CETA Opens Doors for Canadian Farmers and Food Processors at Major European Trade Show
"This agricultural trade mission underscores the Government of Canada's commitment to promoting market opportunities abroad and encouraging investment to create good, well-paying jobs to grow our middle class. The trade links established by Canadian companies and exporters of agricultural products here in Europe are vital to expanding and diversifying export markets for Canada’s safe, high-quality agriculture and agri-food products."
- Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
At ANUGA, 39 Canadian exhibitors participated at the Canada Pavilion, with another 20 participating in the Canada Pork International Pavilion.
ANUGA is the world's largest trade fair for food and beverages, with approximately 160,000 visitors visiting some 7,200 exhibitors.
The EU includes five of the 10 largest economies in the world.
The EU is the world's largest importer of agri-food and seafood products, with a value of C$181.7 billion in 2014. Key import commodities include fish and crustaceans (13.2% of total imports), fruits and nuts (13%), and animal feed (8.7%).
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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