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Team Canada Trade Mission to Indonesia and the Philippines

Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service is seeking small, medium and large-sized companies, including exporters from diverse backgrounds, to join the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development for a Team Canada Trade Mission to Indonesia and the Philippines.


Dates: Sunday, December 1 to Friday, December 6, 2024

Market: Jakarta, Indonesia and Manila, Philippines

Priority Sectors: The trade mission is open to companies and organizations from all sectors. The trade mission program will focus on the following priority sectors:

  • agriculture and processed foods (including fish and seafood)
  • clean technologies, clean energy, green mining
  • information and communications technologies
  • infrastructure (nuclear, smart city, and airport technologies)



Members of the Canadian business delegation will participate in:

  • networking opportunities with Minister Ng and Indonesian and Filipino business leaders
  • on-site business briefings by our Trade Commissioners, senior officials, and key local industry players
  • market overviews and/or roundtables with local industry and experts
  • pre-arranged business to business meetings (only applicable to companies selected for the B2B program stream)


Team Canada Trade Missions welcome:

  • export-ready Canadian companies of all sizes, including exporters from diverse backgrounds, with strong potential to address opportunities in Indonesia and/or the Philippines and generate tangible business outcomes
  • provinces and territories, municipalities and other Canadian organizations, such as trade associations and chambers of commerce, looking to expand their reach and engagement in the Indonesian and Philippine markets


Each application will go through an extensive assessment process to determine the most suitable stream for the organization.  


Participants are responsible for organizing their own travel arrangements, including all air and ground transportation to and from the airport, and to make their own accommodation reservations. Programming and travel information (such as local transportation options and hotel block bookings) will be provided to confirmed participants as information becomes available.

There is no fee to participate in the trade mission. However, participants are responsible for covering all related travel costs, including airfare, accommodations, ground transportation and meals not included in the program.


Funding Programs


Canadian SMEs interested in participating in a trade mission may be able to apply to CanExport, a Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) program that provides funding to help Canadian SMEs diversify their export markets. As CanExport is not currently accepting applications, we invite you to check the program website in the fall for more information on funding availability as well as applicant eligibility.


The Government of Canada, as well as provincial and territorial governments, also offer export financing and other programs that help Canadian businesses expand internationally. Please consult the Business Benefits Finder to find programs and services suitable to your needs.



To be considered for the business delegation of the Team Canada Trade Mission to Indonesia and the Philippines, submit your application as soon as possible, and no later than September 6, 2024, 17:00 E.T. We anticipate a high demand for participation in this mission. To maximize the number of participating organizations, a maximum of two representatives per organization can register for the trade mission.


Registration deadline: September 6, 2024, 17:00 E.T.

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