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Cliff Jamieson Canadian Grains Analyst
Thu Apr 3, 2014 05:09 PM CDT

Reports from Statistics Canada's International Merchandise Trade suggest that the impacts from the strengthening U.S. economy as well as the lower Canadian dollar have resulted in a favorable report for February.

In total, Canada's exports rose 3.6% in February, which lead to the first monthly surplus since September. While January's trade numbers resulted in a $337 million deficit over all for the Canadian economy, a $290 million surplus was recorded for February.

The small shippers such as those competing in the special crop industry are facing substantial challenges in moving product in the current environment. A Pulse Canada spokesman, presenting ...

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