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Fisheries products continue to be in high demand in world markets. New commercial uses are being identified for many species.  In Canada, fisheries products are the largest single food commodity export.

This section provides data on imports and exports of fisheries products for Canada and the world.

Canadian

Data tables from Statistics Canada provide the quantity (in kg) and value (in $CAD) of Canadian imports and exports of fisheries products from 1989 to the current year. View data by:

  • Major market and country
  • Product group
  • Species group and species
  • Province

World

Data tables present the quantity and value of imports and exports of fisheries products for the world’s top 40 importers and exporters of fisheries products. Data is provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for the period of 1990 to 2009.

Publications

Canadian Fisheries International Trade Publication 2004, presents highlights and a series of summary tables showing annual international trade data for Canadian fisheries. Data are presented by fishery product groups, species and country.