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.