Federal Agriculture and Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay. (Submitted photo)

Canada And California Trading

In 2016, California’s exports to Canada reached $5.4 billion and now Canadian officials want to promote more.

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay heads to Sacramento, California to promote Canada’s agriculture trade with the U-S. Canada is California’s top market for agriculture and agri-food exports.

While on the west coast, MacAulay will provide keynote remarks at a trade panel discussion alongside the California Chamber of Commerce.

“I look forward to meeting with representatives in California to discuss the tremendous economic benefits NAFTA has brought and continues to offer,” said MacAulay. “We’re keen to continue working with our NAFTA partners to deepen our economic relationship and strengthen trade between our great nations.”

He will also meet with as industry stakeholders to underline the importance of NAFTA to both countries.