Saturday, August 13, 2011

BC exports to Asia greater than to US

Asia continues to be an important and improving market for BC products, and has surpassed the US market in dollar value for the first time. This is a trend I think we'll see continue, given the huge Asian population and development that is happening.

“For the first half of the year we’ve seen a total of $6.9-billion worth of goods flow into the Asia marketplace, that compares to $6.8 billion into the United States,” Mr. Bell told reporters after Statistics Canada released new export data.