News release

Premiers Strengthen Trade Relationships

Atlantic premiers strengthened the region's trade relationships with the southeastern United States during a trade mission Feb. 6 - 8 to Atlanta, Ga. with representatives of 18 companies from the Atlantic provinces.

The focus of the mission was to promote trade and investment opportunities in aerospace and defence, information technology, life sciences, agri-food and seafood, and oceans. The premiers participated in a number of events, including a visit to Lockheed Martin and a breakfast speaking engagement before the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

The full version of this release is available on the Council of Atlantic Premiers website by following the news release link at www.cap-cpma.ca

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