Overview of Canadian Ag Sector

An Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System Highlights: 2014 The agriculture and agri-food sector provided 1 in 8 jobs in Canada, employing over 2.3 million people. The agriculture and agri-food system generated 108.1 billion, accounting for 6.6% of Canada's gross domestic product. Canadian export sales grew by 12% over 2013 levels to 51.5 billion. Canada remained the world's 5th largest exporter of agriculture and agri-food products. The food and beverage industry continues to grow, and shipments reached 103.4 billion. Modern. Innovative. Growing. Find out more at www.agr.ca/economicpublications