In Toronto President Victor Yushchenko took part in business forum “Prospects of Ukrainian-Canadian cooperation after Ukraine’s accession to the WTO”, according to the President`s press-office.

In his speech President Yushchenko pointed to steady economic growth of Ukraine as a positive factor for deepening cooperation between Ukrainian and Canadian businesses.

“We consider Canada and Canadian business our firm partners. We highly appreciate a distinct status of relations established between our states”, - he added.

As one of the promising areas for cooperation President named Ukrainian agriculture.

“We are highly interested in increasing investments flow into our agriculture”, - he said, adding that potential benefits for investors lie in both sectors of production and processing of agricultural goods.

He also invited Canadian businessmen to join projects on preparation to holding EURO 2012 in Ukraine, reminding that there had been a law adopted, providing such investors with preferences.