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 970 Nova Scotia business establishments participating in international merchandise trade in 2017, up 40 from 930 establishments in the baseline year of 2012. Currently, this indicator is not on track to meet the target of 1,395 firms participating in export trade.
year participants 2010 933 2011 973 2012 930 2013 921 2014 980 2015 941 2016 953 2017 970
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.
N.S. exporters celebrated at achievement awards
Spring Loaded Technology of Dartmouth was named the Exporter of the Year for exports of less than $5 million, and Tony's Meats received the Exporter of the Year award for more than $5 million.
Made with Local’s big year
w expanding outside of Atlantic Canada for the first time, Made with Local products will be available at all seven Whole Foods stores across Ontario, as well as other stores in the region, by the end of March.
Gordon Ramsay to pour N.S. wine at his posh London restaurant
British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has deemed Benjamin Bridge’s Brute Reserve 2008 worthy of the well-heeled guests at his three Michelin star London eatery.
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