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Northwest Pacific Asia Connections

  1. 1. Northwest Pacific Asia Connections
  2. 2. From China to our Doorstep
  3. 3. New Possibilities Container Port Prince Rupert
  4. 4. To Asian Markets <ul><li>One day closer than Vancouver </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two days closer than Los Angeles . </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. For Northern BC and Prairies Access to Asian Markets
  6. 6. Boon to: <ul><li>Resource Manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Value Added Manufacturers </li></ul>
  7. 7. BC Exports to China Source – Industry Canada
  8. 8. All of Canada Source – Industry Canada
  9. 9. Asia Pacific Gateway <ul><li>And while government policy may provide the general structure for such a Gateway , the public must be engaged to </li></ul><ul><li>offer input and imagination </li></ul><ul><li>so as to </li></ul><ul><li>“ bring the Gateway to life .” Only then will the Gateway extend beyond just physical infrastructure, but also add value in terms of human resource, educational, environmental and cultural dimensions. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Investments </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration </li></ul><ul><li>Training and Education </li></ul>Multiple Visions of the Pacific Gateway
  11. 11. All levels of government should work within their own structures to implement the Gateway agenda .
  12. 12. <ul><li>Olympics, Bejing (2008); </li></ul><ul><li>World Expo, Shanghai (2010); </li></ul><ul><li>Winter Olympics, Vancouver (2010). </li></ul>Invite the World! Ride the wave!
  13. 13. <ul><li>The province will need to stand out </li></ul><ul><li>from its West Coast competitors </li></ul><ul><li>who are also pursuing </li></ul><ul><li>an aggressive Asia strategy. </li></ul>
  14. 14. How can we stand out? <ul><li>By being a welcoming community. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Symbols of Welcome <ul><li>Information in Chinese languages – Mandarin, Cantonese </li></ul><ul><li>Translation Services </li></ul><ul><li>An “one shop” office </li></ul><ul><li>A platform for shared interests </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese culture and language training </li></ul><ul><li>Art and Symbols of Welcome </li></ul>
  16. 16. Proposal * <ul><li>Translation to Mandarin 普通话 </li></ul><ul><li>(and other languages) – websites, phamplets, brochures. </li></ul><ul><li>Conference </li></ul><ul><li>to promote connections between </li></ul><ul><li>local and Chinese businesses . </li></ul>
  17. 17. Northwest Asia Pacific Connections <ul><li>Good for Terrace – promotion and tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Good for Local Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Good for Future Investments </li></ul>
  18. 18. 日本語 Français    Deutsch 中文                                                                          このページは工事中です。2007の秋リリスの予定です。   We are gathering and editing the content for this section. Thank you for your patience.   FUTURE PAGE                                                                                                                                                                                  
  19. 19. The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is funded by the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia. From asiapacific.ca View APF Canada brochure in PDF format. View                         (Korean). View                           (Chinese). Consultez la brochure de FAP Canada en format PDF.                               
  20. 20. Brochures and Websites Translation Proposal <ul><li>TEDA </li></ul><ul><li>City of Terrace </li></ul><ul><li>Kermodei Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Conference </li></ul>
  21. 21. Conference <ul><li>Information Booths </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars with Translation Services </li></ul>
  22. 22. Who might attend? <ul><li>Chinese Business Investors </li></ul><ul><li>Representatives from: </li></ul>Mining Value-Added Manufacturers Forestry Fish Processors Jade Transportation Tourism Real Estate Business Government
  23. 23. OUTCOMES <ul><li>Increased Investment </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of Opportunities/Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Marketing Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Capacity and Infrastructure </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><li>1,300,000,000 in China </li></ul><ul><li> 300,000,000 in US </li></ul><ul><li>30,000,000 in Canada </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Did you know? </li></ul>Created by Karl Fisch, and modified by Northwest Pacific Asia Connections
  26. 26. <ul><li>Sometimes size </li></ul><ul><li> does matter. </li></ul>
  27. 27. If you are one in a million in China …
  28. 28. <ul><li>There are 1,300 other people just like you. </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>In India there are 1,100 just like you. </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>The 25% of the </li></ul><ul><li>population in China </li></ul><ul><li>with the highest IQ’s …… </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Is greater than </li></ul><ul><li>the total population of </li></ul><ul><li>NORTH AMERICA </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>In India, it’s the top 28%. </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Translation for Teachers: </li></ul><ul><li>They have more honours kids </li></ul><ul><li>than we have kids. </li></ul>Did you know?
  34. 34. <ul><li>China will soon become </li></ul><ul><li>the number one English speaking country </li></ul><ul><li>in the world </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>If you took every single job </li></ul><ul><li>in the United States today </li></ul><ul><li>and shipped them to China … </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>China would still have a labour surplus </li></ul>
  37. 37. Can you recognize this country? <ul><li>Richest in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Largest military </li></ul><ul><li>Center of world business and finance </li></ul><ul><li>Strongest education system </li></ul><ul><li>World center of innovation and invention </li></ul><ul><li>Currency the world standard of value </li></ul><ul><li>Highest standard of living </li></ul>
  38. 38. England <ul><li>In 1900 </li></ul>
  39. 39. Terrace <ul><li>Trade Capital of the World </li></ul><ul><li>IN ???? </li></ul>
  40. 40. We can have an affect. Now you know.
  41. 41. For more information: <ul><li>Adam Tang [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Pat Stone [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Downie [email_address] </li></ul>Northwest Pacific Asia Connections
  42. 42. Thank you for your time and interest.

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