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Global trade venture to Canada, Vancouver & Winnipeg

March 8, 2020 - March 13, 2020

WEDC

The U.S. and Canada enjoy the world’s largest and most comprehensive trading relationship. The two countries trade more than $2 billion in goods and services daily. Canada is a highly receptive, open and transparent market for U.S. products and services, with Canadians spending more than 60 percent of their disposable income on U.S.-made goods and services. Canada is the largest export market for U.S.-produced goods ($299 billion in 2018) and for goods produced in Wisconsin ($7 billion in 2018).

In fact, Wisconsin exports to Canada were more than total Wisconsin exports to Mexico, China, Germany and the UK combined in 2018.

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Due to its geographic proximity and cultural similarity to the U.S., as well as the already high level of cross-border trade, Canada is a market of strong opportunity for Wisconsin companies across all sectors.

Canada’s economic fundamentals remain solid, and the economy is expected to expand at a healthy pace this year. Canada is the top-ranked country in the G20 for ease of doing business for the five-year period 2016-2020, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), along with similar business practices and a common language, further ease trade between the U.S. and Canada.

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Start:
March 8, 2020
End:
March 13, 2020
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Website:
https://wedc.org/blog/global-trade-venture-canada-2020

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Trade Mission