Canada and Taiwan relations

Bilateral relations

Canada is represented in Taiwan by the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei. This is a locally-incorporated entity staffed by Canadian and local Taiwanese personnel.


Taiwan is Canada's 13th largest trading partner and 5th largest in Asia. Total merchandise trade with Taiwan in 2018 was $7.87 billion, with Canadian merchandise exports of almost $2 billion, and imports from Taiwan at $5.9 billion. Canada's priority sectors in Taiwan are aerospace, information and communications technology, agri-food and seafood products, biotechnology, clean technologies, and energy. 

Multilateral partnerships

Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation

Trade and investment agreements

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