Products and services associated with healthy living are also popular.Canada is known for having a clean environment and Chinese tourists and consumers are very attracted to food and natural products that are grown and sold in Canada for that reason.”Ontario ginseng is popular amongst Chinese consumers, Hamel says, as well as other vitamins and nutraceuticals.Since March 4, 2017, Government officials interacted with over 600 stakeholders and partners and received over 130 submissions from Canadians.In keeping with the Government of Canada’s commitment to transparency, this report aims to provide a summary of the views that were conveyed by Canadians during this official consultation period.An increase in Chinese tourists can benefit not only new exporters by creating a new demand for previously unfamiliar products, but it can help those Canadians already exporting to China increase their sales.“Chinese tourists will come here and familiarize themselves with Canadian products and often they will go home and purchase them online,” Hamel says, adding online shopping is very popular in China.
The site includes tips for Canadian businesses on how to use the initiative to their advantage, as well as access the logo which they can use for promotional purposes.
Despite the conclusion of this official consultation period, the Government of Canada remains committed to hearing from Canadians on this important subject and will ensure that Canadians continue to have the opportunity to provide their views as we engage with China.
Send your submission or any questions by email: China Trade Consultations/Consultationscommerce Chine [email protected] Read more On September 22, 2016, Prime Minister Trudeau and Chinese Premier Li announced the launch of exploratory discussions to examine the prospects for a possible Canada-China FTA.
Blueberries, and cranberries, wine, beer and spirits, private health services, winter sports gear and sporting experiences and activities, ‘’are great examples of things that will appeal to Chinese tourists,” she notes.
As China gears-up to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing, it has set an ambitious target to get 300 million people involved in winter sports by that time.