Red meat trade balance reports

This section provides information on Canadian trade balance of beef and veal (combined), and pork, along with other sectoral reports and links.

1 – Beef and veal
Graph: Value of the trade balance for Canadian beef and veal
The table below represents the data to produce the graph above
Trade balance for Canadian beef and veal (in millions of dollars)
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 - September
Exports [1] 1,462 1,921 1,849 1,334 1,244 1,353 1,261 1,422 1,329 1,209 1,327 1,937 2,232 2,274 1,790
Imports 836 364 470 642 847 887 904 901 1,170 1,369 1,394 1,471 1,600 1,373 1,018
Trade balance 626 1,557 1,380 692 397 466 357 521 159 -160 -67 466 632 901 772
[1] Domestic exports only (excludes re-exports)
Source: Statistics Canada
Prepared by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section
Trade balance for Canadian beef and veal (dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 - September
Exports [1] 1,327,208,452 1,936,586,523 2,232,008,893 2,274,119,484 1,790,084,756
Imports 1,394,309,336 1,470,644,930 1,599,892,392 1,372,904,707 1,018,177,022
Trade balance (67,100,884) 465,941,593 632,116,501 901,214,777 771,907,734
[1] Domestic exports only (excludes re-exports)
Source: Statistics Canada
Prepared by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section
2 – Hogs
Graph: Value of the trade balance for Canadian pork
The table below represents the data to produce the graph above
Trade balance for Canadian pork (in millions of dollars)
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 - September
Exports [1] 2,336 2,647 2,830 2,528 2,385 2,723 2,584 2,754 3,195 3,191 3,188 3,712 3,436 3,814 2,999
Imports 327 404 520 528 546 628 629 697 809 958 972 1,151 1,211 1,332 958
Trade balance 2,009 2,243 2,311 2,000 1,839 2,096 1,955 2,056 2,386 2,233 2,216 2,562 2,225 2,482 2,041
[1] Domestic exports only (excludes re-exports)
Source: Statistics Canada
Prepared by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section
Trade balance for Canadian pork (cdn dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 - September
Exports [1] 3,188,209,853 3,712,495,527 3,435,980,476 3,813,504,620 2,998,727,037
Imports 972,288,067 1,150,921,878 1,211,395,438 1,331,724,730 958,163,089
Trade balance 2,215,921,786 2,561,573,649 2,224,585,038 2,481,779,890 2,040,563,948
[1] Domestic exports only (excludes re-exports)
Source: Statistics Canada
Prepared by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal Industry Division, Market Information Section

Other reports with trade information:

Supply comparision by species between Canada and the United States
Reports display Canadian and American annual inventory, slaughter, production, imports, exports hog/pork, sheep/lamb, cattle/beef.
Sources: Statistics Canada, USDA

Monthly bison market and supply update
Report displays Canada, United States bison inventory and number of farms, slaughter, carcass weights, exports and pricing.
Links to the Canadian Bison Association's website which hosts the monthly bison market reports.

Annual game report by species in Canada
Report displays slaughter, imports and exports of deer, elk, bison, wild boar, rabbits, musk ox, caribou/reindeer.
Source: CFIA and provincial governments

Rabbit industry at a glance
Report displays slaughter, consumption, prices, inventory (Canada and United States), imports and exports of rabbits.
Sources: CFIA, AAFC, USDA

Other trade data links:

If you have any questions or require additional information, please send an e-mail to redmeat-vianderouge@agr.gc.ca

Our service standards

Service standards play a vital role in our market information program’s commitment to planning, reporting and performance management. They clearly define the level of service that clients can expect under normal circumstances.

View the Service standards for red meat and livestock reports.

Date modified: