Trade:

LIVE BISON EXPORTS  FROM CANADA
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
U.S
1,201
2,011
2,737
4,490
3,913
2,485
2,306
991
0
3,513
France
16
14
0
0
0
0
20
0
0
Germany
36
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Netherlands
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
Total
1,253
2,025
2,737
4,490
3,913
2,485
2,306
991
0
3,513

Source: Red Meat Section/Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

 
LIVE BISON EXPORTS BY REGION
Dollar Value
Numbers
2002
2003
2004
2005
2002
2003
2004
2005
Quebec
8,935
12,121
0
0
5
10
0
0
Ontario
29,360
0
0
0
24
0
0
0
Manitoba
15,50349
444,533
0
0
1,232
428
0
0
Saskatchewan
647,756
307,740
0
0
362
355
0
0
Alberta
871,333
211,226
0
0
201
0
0
0

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

 

IMPORTS OF LIVE BISON FROM TEH UNITED STATES
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2,609
5,066
5,508
1,027
1,407
3,318
1,110
513
N/A

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

IMPORTS OF BISON MEAT FROM THE UNITED STATES (KG)
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
5,513
336
7,105
8,535
8,126
48,208
61,490
8,586
450

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

CANADA'S BISON CUTS BONELESS, FRESH  OR CHILLED
EXPORTS TO ALL COUNTRIES
VALUE($CAN)
QUANTITY
2002
2003
2004
2005
2002
2003
2004
2005
TOTAL
6,522,281
7,510,155
17,480,311
17,522,773
615,375
737,842
2,124,377
2,112,414
France
3,843,727
5,247,657
4,760,478
5,676,8995
345,039
546,437
490,290
653,666
USA
2,223,317
1,124,602
10,445,084
8,168,516
234,450
101,739
1,379,472
1,160,802
Germany
198,813
575,667
1,391,487
2,349,156
20,713
54,668
104,436
169,562
Switzerland
172,721
270,228
263,827
297,015
7,228
11,503
9,977
11,281
Mexico
83,703
121,299
488,146
175,638
0
10,186
130,534
53,151
Other**
33,700
170,802
131,289
805,553
7,945
13,309
22,977
63,952

                ** Other includes countries that have imported bison products over the last four years include: Hong Kong,

                     Faeroe Islands, Netherlands Antilles, Japan, Belgium, Macu, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, Cuba,

                     Swaziland, United Kingdon, Italy, Saint Lucia, St Pierre-Miq.