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Opened in 1978, the Québec Government Office in Washington is responsible for furthering Québec’s bilateral relations with the U.S. federal government (Administration and executive agencies as well as Congress).

It monitors legislative developments as well as the programs and policies of the U.S. federal government.

Québec and the United States: Prospering together

Bilateral trade

Bilateral Trade

$66 billion

Québec is the
United States’ 10th largest trading partner



$3.4 billion

Spent each year by
Quebeckers traveling to the U. S.


Québec Presence
in the U. S

More than 12 000 Québec
companies do business
in the United States

Job Creation

Job Creation

255k jobs

Over 250 000 Americans
work for Québec-owned businesses
in the United States

Covered territory

Washington, D.C.


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UPDATED Festival de la FrancophonieDC is here! February 20, 2020 Once again, the Québec Government Office in Washington joins the Smithsonian Associates and the Alliance française de Washington for le festival de la FrancophonieDC, a month-long celebration of la langue de Molière with public events across the nation’s capital. #FrancophonieDC
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QuébecDC40 – An anniversary worth celebrating! February 4, 2019 For the four staff members and interns at the Government of Québec's Office in the heart of Washington, D.C., last year was bustling to say the least. But 2018 was also an opportunity to celebrate 40 years of Québec diplomacy in the American capital. A look back on an action-filled year!
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On August 6th, 750 years of Montréal's indigenous history return to Washington! July 31, 2018 The Québec Government Office in Washington is excited that the film “Hochelaga, terre des âmes (Hochelaga, Land of Souls)” will again be screened in the American capital, during AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center's Canada Now Film Series. This epic narrative offers a kaleidoscopic take on...
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