Canada consistently ranks as one of the top importers of U.S. food and agricultural products. In fiscal year 2013, U.S. exports to Canada reached a record $21.4 billion. Major U.S. exports to Canada include fresh fruit, vegetables and snack foods.

Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada and the United States have eliminated all tariffs and quantitative restrictions on agricultural goods and have strengthened scientific ties to eradicate diseases and pests, conduct research and enhance conservation.    

Data & Analysis

November 13, 2014
In previous years, some U.S. exhibitors at shows or trade fairs in Canada have run into difficulties with getting their products across the border.
November 12, 2014
A new Order in Council set minimum weekly grain shipments for Canada’s two rail companies from August 3 through November 29, 2014, at 536,250 MT.
November 11, 2014
The 2014 growing and harvest seasons were uneventful for the Canadian apple and pear sectors with production volumes estimated only slightly below last year’s level.