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To contact Quebec International Trade

Phone: 1 418 668-5500
Email: info@ciquebec.ca

To contact Quebec International Trade's accounting service

Annie Crespin
Tél.: 514 855-6000, poste 4834

Accounting Address:
710 rue Saint-Germain
Montréal (QC)
H4L 3R5

To contact your regional export promotion organisation (ORPEX)

Trouvez votre expert à l'international

West Montreal
North Shore
East Montreal
Downtown Montréal
National Capital Region
Laurentian Region
Central Quebec
Gaspé-Magdalen Islands Region
Lower St. Lawrence
Québec International is the ORPEX (regional export promotion organization) of the National Capital region. The mission of Québec International is to contribute to the economic development and international outreach of the National Capital. As a regional economic development agency, Québec International fosters business growth, supports key business sectors and attracts talent and investment to the region. Québec International helps National Capital businesses develop strategies to increase their exports and provides support to market their products and services. The organization offers activities, access to resources, and services suited to both regional SMEs and large-scale businesses alike.

Québec International

1175, avenue Lavigerie, bureau 300
Québec, QC
G1V 4P1

Phone: 418 681-9700
Fax: 418 681-1535





Margarita Motta, Export Commissioner

Margarita Motta

Export Commissioner
mmotta@quebecinternational.ca / 418 681-9700, ext. 229

Québec International
Region National Capital Region

Special Skills

  • Latin American markets
  • Spanish markets
  • All sectors of services

Margarita has worked in international business development for more than ten years. Her extensive experience is combined with an in-depth knowledge of international markets and expertise in mechanisms regulating international trade, business consulting and hosting of trade missions. Hailing from Columbia, Margarita holds an international MBA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.

For eight years, Margarita has worked for the Spanish chamber of commerce in Columbia where she held several positions, including international trade director. During her time at the chamber, she worked closely with several export businesses, supporting them in their process to enter the Columbian and Spanish markets.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic planning of international business development
  • Market intelligence
  • Organization of international trade shows and consulting support
  • Search for funding and partnerships
  • Development of custom marketing strategies for international markets
  • Strategic watch to identify business opportunities for companies
  • Extensive knowledge of Latin-American markets

Key Achievements

  • Development and organization of seven editions of Encuentro empresarial Hispano-Colombiano – More than 150 Spanish businesses wishing to enter the Columbian market got together in Bogota at those events. During each edition, Margarita coordinated the team that organized custom B2B meetings for attending businesses.
  • Organization of the Spain pavilion as guest country to the Gastronomia 2008 trade show – With an exhibit space of more than 1000 square metres and several Spanish companies and well-known invited chefs, Margarita succeeded in bringing together the main stakeholders of Spain’s agri-food industry to position the country as a top gastronomy destination.
  • Support to Quebec businesses in developing markets in various sectors, including in Columbia
  • Organization of trade missions (Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Asturias, Mexico D.F., Bogota, Istanbul)
  • Support to 24 Quebec businesses – Strategies for entering export markets
  • Meeting of some 100 Quebec businesses – Consulting