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Opportunities for Tampa Bay Businesses

Canada continues to maintain its ranking as the United States’ largest export market in the world accounting for $365.8 billion of U.S. goods and services.

Canada is the #1 export market for Tampa Bay goods & services.

This unique trade and investment relationship is based on an increasingly integrated supply chain, on co-production of new, leading technologies, and on the positive flow of people, talent and ideas. In fact, the United States maintained its number one ranking as Canadian’s favorite tourist destination, and vice versa, contributing approximately $22 billion to each country’s economy.

North America represents 25% of the world’s GDP. This means businesses will continue to find viable markets for competitive products and services. New developments in shipbuilding, air-defense, safety and security, IT, infrastructure, mining, and renewable energy will create virtually limitless business opportunities.

Canada is the #3 source of foreign direct investment in Tampa Bay 

Tampa Bay companies looking to expand their international portfolios should consider the tremendous and easily accessible business opportunities offered in Canada.

BEST EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES TO CANADA

Recent market trends, policies and federal investments are creating new business opportunities for U.S. firms in several key sectors. The list below is only a partial list of the top sectors however opportunities exist for U.S. products and services in most sectors.

POWER GENERATION

AUTOMOTIVE

AEROSPACE

OIL AND GAS

DEFENSE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

SAFETY AND SECURITY EQUIPMENT

RENEWABLE ENERGY

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

POLLUTION CONTROL & WASTEWATER TREATMENT

MINING

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT

FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA