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The Québec Government Office in Chicago represents the Québec government in 12 states across the Midwest. This mandate involves working on a wide range of commercial, economic, political, environmental, and cultural matters of interest to Québec and this region of the United States.

Quebec's econonomic and financial profile
Québec’s economic and financial profile (PDF, 572 KB)

Québec and the United States: Prospering together

Bilateral trade

Bilateral Trade

$66 billion

Québec is the
United States’ 10th 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 territories

South Dakota, North Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.


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Cooking up new business for Quebec companies in U.S. private label food and beverage December 19, 2018 From November 11th to 13th, 2018, the Delegation of Quebec in Chicago (DQC) participated in North America’s largest private label food and beverage show alongside around 30 exhibiting companies from Quebec. The week prior, around a dozen companies also made the trip from Quebec to Illinois for a...
Jean-François Hould speaks to Milwaukee's Public Radio, WUWM, on Trade, Jobs, and Tariffs December 10, 2018 Our Québec Government Representative here in Chicago speaks to Mitch Teich, host of Milwaukee's public radio station WUWM's Lake Effect on the impact of tariffs for Wisconsin jobs. Listen to the interview HERE.
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Recap: Quebec participation to the Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers. October 27, 2017 From October 20 through the 22nd, 2017, the Government of Quebec took part in the Leadership Summit of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers (GSGP) in Detroit (MI) and Windsor (ON). The Quebec delegation included the Minister of Transport, Sustainable Mobility and Transport...
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Humor: Sugar Sammy on tour in Chicago! January 31, 2019  to  February 2, 2019 | Arts and Culture After more than 1600 shows in 31 countries, the Québécois comedian, Sugar Sammy, is back to Chicago during the last week of January with a hilarious show full of sharp humor. Born and raised in an Indian immigrant family in...
Global Economy: The World Trade Organization’s Gabrielle Marceau in Chicago February 12, 2019  to  February 13, 2019 | Public affairs Gabrielle Marceau, conseillère senior au département d’Affaires Juridiques de l’Organisation Mondiale du Commerce (OMC) sera à Chicago le 12 et 13 février 2019 pour une série d’évènements publics sur les thèmes de la politique commerciale mondiale, du rôle des organisations internationales et des enjeux politiques et...
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Cinéma: Bad Seeds at UW-Milwaukee's Festival of Films in French February 22, 2019  to  February 24, 2019 | Arts and Culture The University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Annual Festival of Films in French turns 22 this year! And we are pleased to announce the continued programming of great Québec films! This year, the Festival is presenting Les Mauvaises...
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