International Fact Sheets

Missouri Connections: Canada

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Imports & Exports

$7.5B

Missouri's Imports from Canada in 20221
  • Oil & Gas 53%
  • Transportation Equipment 9%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 5%
  • Chemicals 5%
  • Other 28%

$5.6B

Missouri's Exports to Canada in 20221
  • Transportation Equipment 40%
  • Chemicals 20%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 7%
  • Processed Food 7%
  • Other 26%

Direct Flights

From Kansas City (MCI) to Toronto (YYZ)

From Saint Louis (STL) to Toronto (YYZ)

By the Numbers

3,798

Missourians Born in Canada2

14,217

Missourians Who Speak French1

5,272

Missourians With Canadian Ancestry2

85 Canadian Companies in Missouri

Bausch & Health
Black & McDonald
Brookfield
Canam
Coreslab Structures
Flying Colours Corp.
Magna
TFI International
The Woodbridge Group

30 Missouri Companies in Canada

Bass Pro Shops
Bunge
Edward Jones
Emerson
Energizer
Enterprise Holdings
Graybar
Hallmark
H&R Block
Leggett & Platt

Business Relationships

Enterprise Holdings

St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings is Canada’s largest rental car company. In 2023, the company celebrated 30 years in Canada. They now operate 750 branches and a fleet of 96,00 vehicles across eight subsidiaries with regional headquarters in Calgary, Enfield, London, Mont-Royal, Otttawa, Surrey, Toronto and Winnipeg.

Magna

In Liberty and Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Magna operates major automotive assembly facilities totaling over 560,000 square feet combined and employing over 1000 local residents. Missourians at Magna’s operations in Liberty work on underbody parts for GM and Ford. In Excelsior Springs the Magna team is responsible for the Ford Transit seat assembly.

Cost of Living

Gas prices (USD) 3

March 2023

  • $4.65
    per gallon (Canada)
  • $3.36
    per gallon (US)
  • $2.99
    per gallon (Missouri)

Average residential home selling price (USD) 4

  • $612,204
    (Canada)
  • $219,900
    (Missouri)

Corporate tax rate 5

March 2023

  • 11.5%
    (Quebec)
  • 11.5%
    (Ontario)
  • 12%
    (British Columbia)
  • 8%
    (Alberta)
  • 4%
    (Missouri)

Did You Know?

The St. Louis Blues (NHL Franchise) are in Missouri. Pat LaFontaine, NHL Hall of Famer, was born and raised in Missouri.

Footnotes

1 International Trade Administration, 2022

2 American Community Survey, 2021, 1-year estimates

3 Global Petrol Prices: https://www.globalpetrolprices.com/gasoline_prices/; AAA Gas Prices: https://gasprices.aaa. com/?state=MO

4 Missouri Realtors and the Canadian Real Estate Association

5 Canada.ca: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/businesses/topics/corporations/corporation-tax-rates. html; MO DOR: https://dor.mo.gov/business/corporate/