Municipal Government

Trade Talk with Canada’s Consul General in NY

January 31, 2014

John Prato says trade between Canada and the US is strong and expansive.

John Prato says trade between Canada and the US is strong and expansive.


By Marc Bussanich 

New York, NY—Total trade between the U.S. and Canada was $680 billion in 2011. The countries are the world’s two biggest trading partners, with exports to Canada totaling $337 billion and Canadian imports worth $343 billion. The trade in materials and services is vast, from vehicles and machinery to plastics, agricultural and oil. John F. Prato, Canada’s Consul General in New York, said trade between the two countries is strong and expansive and responsible for 8 million jobs in the States, including 560,000 in New York. Watch the interview 

 

January 30, 2014

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