Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - July 14, 2017

On the margins of his participation at the National Governors Association meeting, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with Kim Reynolds, Governor of Iowa.

The Prime Minister and the Governor discussed a range of Canada-Iowa issues, including renewable energy, the shared importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the benefit trade brings to both Canada and Iowa – including agriculture, aircraft parts, steel and aluminum.

Canada-Iowa bilateral trade was valued at US$5.9 billion in 2016, supporting over 100,000 jobs in the state.