Date: May 9, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Location: Delta St. John’s Hotel
Cost: $60.00 + HST

Don’t Miss Let’s Talk Exports in St. John’s, NL on May 9, 2016!

Let’s Talk Exports is your chance to get the most up-to-date information available on what the global economy has in store for exporting businesses of all sizes, in all sectors.

“The global economic situation we’re in right now is truly unique. Volatility is making the headlines, with plunging equities, commodity prices currencies, but hand-in-hand with that turbulence is real economic growth, driven in large part by the ‘engine’ economy of the U.S.,” said Peter Hall, Vice President and Chief Economist, EDC.

Will there be an end to the commodity price plunge? Is Canada’s winning streak at an end, or are there opportunities to pursue?

“During the ‘Let’s Talk Exports’ tour I’ll break down the global economic situation and explain what it means for you, the Canadian exporter. I’ll be your personal economist for the day and respond to your questions about the dollar, interest rates, forecasts for your sector or whatever else in the economy is concerning you. There are international opportunities to be had right now for Canadian exporters, and I hope to help you find them.”

Join Peter G. Hall, Vice-President & Chief Economist at Export Development Canada, to hear answers to these and other questions about the global economy and its effects on Canada, along with forecasts of the Canadian dollar, commodity prices and growth in your industry.

Speaker Profile

Peter Hall 
Vice-President and Chief Economist
Export Development Canada

Peter Hall joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in November 2004. With over 25 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting, Mr. Hall is responsible for overseeing EDC’s economic analysis, country risk assessment and corporate research groups. In addition to preparing strategic advice for senior management at EDC, Mr. Hall is a featured speaker at conferences, international roundtables and policy fora, and regularly appears in television, radio and print media commenting on the world economy and Canadian international trade issues. He produces a widely circulated print and video weekly commentary covering an eclectic range of current global economic issues.

Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Hall directed the economic forecasting activities of the Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Hall has served as president of both the Canadian Association for Business Economics, a 600-member national association of professional economists, and its largest local chapter, the Ottawa Economics Association. Mr. Hall has degrees in economics from both Carleton University and the University of Toronto.

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