Canada

Infographic showing U.S. agricultural trade with Canada in 2020

 

 

 

 

More information from the 2020 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook

Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada and the United States eliminated all tariffs and quantitative restrictions on agricultural goods and strengthened scientific ties to eradicate diseases and pests, conduct research, and enhance conservation. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which entered into force in 2020, further strengthens the United States’ highly productive and integrated agricultural relationship with Canada and creates new export opportunities for U.S. agriculture.

Data and Analysis

On September 13, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) released details for the re-implementation of additional import requirements pertaining to romaine lettuce, and products containing fresh romaine lettuce, from the United States.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Lentil Export Opportunities on the Rebound

Global lentil exports in 2020 jumped from $1 billion to $2.6 billion compared to the year before. Canada and Australia led the surge, accounting for more than three-fourths of the exports. Lentil exports peaked at $2.7 billion in 2015 but drifted lower through 2019, primarily due to reduced shipments from Canada to India and Turkey and from the United States to Canada and India.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Canada: Livestock and Products Annual

Both the Canadian cattle and swine herd will see contraction to begin 2022. The impacts from the 2021 drought will result in a lower Canadian calf crop in 2022.

News and Features

The USDA quarterly trade forecast released August 26 projects FY 2021 and 2022 U.S. farm exports at record levels.
The quarterly trade forecast released today projects fiscal year 2021 U.S. farm exports at $164 billion – the highest total on record. This represents an increase of $28 billion from last fiscal year and $7 billion from USDA’s previous forecast.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative made a request to initiate a dispute settlement panel under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to challenge Canada’s allocation of dairy tariff-rate quotas.

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