Though there has been some increase in the number of exporting establishments in the province, the gains however have not been sufficient or sustained enough to put Nova Scotia on the path to achieving this goal. There were 953 Nova Scotia business establishments participating in international merchandise trade in 2016, up 23 from 930 establishments in the baseline year of 2012. Currently, this indicator is not on track to meet the target.
year participants 2010 933 2011 973 2012 930 2013 921 2014 980 2015 941
What this means
This means that a slightly greater number of Nova Scotia businesses have looked to foreign markets to sell their products. However, it is not clear if this is representative of a longer-term trend, as the data has fluctuated slightly over the available period, without a clear direction.
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