The Town of Arborg serves as the main service center for a number of residents and communities in the Northern Interlake Region. Many retail businesses provide a wide array of goods and services to area residents.
Farming continues to play an important role in the local economy with many diverse agricultural operations in the area;  conventional grain and oilseed crops and livestock producers operate throughout the area. The Arborg area is well known for producing very high quality forage and grass crops for livestock production. Arborg has farm implement dealers, major seed & feed suppliers, as well as a number of other retail shops catering to the agricultural needs of the area.
A number of manufacturing firms and machine shops in the Arborg area produce many items from pellet burning stoves to custom products for local and international customers.
The business sector of Arborg is stable and provides needed services for many people throughout the region.