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States with the most significant trade ties to Canada

  • States with the most significant trade ties to Canada

    The recipient of the most United States exports, and the country’s second biggest trade partner overall, Canada undoubtedly plays an instrumental role in shaping the U.S. economy. America’s neighbors to the north are primarily responsible for sending mineral fuels, vehicles, machinery, and plasticsthe culmination of which totaled approximately $300 billion in 2017, representing an 8% increase from 2016’s $278 billion import total.

    While every state makes Canadian business deals to some extent, the degree to which Canada makes up a percentage of each state’s trade economy is incredibly variant because of the unique needs each state can fulfill for Canada and vice versa. It’s also dependent on each state’s proximity to the Great White North, and the underlying ease of transferring goods and services.

    Using data from the United States Census Bureau, Stacker compiled a list of the states, and Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, with the most significant trade ties to Canada. The list sorts each state according to the percentage of their 2017 global imports and exports that went through Canadaso read on to discover how much of each state’s economy is stimulated by the U.S.’ Canadian friends.

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  • #52. Hawaii

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $157.4 million (3.3% of Hawaii trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $24.7 million (2.6% of Hawaii exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $132.6 million (3.5% of Hawaii imports)

  • #51. Puerto Rico

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $1.4 billion (4.1% of Puerto Rico trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $692.6 million (4.4% of Puerto Rico exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $719.2 million (4% of Puerto Rico imports)

  • #50. Louisiana

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $4.9 billion (5.2% of Louisiana trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $2.7 billion (4.7% of Louisiana exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $2.2 billion (5.8% of Louisiana imports)

  • #49. District of Columbia

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $103.3 million (5.3% of District of Columbia trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $11.2 million (0.8% of District of Columbia exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $92.1 million (19.1% of District of Columbia imports)

  • #48. New Mexico

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $329.7 million (5.6% of New Mexico trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $124.5 million (3.4% of New Mexico exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $205.2 million (9% of New Mexico imports)

  • #47. Florida

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $8 billion (6.1% of Florida trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $3.6 billion (6.5% of Florida exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $4.4 billion (5.8% of Florida imports)

  • #46. California

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $45.5 billion (7.4% of California trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $16.8 billion (9.8% of California exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $28.7 billion (6.5% of California imports)

  • #45. Texas

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $41.1 billion (7.8% of Texas trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $22.8 billion (8.6% of Texas exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $18.3 billion (6.9% of Texas imports)

  • #44. Georgia

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $10.4 billion (8.1% of Georgia trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $6.2 billion (16.6% of Georgia exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $4.2 billion (4.6% of Georgia imports)

  • #43. Nevada

    Total trade with Canada in 2017: $2 billion (8.2% of Nevada trade)

    2017 exports to Canada: $1.1 billion (9.1% of Nevada exports)

    2017 imports from Canada: $903.7 million (7.4% of Nevada imports)

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