Delegation of twenty business people and representatives of institutions and organizations from the Quebec maritime sector
CHICAGO, IL, October 29th-30th 2015 - The Premier of Québec, Philippe Couillard, performs a two-day economic mission in the economic and cultural metropolis of the American Midwest, Chicago, Illinois. For the occasion, the Prime Minister is accompanied by a delegation of twenty business people and representatives of institutions and organizations from the Quebec maritime sector.
"The city of Chicago and the Mid-Western states are a nerve center for Quebec companies and an important crossroads in sea and rail transport networks in North America, making it a natural partner for the deployment of the first maritime strategy in the history of Quebec. We want to increase our trade in this sector with our American partners. This mission represents a unique opportunity to create sustainable partnerships for the realization of new investment projects that will have economic benefits for Quebec, "said the Prime Minister.