Virginia opens agricultural trade office in Canada
Virginia has opened an agricultural trade office in Canada, Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office announced Wednesday. The Canadian office is the commonwealth’s eighth agricultural trade office abroad.
According to a news release, Canada is Virginia’s second largest export market. In 2012, $205 million worth of Virginia’s agricultural products were imported to Canada.
Toronto-based consulting firm Argyle Communications will represent Virginia's agricultural and forestry interests in Canada.