International Trade Consulting

Saskatchewan’s economy is heavily connected to exports. For the first 6 months of 2013, its exports increased 4.3%, which resulted more than $17.5 billion in sales and putting the province on pace to surpass its annual export record, which set in 2012. Among the Canadian provinces, Saskatchewan ranked the third highest increase in exports in the first half of 2013, following Nova Scotia and British Columbia.

Asian markets also pushed export numbers higher in the first half of the year of 2013 due to their growing economy. Exports to China went up 16.7 %, to $1.5 billion, and sales to Japan jumped 8.4 per cent, to $595 million.  Exports to India has been more than doubled from $264 million to $553 million, at a 109.6% increase. Total exports to countries outside the United States increased by 10 per cent.

If you are interested in the exporting/importing business in Saskatchewan, make sure you have a talk with our Certificated International Professionals (CITP). Our CITP consultants will provide practical assistance in assessing your exporting/ importing readiness, finding local suppliers, connecting with freight forwarders/custom brokers, preparing exporting/importing documentation, and providing first-hand foreign market intelligence.