Imports rose to $39.5 billion, as volumes increased 2.2%. Electronic and electrical equipment and parts led the gain in overall imports, followed closely by motor vehicles and parts as well as metal and non-metallic mineral products. Exports declined to $37.5 billion, as prices were down 1.3%. Exports of farm, fishing and intermediate food products as well as metal and non-metallic mineral products contributed the most to the overall decline.
Exports to the United States grew 3.9% to $28.3 billion. Imports from the United States rose 1.7% to $25.0 billion, the third consecutive monthly increase. Consequently, Canada's trade surplus with the United States increased from $2.7 billion in October to $3.3 billion in November.