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Trade Statistics

Saskatchewan is a global leader in producing and supplying consistent high-quality products required by the world’s fastest growing countries.  In 2018, 12 countries were the recipients of more than $200 million in Saskatchewan agri-food exports.

Saskatchewan’s top 10 agri-food export destinations and their value in 2018:

  • China: $3.6 billion
  • United States: $3.6 billion
  • Japan: $1.1 billion
  • Mexico: $734 million
  • Algeria: $297 million
  • Morocco: $290 million
  • Indonesia: $289 million
  • United Arab Emirates: $279 million
  • Bangladesh: $223 million
  • Peru: $221 million

Saskatchewan is the world's leading exporter of the following commodities: peas, lentils, durum, mustard seed, canola seed, canola oil, canola meal, canary seed, flaxseed and oats.

In 2018, Saskatchewan exported approximately:

  • 73 per cent of the world's canary seed exports;
  • 43 per cent of the world's lentil exports;
  • 32 per cent of the world's pea exports;
  • 32 per cent of the world's oat exports;
  • 30 per cent of the world's durum exports;
  • 26 per cent of the world's flaxseed exports;
  • 24 per cent of the world's canola seed exports;
  • 23 per cent of the world's mustard seed exports;
  • 22 per cent of the world's canola meal exports;
  • 21 per cent of the world's canola oil exports
  • seven per cent of the world's rye exports;
  • five per cent of the world's non-durum wheat exports;
  • four per cent of the world's chickpea exports; and 
  • four per cent of the world's barley exports.

In 2018, Saskatchewan produced:

  • 90 per cent of Canada's lentils;
  • 89 per cent of Canada's chickpeas;
  • 82 per cent of Canada's flaxseed;
  • 80 per cent of Canada's durum;
  • 78 per cent of Canada's mustard;
  • 54 per cent of Canada's canola;
  • 50 per cent of Canada's dry peas; and
  • 49 per cent of Canada's oats.

In 2018, Saskatchewan exported:

  • 94 per cent of Canada's canary seed exports;
  • 85 per cent of Canada's flaxseed exports;
  • 83 per cent of Canada's lentil exports;
  • 83 per cent of Canada's durum exports;
  • 76 per cent of Canada's chickpea exports;
  • 66 per cent of Canada's pea exports;
  • 66 per cent of Canada's mustard exports;
  • 60 per cent of Canada's oat exports;
  • 55 per cent of Canada's canola seed exports;
  • 55 per cent of Canada's barley exports;
  • 47 per cent of Canada's canola oil exports;
  • 45 per cent of Canada's canola meal exports;
  • 41 per cent of Canada's rye exports; and
  • 40 per cent of Canada’s non-durum wheat exports.

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