Shipping between canada and massachusetts

Shipping Between Canada and Massachusetts

Canada is an important trade partner of Massachusetts, with high volumes of goods imported into the state annually. In addition to this, over 300 Canadian-owned companies operate in Massachusetts. The jobs created by these companies employ more than 32,000 people, with the output of these business’s creates over $5 billion in exports to Canada. Canadian owned companies are major contributors to the economy in Massachusetts, and are a big part of the relationship between the two regions. 

Canada imports approximately $3.6 billion in goods from Massachusetts annually. Canada’s biggest import is equipment/machinery at 32%, followed by minerals/metals at 22%. Other imports include rubber, chemicals and plastics. Canada exports approximately $11.5 billion in goods to Massachusetts annually. Canada’s biggest exports are agricultural products at 28%, energy at 25% and minerals/metals at 20%. Other exports include equipment, forest products and plastics. 

Common Types of Shipments Between Canada and Massachusetts

  1.  Manufactured Goods: Massachusetts has a strong manufacturing sector. Canada imports various manufactured products from the state. This often included goods such as machinery, medical equipment, electronics and more. 
  2. Agricultural Products: Canada is well known for its agricultural exports. Massachusetts commonly imports products such as fruits, vegetables, grains and other agricultural products from Canada.   
  3. Natural Resources: Canada is a major source of natural resources such as lumber, minerals and oil. Massachusetts ships these goods from Canada for various commercial and industrial uses.
  4. Consumer Goods: Canada and Massachusetts engage in trade of consumer goods. Common shipments include household items, clothing and electronics.


Canada and Massachusetts have a strong trade relationship that has led to a well-intertwined economy.  The jobs created through this trade are important parts of each regions economy and Canadian owned businesses that operate in Massachusetts create great value to each party. This is a relationship that is significantly developed and will continue to grow.

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