Trading Places

Good business. Great friends.  Free trade.

Fact Sheet & Speech Notes
Quotable Quotes

Questions & Answers
Saskatchewan Trade Balance with the US by State
Total Saskatchewan Exports to US by Product
Tariff Comparison for Top Exported Products Originating from Saskatchewan
Canada West Foundation "Just In Case Plan"


Saskatchewan is one of the most trade dependent provinces in one of the most trade dependent countries in the world.  As many as one in three jobs in this province are associated with exports - and the United States of America is our biggest customer.

On January 20, 2017, President Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America.  President Trump campaigned on a largely protectionist platform including a commitment to re-negotiate or terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  The Q&A is offered to provide some basic answers to some questions that you, your employees, or your customers may have regarding this complicated but important issue while the Fact Sheet and Quotable Quotes will help you develop key messages.

All figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted.

Saskatchewan exporters and businesses are encouraged to engage with our American customers, clients, and partners to ensure they understand and communicate the mutual benefits of free trade.

Please see the online map which identifies U.S. - Canada trade - state by state and congressional districts.

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