Minister MacAulay to Lead Trade Mission to Vietnam and India
“The Government of Canada firmly believes in the importance of trade, and the Asia-Pacific region is a priority market. By strengthening our global trade partnerships, the government aims to expand market access and identify export opportunities across the world, helping make our farmers more competitive at home and abroad, while growing our middle class.”
- Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
- Canadian businesses exported more than $261 million in agricultural, agri-food and fish and seafood products to Vietnam in 2016.
- Canadian businesses exported more than $1.20 billion in agricultural, agri-food and fish and seafood products to India in 2016.
- Canada is the 5th largest agricultural exporter in the world, and the agriculture and agri-food industry employs 2.2 million Canadians, or 1 in 8 jobs.
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay
Agriculture and Agri Food Canada
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