Manitoba’s thriving agri-food industry and well diversified industrial mix are driving a 12 per cent increase in the province’s exports this year, followed by a 7 per cent increase in 2015, according to Export Development Canada’s (EDC) recent economic forecast.

Agriculture still king in Manitoba

Manitoba’s thriving agri-food industry and well diversified industrial mix are driving a 12 per cent increase in the province’s exports this year.

Agriculture is more important to Canada’s exports than any other country.

Canada ranks number one

Canada is the world’s top agriculture trader when compared to all other countries on a per capita basis, according to Farm Credit Canada.

People walk down a street flowing with water after a water main broke in Buffalo, N.Y., on November 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Mark Blinch)

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