-level meetings with her counterparts, and will serve as the international executive vice-chair of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED).

In Beijing and Guangzhou, Minister McKenna will support Canadian companies working in the clean-technology sector to identify and pursue business opportunities in the growing Chinese market. China represents the fastest-growing market for clean-technology industries, with a potential for business of over $63 billion. The Minister will encourage partnerships between Canada and China to identify solutions that will help both countries address the effects of climate change, accelerate the shift to a clean-growth economy, and create new opportunities and good jobs …