U.S. Trade with Canada in 2023

Export Market Rank
#3 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$28.17 Billion
3-Year Average
$27.38 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1.9% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Canada in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Baked Goods $2.77 Billion 888,340 $2.3 Billion 27%
Fresh Vegetables $1.96 Billion 1.42 Million $1.92 Billion 6%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $1.74 Billion --- $871.48 Million 106%
Fresh Fruit $1.7 Billion 841,121 $1.64 Billion -5%
Non-Alcoholic Bev. (excl. juices) $1.46 Billion 260,480 $1.32 Billion -0%
Food Preparations $1.36 Billion 272,165 $1.08 Billion 54%
Dog & Cat Food $1.2 Billion 420,104 $800.15 Million 91%
Dairy Products $1.08 Billion 220,236 $781.77 Million 63%
Chocolate & Cocoa Products $878.28 Million 179,132 $763.84 Million 25%
Beef & Beef Products $876.66 Million 103,496 $809 Million -15%

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Data and Analysis

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency published the finalized guidance document clarifying their position on novelty declarations and pre-market assessments for livestock feeds derived from crops developed through gene-editing.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Canada: Canada Implements a Federal Plastics Registry

On April 22, 2024, Canada announced the implementation of a Federal Plastic Registry to monitor the types and volumes of plastic products, including plastic packaging used in agriculture and food manufacturing, through their life cycle on the Canadian market.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Canada: Grain and Feed Annual

In marketing year (MY) 2024/25, Canada’s total production of principal grains (wheat, durum, oats, barley, corn) is forecast to increase by 4.9 percent to 61.4 million metric tons (MMT) over the previous year on an additional 1.7 MMT of wheat production. In MY 2023/24, FAS/Ottawa is forecasting a 55 percent increase in corn imports over the previous year, on strong demand for animal feed due to the impacts of drought in the Prairie Provinces.

News and Features

U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead an historic agribusiness trade mission to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 17-20, 2024.
Shoppers in Canada now have more options when it comes to selecting a beverage for toasting and ringing in the new year. With the support of USDA Market Access Program funds, the New York Wine and Grape Foundation worked with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario to pop the cork and open the wine market just north of the border to New York State.
The sight of fresh, U.S.-grown cranberries on grocery store shelves and in classic dishes adds a special dash of holiday cheer during the month of December. In anticipation of the holidays, our team at USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service spoke to...