DRC facts of interest from 2021

We have highlighted some DRC statistics from the 2021 Annual Report which may be of interest to you.

 

Membership

  • Active members at December 31, 2021: 1,765 from across 15 countries
  • Members joined in 2021 – 201
  • Members terminated in 2021 – 181
  • Annual member retention rate – 95%

Top three member segments by type of business

  • Wholesaler – 23%
  • Grower/Shipper – 22%
  • Distributor – 21%

New member referrals – top three sources

  • Trade – 40%
  • Associations/Brokers/Legal – 20%
  • CFIA/Government – 20%

 

Trading Assistance Statistics of Interest for 2021

Open files

  • 140 consultation files
  • 39 Informal files
  • 16 Formal files (arbitration)

The average number of days open

  • 26 Informal (consultations excluded)
  • 105 Formal (arbitration)

Files by Jurisdiction – top 3 areas

  • Canada/Intraprovincial – 25%
  • Canada Interprovincial – 25%
  • USA vs Canada – 22%

Average Amount of Claims in 2021

  • $54,997 Informal
  • $199,585 Formal

For more information, refer to the DRC’s 2021 Annual Report to Members, login into our members only area at www.fvdrc.com