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International Trade, Competitiveness and the Great Lakes Shipping Economy

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Did you know that the Great Lakes regional economy was worth over $7 trillion in 2015? Did you know that Toronto is a major marine hub?

Each year, the Great Lakes-Seaway fuels the competitiveness of Canada’s largest economic centre and:

  • Transports more than 160 million metric tonnes of goods
  • Generates $35 billion in revenues
  • Supports 227,000 jobs

Billions of dollars of investment in new ships and technology are transforming how global Fortune 500 companies are building wealth in the region.

Join our expert panel of the industry’s top executives, as they share insights on new developments and opportunities for further economic growth through Toronto’s marine superhighway.

Add to Calendar   04/05/2017 12:00 PM 04/05/2017 1:30 PM Canada/Toronto International Trade, Competitiveness and the Great Lakes Shipping Economy

Did you know that the Great Lakes regional economy was worth over $7 trillion in 2015? Did you know that Toronto is a major marine hub?

Each year, the Great Lakes-Seaway fuels the competitiveness of Canada’s largest economic centre and:

  • Transports more than 160 million metric tonnes of goods
  • Generates $35 billion in revenues
  • Supports 227,000 jobs

Billions of dollars of investment in new ships and technology are transforming how global Fortune 500 companies are building wealth in the region.

Join our expert panel of the industry’s top executives, as they share insights on new developments and opportunities for further economic growth through Toronto’s marine superhighway.

1 First Canadian Place - Toronto Region Board of Trade

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