DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Mexico's international trade with its third-largest export market will be the topic of discussion at a press conference at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Rotunda of the State Capitol in Santa Fe with the Consul General of Canada, Mrs. Sara Wilshaw.
In addition Mrs. Wilshaw will note the 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the founding of Canada in 1867 and the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Consulate General of Canada launching official diplomatic representation to the State of New Mexico in 1967.
Canada is New Mexico's third-largest export market. New Mexico exports $180 million in goods to Canada annually, supporting 42,800 jobs in the state. 92,600 Canadian tourists visit New Mexico each year, boosting the state's economy by $32 million.
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Consulate General of Canada
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