Doing business in the United States and Mexico
The United States (U.S.) and Mexico represent Canada's largest trading partners with over $65 billion in combined agri-food and seafood trade in 2015, an increase of 282% since the signature of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1993.
These markets represent nearly 449 million consumers and total agri-food and seafood imports of $217 billion, over $34 billion of which came from Canada in 2015. Canadian exports to the U.S. and Mexico are very vast in nature with nearly 80% of Canada's total processed food exports going to these markets.
- Market intelligence
- Access reports that discuss opportunities in the United States and Mexico, and learn about market trends in your state or sector of interest.
- Canada-United States bilateral trade
- Learn about the world's largest bilateral agricultural trading relationship, including opportunities and challenges faced by the U.S. and Canada.
- Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)
- Learn about the CUSMA and Canada’s agriculture sector.
- CPTPP for Agri-Food Exporters
- Find out what the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is and how it can benefit your exports to its markets.
- Trade and investment agreements
- Find international trade and investment agreements and negotiations.
More support for business
- Agri-Food Trade Services for Exporters
- Find trade events, in-market Trade Commissioners, marketing tools and more to help you achieve your international business goals.
- Market access services
- The Market Access Secretariat (MAS) is your single window for market access and market development inquiries. Contact MAS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch agri-food trade commissioners at your service and learn how your company or organization can benefit from export advice and guidance to help you achieve your international business goals.
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