What's New in Agriculture and Food Exports

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December 2016 Issue
All MarketsPartnership seeks better market access via Port of Vancouver - New collaboration with the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will promote more opportunities for Alberta businesses to sell to Asia and other markets.
AustraliaConsidering Australia as a market for your food and beverage products? (Albert Eringfeld, AF) - The International Relations and Marketing Section of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is considering leading a trade mission to Sydney, Australia from September 11-14, 2017.
KazakhstanAg students travel to Kazakhstan with Alberta delegation (Lakeland College) - With a climate and landscape similar to Alberta’s, the Kazakhstan government turned to the Alberta and Canadian governments a few years ago for assistance in developing their industry.
Korea-JapanAlberta ingredients a hit in Korea and Japan (Katie Meredith, AF) - Three Alberta companies and associations participated in a mission to Korea and Japan to profile healthy and functional ingredients in these key markets, with sales expected as a result.
MexicoAlberta Companies Shine at Mexican International Trade Show - Expo Agroalimentaria (Meghan Horosko, AF) - Four Alberta companies recently showcased their products in the agriculture and horticulture sectors as part of a trade mission to Irapuato, Mexico.
United StatesTrump Wins: Impact on Canada (Export Development Canada) - For all its rancor, one thing that both candidates agreed on was singling out international trade, and how it’s structured today, as a key enemy. That’s very bad news for America’s trading partners – and since we’re their biggest one, we may well be the most at risk. What does the victory of Trump and the Republicans mean for Canada? Read the full article.
November 2016 Issue
MexicoCanada gains expanded access to Mexico for beef (Government of Canada) - Canadian industry has projected that the value of this expanded access for beef to Mexico will result in incremental sales valued at $10 million annually and that total annual sales of beef to Mexico could eventually exceed $200 million.
Market Information
India - Snapshot of Opportunities in India's Pulse Sector (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)
Japan Agriculture Highlights (Katie Meredith, AF)
United States Agriculture Highlights (Paola Zaragoza, AF)

Export Information
Exporters' Guide to the United States Market - NOTE: To obtain a full copy of the guide, please contact: Dusan Rnjak, Trade and Relations Officer, Americas and Europe, International Relations and Marketing - Tel: 780-638-3851 - dusan.rnjak@gov.ab.ca
Export Catalogue - Products
Agri-Food Products and Services Export Catalogue profiles the Alberta products available for export. Companies are invited to submit applications for the catalogue by completing an application form and supplying a product photo and company logo.
Download: August 2016 pdf
New listings:
Boda Farms - Dorper/White Dorper Sheep Genetics
Market Place Commodities - Grains, Oilseeds, Pulses

If you are exporting or export ready, apply to be listed. Download application form.
New exporter video: The Little Potato Company
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Last Reviewed/Revised on December 2, 2016.