On July 26, 2022, the Government of New Brunswick announced that the governments of all four Atlantic provinces, as well as the Federal Government, have revealed an updated Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy. The provinces have committed to providing five additional years of joint efforts to boost international trade and encourage foreign investment in the Atlantic region. The Federal and provincial authorities have signed an agreement to invest a combined $20 million over the next five years to support activities designed to help small and medium-sized companies.