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April 2017 Issue
MexicoExpo Carnes and CPI Seminar Guadalajara (Canada Pork International) - There are opportunities for value-added items and processed products in this market. This comes, in part, from the local need to diversify supply to countries other than the United States, which currently holds nearly 86% of the market share for imported pork.
United StatesAlberta companies gain traction with World Bank Group and Inter-American Development Bank at Climate Smart Agriculture Events - “This mission provided a forum to profile Alberta’s leadership in climate smart agriculture and how this expertise may be used to help the WBG and IDB better develop innovative approaches to addressing climate change in their agricultural projects” says Samuel Boateng, Agriculture and Forestry (AF). Read more
April 2017 Issue
India India’s Golden Moment (Export Development Canada) - Excitement is building around India’s economy. With the other BRICS economies mired in challenges, India’s growth has moved to top spot, and there’s no real challenger.
JapanAlberta companies build momentum at Foodex Japan (Katie Meredith, AF) - Seven Alberta companies were part of a recent trade mission to the Foodex Japan tradeshow in Tokyo.
JapanPersistence pays off for Siwin Foods in Japan (Katie Meredith, AF) - Alberta’s Siwin Foods Ltd. saw four sausage products launch in Costco Japan in February 2017.
United Arab Emirates and KazakhstanMission Report from Gulfood in Dubai and Agritek Astana in Kazakhstan, Algeria and Tunisia (Aarij Bashir, AF) - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) led a large delegation to the annual Gulfood trade show in Dubai. Read the highlights on the various parts of the mission.
United Arab EmiratesFrom rural Alberta to Dubai camel dairy: Wetaskiwin company heads east (Emma Graney, Edmonton Journal) - "The spring melt gumming up the parking lot of Supreme International headquarters is a far cry from dusty Middle East desert heat. Yet the small company has conquered the significant United Arab Emirates dairy feeder market."
United StatesAlberta Companies Attend International Production Processing Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia (Dusan Rnjak, AF) - Eight Alberta companies recently attended International Production Processing Exposition (IPPE) that took place in Atlanta, Georgia. IPPE is the world's largest annual feed, meat and poultry industry event.
Market Information
MoroccoMorocco Market Overview (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) - Morocco is an important market for Alberta’s durum wheat and there are significant potential for increasing the exports of Pulses from Alberta to Morocco and the North Africa region.
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
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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 or updated listings:
Steel Livestock Handling Equipment - 2W Livestock Equipment Ltd.

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