Trade Missions

China Trade Mission - Exporting Innovation October 17-22, 2016

After two to three decades of double-digit GDP growth, the economy in China is slowing down. It is in this slow-down where opportunities arise.

The Central Government of China is focused on growing sustainably and there’s a need for clean tech, green tech, software solutions, governance and consulting support and innovations, sustainable products and services, particularly those geared at children and seniors, and even craft beer.

Mayor Helps, Councillor Lucas and designates from Victoria conducted several appointments over the week-long trip to China. View the presentationabout the trip, including information for Victoria-based businesses interesting in exporting goods or services to China.


Here is a list of the key contacts from the Trade & Invest BC and Canada Chamber of Commerce offices.  As well, here is the Trade Commissioner Service Network across China and their SME Gateway to China which can provide basic information about the China market, including a full section on e-commerce.

Locally, the South Island Prosperity Project is another resource for businesses in the Greater Victoria region to help facilitate connections and support growth.