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Canadian Commercial Corporation achieves $1 billion contract milestone in Cuba

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - Today, the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) announced that as of March 31, 2017, it has signed over one billion dollars in contracts in support of Canadian companies selling to Cuban government buyers since 1991.

Through its unique government-to-government contracting mechanism, CCC has helped Canadian exporters provide the Government of Cuba with a variety of consumer goods and services that have supported the island nation's agricultural and tourism sectors.

CCC looks forward to continuing its strong bilateral commercial relationship with the Government of Cuba, helping to strengthen the Cuban economy through increasing international trade with Canada.

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"One billion dollars of contracts signed with the Cuban Government is a significant achievement for CCC. The success of our program demonstrates the value CCC offers Canadian exporters, and SMEs in particular, both in the Cuban market and other markets around the world."

- Martin Zablocki, President and CEO, Canadian Commercial Corporation

"As a leader in the manufacturing and development of a wide range of specialized construction products, Durabond Products Limited has had tremendous success working with CCC in the Cuban Market. Utilizing the CCC Cuba Contracting Program, we have successfully sold over 4.9 M USD but more importantly expect sales to continue in the near future."

Enzo Calisi, V.P. International Operations, Durabond Products Limited

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