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Peruvian canadian chamber of commerce

Peruvian Canadian Chamber of Commerce

August 16th, 2012


  • Machinery export statistics

  • Potential reasons for growth

  • Overview of DFAIT and the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service – Services and Programs / Partner Programs / Upcoming Trade Missions

Machinery export stats
Machinery Export Stats

  • Total Canadian exports of machinery to Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2011 was $1.04B

  • Just four countries - Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru - accounted for $678M or 64% of the total

  • import of machinery is growing in 8 of the top 10 LAC markets

  • Export sales in this category have grown about 10% since 2007

Likely reasons for growth of machinery exports
Likely Reasons for Growth of Machinery Exports

  • Growing wealth and middle-class in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)

  • Implementation of free trade agreements, which lower tariffs on machinery

  • Growth in machinery-intensive sectors in LAC, eg agriculture; construction

  • Skills and technical capability to repair/maintain machinery, especially used machinery ex. Cuba

  • Professional expat class of Latin immigrants in Canada and U.S. facilitating machinery exports/imports and international business development

Canadian trade commissioner service who are we
Canadian Trade Commissioner Service: Who Are We?

  • Federal government: The commercial branch of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)

  • Our mission: to advance Canada’s commercial interests around the world; to help Canadian companies succeed internationally

  • A worldwide network of international business development professionals, with preferred access to business knowledge and contacts

  • Our global presence:

    • At home: 12 Regional Offices with over 100 trade officers:

    • Abroad: 150 offices in 101 countries with over 900 trade officers.

Our presence in latin america and the caribbean
Our Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • DFAIT has embassies and trade offices in most countries

  • Countries with extensive trade and investment with Canada (eg. Brazil) host multiple offices

  • All territories (even those not listed) are covered by an embassy or consulate

  • Full list with contact details at:

List of canadian trade offices in latin america and the caribbean
List of Canadian Trade Offices in Latin America and the Caribbean:

  • Argentina

  • Barbados

  • Brazil (6 offices)

  • Chile

  • Colombia

  • Costa Rica

  • Cuba

  • Dominican Republic

  • Ecuador

  • El Salvador

  • Guatemala

  • Guyana

  • Haiti

  • Jamaica

  • Panama

  • Peru

  • Trinidad & Tobago

  • Uruguay

  • Venezuela

Peruvian canadian chamber of commerce

Our Global Presence:

Over 150 trade offices around the world to serve your company

Dfait tcs extensive network
DFAIT/TCS Extensive Network

An excellent network in Canada and internationally to serve Canadian business:

  • Export Development Canada (EDC) (Export financing)

  • Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) and Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

  • Ontario gov’t – Ministry of Economic Development

  • Industry associations/ Business associations (eg. APMA)

  • Bilateral organizations (eg. Peru-Canada Chamber of Commerce)

What we do our 4 client services
What We Do :Our 4 Client Services

  • Prepare for International Markets

  • Assessing Market Potential

  • Finding Qualified Contacts

  • Resolving Problems

    These services are free of charge to our clients

    Client Definition: company is incorporated in Canada; has a product, service or technology with at least 50% Canadian content; has researched and selected their target market and is committed to exporting

Programs trade missions
Programs / Trade Missions

  • DFAIT Programs:

    • Global Commerce Support Program “Going Global Innovation”

    • More:

  • DFAIT Trade Missions:

    • Dom. Republic & Haiti – Sept 2-7th – infrastructure & agri-food

    • Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Libya – Oct 5-12 – infrastructure; health industries; education

    • Peru, Colombia, Panama – Nov 11-16th – infrastructure, specifically: energy, transportation and water

    • Phillipines & Thailand – date TBC – energy; cleantech


  • Ontario government trade missions:


  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce:

    • Export Market Access Program

    • Ontario Exporters Fund

  • Export Development Canada

    • Receivables insurance; buyer financing; credit checks on buyers; political risk insurance


Ontario office staff responsibilities
Ontario Office – Staff Responsibilities

  • Aerospace & DefenceShezara Ali

  • Environment ViktoriaPalfi

  • Renewable Energy/Global Value Chains Joshua Hodgson

  • Financial Services / Capital Projects Danielle Bieber

  • ICT: Wireless, Telecom EleonoreRupprecht

  • ICT: Digital Media, Software Candice Rice

  • Life Sciences: Med Devices/ Health IT AnonaLuckawieki

  • Life Sciences – Pharma and Biotech Sandra McRae

  • Mining & Nuclear Odette Corbu

  • Automotive Maria Stihovic

  • Green Building Alan Ballak

  • Innovation, Science & Technology PratimaRao

  • Asia, Africa, Mideast Geoffrey Jones

  • Europe, Americas Bill Macheras

  • Waterloo Region Robin MacNab

  • Ottawa-Gatineau Jane Rooney

  • Windsor-London Francis Uy

  • Advanced Manufacturing/Transportation Gerald Boamah

  • Note: Food & Beverage handled by Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (Guelph)

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Serving Canadian clients on-line:

Peruvian canadian chamber of commerce

Thank You!Bill MacherasTrade Commissioner, Americas and EuropeTel: