Overview This page contains the latest international trade data for Saskatchewan, including export and import data.

Exports In 2020, Canada's Saskatchewan exported C$ 30.3B, making it the 5th largest exporter out of the 13 exporters in Canada. In 2020 the top exports of Saskatchewan were Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg (C$ 6.02B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 4.99B), Oil seeds: low erucic acid rape... (C$ 3.6B), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... (C$ 2.75B), and Lentils dried, shelled (C$ 2.16B).

Imports In 2020, Canada's Saskatchewan imported C$ 10B, making it the 6th largest importer out of the 13 importers in Canada. In 2020 top imports of Saskatchewan were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 1.06B), Herbicides, anti-sprouting products and plant-growth regulators:... (C$ 353M), Combine harvester-threshers (C$ 193M), Trailers for housing or camping (C$ 165M), and Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... (C$ 157M).

Economic Complexity In 2020, the highest complexity exports of Saskatchewan according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Lifting Machinery (1.08), Scales (1), Boiler Plants (0.94), Steel Ingots (0.87), and Harvesting Machinery (0.87). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

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Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2020): United States, C$ 13.1B

Top Product (2020): Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg, C$ 6.02B

In 2020 the top export destinations of Saskatchewan were United States (C$ 13.1B), China (C$ 4.14B), Japan (C$ 1.23B), India (C$ 1.2B), and Brazil (C$ 978M).

In 2020 the top exports of Saskatchewan were Potassium chloride, in packs >10 kg (C$ 6.02B), Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 4.99B), Oil seeds: low erucic acid rape... (C$ 3.6B), Cereals: wheat and meslin, other than... (C$ 2.75B), and Lentils dried, shelled (C$ 2.16B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

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Top Origin (2020): United States, C$ 8.24B

Top Import (2020): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., C$ 1.06B

In 2020 the top import origins of Saskatchewan were United States (C$ 8.24B), China (C$ 411M), Germany (C$ 255M), Mexico (C$ 207M), and Italy (C$ 150M).

In 2020 the top imports of Saskatchewan were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 1.06B), Herbicides, anti-sprouting products and plant-growth regulators:... (C$ 353M), Combine harvester-threshers (C$ 193M), Trailers for housing or camping (C$ 165M), and Monoammonium phosphate & mix with diammonium,... (C$ 157M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Jun 2020 - Jun 2021)

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Canada

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Economic Complexity (2020): -0.6

Saskatchewan ranks 9th out of the 13 provinces in Canada according to ECI.

The Economic Complexity Index, or ECI, is a measure of an economy’s capacity which can be inferred from data connecting locations to the activities that are present in them. For more info about Economic Complexity, visit the Economic Complexity page.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Saskatchewan it is in position 9th considering its ECI in the last year.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Saskatchewan already has a comparative advantage, are led by Petroleum Gas (0.083), Rough Wood (0.083), Ammonia (0.082), Shaped Wood (0.081), and Radioactive Chemicals (0.081).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Saskatchewan according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Lifting Machinery (1.08), Scales (1), Boiler Plants (0.94), Steel Ingots (0.87), and Harvesting Machinery (0.87). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Oats (287.8), Potassic Fertilizers (223.5), Rapeseed (206.9), Dried Legumes (192.4), and Linseed (189.4).

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since Saskatchewan is more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Saskatchewan. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Saskatchewan exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a territory's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.