Medicinal Plants Statistics

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Information on available statistics such as Canadian farm cash receipts, harvested area, imports and exports, production and yield as well as Canadian export share by country.

Canada: Medicinal Plant Imports and Exports
Year Imports Exports
Quantity
('000 tonnes)
Value
('000 Cdn$)
Quantity
('000 tonnes)
Value
('000 Cdn$)
1998 4.1 42,077 1.8 64,332
1999 4.4 42,792 2.0 48,333
2000 4.7 41,255 1.6 43,288
2001 4.8 42,959 2.5 71,082
2002 5.5 46,753 3.0 79,951
2003 5.1 47,345 2.1 73,526
2004 5.9 48,400 3.7 75,595
2005 6.1 48,971 4.7 86,569
2006 6.2 48,969 4.1 93,169
2007 6.7 42,410 3.5 95,678

Source: Statistics Canada, May 2008


Canadian Medicinal Plant Exports 1998-2007

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Description – Canadian Medicinal Plant Exports 1998-2007

This chart shows the quantity in thousand tonnes of exports of medicinal plants.

  • In 1998 exports were 1.8 thousand tonnes.
  • In 1999 exports were 2.0 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2000 exports were 1.6 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2001 exports were 2.5 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2002 exports were 3.0 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2003 exports were 2.1 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2004 exports were 3.7 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2005 exports were 4.7 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2006 exports were 4.1 thousand tonnes.
  • In 2007 exports were 3.5 thousand tonnes.

2007 Canadian Medicinal Plant Exports

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Description – 2007 Canadian Medicinal Plant Exports

This chart shows the destination percentage share of Canadian medicinal plant exports in 2007.

  • Hong Kong has 75%.
  • The United States have 3%.
  • China has 7%.
  • Czech Republic has 5%.
  • The United Kingdom has 3%.
  • Others have 7%.

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