The 2017 Agrifood & Seafood International Export Highlights (Ministry of Agriculture)

The Ministry of Agriculture BC releases The 2017 Agrifood & Seafood International Export Highlights.

Key Stats:

  • BC exported 520 agrifood commodities and 193 different seafood products in 2017.
  • Agrifood shipments contributed 67 per cent ($2.6 billion) and seafood shipments contributed 38 per cent ($1.3 billion) to the $3.9 billion total.
  • At $512 million, farmed Atlantic salmon continued to be the #1 export commodity in British Columbia agrifood and seafood with a 13 per cent share of the total value.
  • Food preparations for manufacturing & natural health products was B.C.’s second highest valued export commodity in 2017 at $329 million and reaching 84 international markets.

Requests for custom reports on BC agrifood and seafood import and exports can be sent to: Agrifoods.MarketInformation@gov.bc.ca

CLICK HERE to download the full report PDF.