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NAFTA is focus of NH-Canada trade forum in Whitefield

October 22. 2017 1:02AM

As negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reach a critical point, New Hampshire will host a workshop on the treaty at the New Hampshire-Canada Business Development Forum, scheduled for Oct. 27 at the Mount View Grand Hotel in Whitefield.

The daylong business forum is aimed at strengthening ties between New Hampshire and Canada, the state's largest trading partner.

The keynote, "NAFTA Negotiations" will feature David Alward, Canadian consul general to New England, and Mary Estelle Ryckman, retired from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Other workshops will focus on cultural and natural resources and economic opportunities between the two nations, with speakers from both countries.

The forum is organized by the New Hampshire-Canada Trade Council and the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs.

There is no registration fee but space is limited. Registration is open at until Oct. 23.

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