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Export Development Canada Oct 02
Standard & Poors, October 2002
The ratings on Export Development Canada (EDC) reflect its status as an agent Crown corporation (agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada), its 100% ownership by the Government of Canada, and the provision that its debt constitutes direct obligations of the Canadian government and is a charge on and payable out of the government's Consolidated Revenue Fund. The ratings are supported by the expectation that EDC will continue to play a key role in financing and facilitating Canadian export trade and will receive the government's full support where appropriate. EDC (established in 1969) and its predecessor, the Export Credits Insurance Corp. (established in 1943), were created to support and develop, directly or indirectly, Canada's capacity to engage in export...
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Export Development Canada ,Canada,Farm Credit Canada,Business Development Bank of Canada,Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.,Canadian Wheat Board,Bank of Canada