The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), with support from Industry Canada and the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, are organizing a mission for Canadian aerospace companies to Japan the week of January 27, 2014.
Why is AIAC and DFATD Organizing a Mission to Japan?
According to Boeing’s 2013 market outlook, there will be a US$4.8 trillion market for 35,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years as the current world fleet poises to double in size. The Asia-Pacific region is forecast to account for 36% (12,820 new airplanes) of total demand valued at $1.89 trillion.
Aerospace Trade Mission to Japan – Purpose
The trade mission to Japan aims to help identify opportunities for Canadian firms to become possible suppliers on international programs which Japanese aerospace firms are partners or might be selected as partners in the near future (ie. Boeing 777X, 787-10, etc.). Key technological domains where there is close alignment between the needs of Japanese firms and current competencies of Canadian aerospace firms will be the focus of this trade mission. For more details interested parties may download a draft itinerary program.
Canadian Trade Mission Participants Selection Process
The AIAC’s trade mission to Japan is expected to comprise of a maximum of 5-7 Canadian aerospace firms. Download and complete the company profile and email the completed form to Vlada Shilina, Associate Vice President, International Strategy & Business Development, at Vlada.Shilina@aiac.ca by mid to late November 2013. Successful applicants will be notified by email by Friday December 6th 2013.
Contact a Member of the Planning Committee to Learn More
Contact one of the following people to learn more about this opportunity:
- Lynne Cranston, Trade Commissioner, DFATD, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vlada Shilina, Associate Vice President, International Strategy & Business Development, AIAC, Vlada.email@example.com
- Tony Yabe, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dominique Kowlessar, Senior Commerce Officer, IC, Dominique.email@example.com
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