International Trade


The Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) International Committee works to:

  • Gain access to valuable seed trade information,
  • Sponsor and promote educational programs,
  • Seek government support on seed issues and
  • Interact with trading partners.

The activities of the committee include:

  • Identifying and prioritizing international issues
  • Providing regular updates on trade statistics
  • Developing strategic alliances for new markets
  • Lobbying government for support on international issues
  • Working with international organizations like International Seed Federation (ISF), International Seed Testing Association (ISTA), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Offering workshops on trade skills
  • Organizing special projects to address specific trade matters

For more information on the committee’s activities, click on the
links below.