The Government of Canada is investing $600,000 through the Expanding Market Opportunities Program to support the ongoing work of FII India. This new investment builds on previous investments of $1.2 million, bringing the Government of Canada's total investment to $1.8 million. FII India is also supported by the Government of British Columbia.
•Canada is a world leader in the responsible production of high-quality forest products and is well positioned to meet India's growing demand.
•Canada's continued collaboration with India to expand market access is expected to create new opportunities for the Canadian forest sector and new choices for builders in India.
•In 2012, Canada-India bilateral investment was valued at $4.4 billion and two-way trade totalled $5.1 billion.