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Invest Vancouver / Key Industries / Trade & Transportation

​​​​​​​​​​​​Vancouver connects Canada and large parts of the United States to the world. The Port of Vancouver, with 29 major terminals and rail lines that connect to the rest of Canada and the U.S. faster than just about anywhere on the West Coast, handles roughly 20 percent of Canada’s total trade in goods. The region is home to the second deepest port in North America and contains three border crossings to the United States. In addition, Vancouver International Airport is consistently recognized by passengers as the best airport in North America.

/ 3rd busiest port
      in North America

/ 125 non-stop destinations
      in Canada, the U.S. and around the world via chartered and regularly scheduled flights

/ 2nd busiest airport
      in Canada

Strategic Industries Analytics Project

The Strategic Industries Analytics Project is a deep-dive exploring twenty years of economic trends in some of the key export-oriented industries in the Metro Vancouver region, including the Digital Trade and Transportation industry. Read the new report for region-specific, granular data that was not previously available.

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Regional Strengths

/ Aviation

/ Port Infrastructure and Maritime Technologies

/ Shipping Design

/ Logistics and Freight Solutions

/ Rail


Industry Snapshot

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