Trade of culture products for 2010 to 2017, Nova Scotia

This page contains statistics on International trade of culture products across Nova Scotia. This information could help point you to a foreign market to sell your creative product as you look to expand your business abroad.

Trade of Culture Products for 2010-2017, Nova Scotia
Trade of Culture Products for 2010-2017, Nova Scotia: Text version

Culture imports

In 2017, imports of culture productsFootnote 1 totaled $388.2 million.Footnote 2

Total culture imports per year
Year Total culture imports (culture products)
2010 $333.3 million
2011 $344.3 million
2012 $337.9 million
2013 $362.8 million
2014 $382.2 million
2015 $384.4 million
2016 $380.6 million
2017 $388.2 million

The Crafts, Books, and Multi (Written and published works) sub-domains contributed the most to culture imports.

Top 5 subdomains – Culture imports
Subdomain Culture imports in 2017
CraftsFootnote 3 $98.7 million
Books $49.7 million
Multi sub-domain $41.0 million
Governance, funding and professional support $34.3 million
Film and video $29.9 million

Culture exports

In 2017, exports of culture productsFootnote 1 totaled $121.5 million.Footnote 2

Total culture exports per year
Year Total culture exports (culture products) s
2010 $87.7 million
2011 $81.9 million
2012 $93.2 million
2013 $124.7 million
2014 $124.2 million
2015 $120.7 million
2016 $123.6 million
2017 $121.5 million

The Film and video, Crafts, and Governance, funding and professional support sub-domains contributed the most to culture exports.

Top 5 subdomains – Culture exports
Subdomain Culture exports in 2017
Film and video $20.9 million
CraftsFootnote 3 $18.6 million
Governance, funding and professional support $16.8 million
Broadcasting $11.4 million
Education and training $10.9 million
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