B.C.’s Economic Strengths Highlighted in Europe and New York

B.C.’s Finance Minister Michael de Jong travels to Europe and New York to meet with investors June 1 – 11, 2014, where he will discuss B.C.’s economy, balanced budget, triple-A credit rating and LNG opportunity.

The minister and senior finance ministry officials will meet with investors interested in buying British Columbia bonds in the international and Canadian capital markets. The meetings present an excellent opportunity for highlighting the Province’s favorable credit story and generating European investor demand for B.C. bonds when the province comes to market. A strong investor following supports relatively low borrowing costs for provincial taxpayers.

As well as meeting with investors in London, de Jong will meet with officials and the U.K. Treasury to learn from London’s decision to become an offshore Renminbi Trading Centre. In November 2013, B.C. became the first foreign government to issue bonds into the Chinese Renminbi (CNH) market.

In New York, the minister will attend a conference on North American energy.

Press Release, June 2, 2014

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Nov 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

2nd Global LNG Forum

Global LNG Forum is an exclusive networking and knowledge-sharing platform for top experts and business leaders in the industry.

read more >

Budapest LNG Summit 2019

The Budapest LNG Summit is a niche event focused on the up and coming LNG region of Central & Eastern Europe (CEE).

read more >

CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening

The CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening will be returning to Rome in 2019 to celebrate it’s 20th year.

read more >

LNG Pricing, Trading & Hedging: 3-Day Training Course – Singapore / Jan 2019

This three-day training program provides a unique opportunity to learn and apply the practical skills, knowledge and tools needed to:…

read more >