Sister Cities & International Partners

As of the end of 2014, Markham's economic alliance partners include:

Sister Cities

Country
City
Date Agreement First Signed
Germany
Nördlingen
October 2001
U.S.
Town of Cary, North Carolina (Research Triangle area)
April 2002
China
Wuhan, Hubei
October 7, 2003

Friendship Cities

Country
City
Date MOU First Signed
Date Renewed
China
Huadu District, Guangdong
1998
December 3, 2013
China
Xiamen, Fujian
July 22, 2012

China
Zhongshan, Guangdong
September 30, 2012
May 21, 2014
China
Zibo, Shandong
November 24, 2012

China
Foshan, Guangdong
December 3, 2012

China
Ganzhou, Jiangxi
September 20, 2013

China
Qingdao, Shandong
October 7, 2013
November 5, 2013
China
Meizhou, Guangdong
December 10, 2013

China
Jiangmen, Guangdong
April 23, 2014

China
Nanhai, Guangdong
June 13, 2014

Sri Lanka
Mullaitivu, Northern Province
Friendship Agreement [PDF]       
January 14, 2017

Economic Alliance with Municipalities

Country
City
Date Agreement First Signed
China
Yangpu District, Shanghai
March 31, 2008
China
Haidian District, Beijing
May 15, 1998

Economic Alliances With Institutions

Country
City
Date Agreement First Signed
Date Renewed
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
November 1991
May 1998
China
Zhongguancun Science Park, Toronto Office
September 2002

India
World Trade Centre Mumbai
2012

India
All India Association of Industries
2012

India
Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture
2012

India
India College of Engineering Pune, India
2013

India
India Business Group, Mumbai
2013