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International Fact Sheets

Missouri Connections: Canada

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Imports & Exports

$6.1B

Missouri's Imports from Canada in 20211
  • Oil & Gas 51%
  • Transportation Equipment 9%
  • Primary Metal Manufactures 6%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 5%
  • Other 29%

$5.2B

Missouri's Exports to Canada in 20211
  • Transportation Equipment 42%
  • Chemicals 19%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 8%
  • Processed Food 7%
  • Other 24%

Direct Flights

From Kansas City (MCI) to Toronto (YYZ)

From Saint Louis (STL) to Toronto (YYZ)

By the Numbers

5,219

Missourians Born in Canada2

11,836

Missourians Who Speak French1

5,870

Missourians With Canadian Ancestry2

81 Canadian Companies in Missouri

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

30 Missouri Companies in Canada

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

Business Relationships

Enterprise Holdings

St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings is Canada’s largest rental car company. $6 billion worth of vehicles purchased by Enterprise Holdings annually are manufactured in Canada.

Magna

In Liberty and Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Magna operates major automotive assembly facilities totaling over 560,000 square feet combined and employing over 800 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

August 2022

  • $5.89
    per gallon (Canada)
  • $4.19
    per gallon (US)
  • $3.82
    per gallon (Missouri)

Average residential home selling price (USD) 4

  • $518,603
    (Canada)
  • $295,409
    (Missouri)

Corporate tax rate 5

August 2022

  • 11.6%
    (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, 2021

2 American Community Survey, 2020, 5-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/