The United States and Canada – A strong partnership in agriculture
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The United States and Canada
A strong, integrated and balanced partnership in agriculture
Let's keep a good thing growing!
In 2018, Canada was the #1 export market for U.S. agricultural products!
Nearly $2 billion worth of goods and services crosses the U.S.-Canada border every day.
The U.S. exports more to Canada than to China, Japan and the United Kingdom combined!
Nearly 9 million jobs in the U.S. rely on trade and investment with Canada.
For every $1 billion in U.S. agricultural exports, approximately 8,100 American jobs are supported and $1.3 billion in economic activity is generated.
Over $15 billion of processed food and beverage products made in the U.S. were exported to Canada in 2018.
U.S. agricultural exports to Canada have increased 27% in the last 10 years.
Canada is the #1 agricultural export market for 30 U.S. states.
Balanced U.S.-Canada agriculture and agri-food trade = $49.7B
U.S. agricultural exports to Canada = $25.7 billion including:
- Fruits and Nuts $4.7B
- Food Preparations $4.2B
- Vegetables $2.9B
- Beverages $2.7B
- Baked goods $1.2B
U.S. agricultural imports from Canada = $24.0 billion including:
- Vegetables $2.8B
- Baked Goods $2.7B
- Beef and Pork $2.3B
- Canola Oil $1.6B
- Chocolate Products $1.4B
All figures in U.S. dollars based on 2018 total U.S. export and import data (as of March 2019).
Trade data source: U.S. Census Bureau based on the World Trade Organization definition of agriculture
Additional source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
For more information: www.agr.gc.ca/agpartners
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