Saskatchewan delegation heading to Europe for one-week trade mission

Saskatchewan delegation heading to Europe for one-week trade mission

Sep 22, 2023 | 4:00pm
Saskatchewan Trade Minister Jeremy Harrison is leading a delegation on a trade mission to the U.K. and Poland, starting tomorrow (Sat). The objective, according to a provincial news release, is to expand opportunities in agriculture, critical minerals, innovative technology, immigration, and talent attraction. Harrison and company will first stop in the United Kingdom for an […]
Cattle groups “say no” to U.K. joining trade agreement until barriers on Canada are removed

Cattle groups “say no” to U.K. joining trade agreement until barriers on Canada are removed

Sep 13, 2023 | 3:58pm
Three cattle groups are calling on the federal government to defend Canada’s science-based trade standards. The Canadian Cattle Association, Canadian Meat Council, and the National Cattle Feeders’ Association launched a campaign yesterday (Tues) called “Say No to a Bad Deal”. President of the CCA Nathan Phinney says the campaign raises awareness of ongoing bi-lateral trade talks between Canada and the […]

Durum prices may not rise to 2021 levels: Market Analyst

Aug 10, 2023 | 5:16pm

A Chief Market Analyst with Grain Fox believes durum wheat prices won’t spike to 20 dollars a bushel like they did in 2021. Neil Townsend could see durum trade around 15 dollars, but it largely depends on demand around the world. “There’s a big shortage in Tunisia, tight situation in Algeria, big shortage in Morocco, […]

Canadian Cattle Association pleased with creation of Ag Trade Office in the Philippines

Jun 13, 2023 | 2:45pm

The Canadian Cattle Association is welcoming the creation of the first Indo-Pacific Agriculture and Agri-Food Office in Manila, Philippines. In a news release, the CCA says the office will offer technical expertise, support to Canadian exporters in the region, and a stronger diplomatic presence to bolster growth of exports. President of the Canadian Cattle Association […]

Sask. agri-food exports up 75 percent in Q1

Jun 7, 2023 | 11:45am

The first quarter of 2023 was good for Saskatchewan agri-food exports. The province says exports were up 75 percent in Q1, to an estimated $6-billion. Canola oil, canola seed, non-durum wheat, and lentils are the leading agri-food exports. The provincial government says high agri-food prices and increased supply are fueling the growth in export volume […]

Sask. exports to the world are at an “all-time high”

Jun 6, 2023 | 1:00pm

The Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) and the Saskatchewan Government say exports to the world reached an all-time high. Exports were $52.6-billion in 2022, a 42 percent increase from 2021, according to the State of Trade Report for Saskatchewan. STEP and the province note export growth was driven by potash sales and oil exports […]

Saskatchewan exports to U.S. reach all-time high

May 10, 2023 | 1:42pm

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Development Minister Jeremy Harrison announced that exports to the United States hit an all-time high. Exports in 2022 were valued at $29.3 billion, a 74 percent increase since 2018. The provincial government says crude oil ($13.3 billion), potash ($6.5 billion) and canola oil ($2.8 billion) are the 3 most common exports […]

Canadian wheat exports running 66 percent ahead of last year’s pace

Jan 17, 2023 | 2:13pm

Canadian exporters shipped another 477 thousand tons of wheat during the first week of this month. SaskWheat market analyst Michael Wilton says wheat shipments total 8.6 million tons since the start of the crop year August first, 66 percent more than last year. Wilton suggests farmers consider selling another quarter of their spring wheat at […]

SaskWheat says Canadian wheat exports are doing well

Nov 9, 2022 | 3:01pm

The latest SaskWheat outlook says the Russian invasion of Ukraine has resulted in rising demand for Canadian wheat. SaskWheat analyst Michael Wilton says Iraq bought an estimated 50 to 100 thousand tons of wheat from Canada last week. Wilton is an analyst with Mercantile Consulting and compiles the weekly market report for the SaskWheat website. […]

U.N. deal signed to allow shipments of Ukraine grain

Jul 22, 2022 | 1:29pm

A deal on a U.N. plan to unblock the shipment of Ukrainian grain and to allow Russia to export grain and fertilizers was signed in Istanbul Friday. The Turkish president’s office said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres and officials from Russia and Ukraine are overseeing the signing ceremony. Guterres has been working […]