The 31st Annual Tri-National Agricultural Accord is being held in Saltillo, Coahuila.

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit is leading the Canadian trade and investment mission to Mexico this week. 

He's joined by other provincial agriculture leaders and senior officials from Canada.

The group will meet with their counterparts from the U.S. and Mexican states October 18th and 19th to discuss agricultural trade and development issues and expansion.

Next year's event will take place in Saskatchewan.

During the visit to Mexico, Marit will also be holding meetings in Mexico City to promote the province's trade and investment priorities not only in agriculture, but also critical minerals, like the oil, gas, and mining sectors.

Earlier this year, the Province opened an international office in Mexico City.

Mexico was Saskatchewan's fifth largest export market last year with $993 million of sales, most of which are agrifood products with $959 million. 

For Alberta, in 2021 Mexico marked the fourth largest export market for food and agriculture up 53.9 percent from 2020 to $697.5 million in sales.