Canada Exports  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Canada were up 2.7 percent to CAD 44.5 billion month-over-month in October 2017, following four consecutive monthly declines. Improvements were recorded for 9 of 11 sections, mainly basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products (12.4percent). There were also notable gains in metal and non-metallic mineral products (4.5 percent); farm, fishing and intermediate food products (7.7 percent); and energy products (2.7 percent). Exports to the United States rose 4.1 percent to CAD 33.3 billion, while sales to countries other than the United States were down 1.4 percent to CAD 11.1 billion on lower exports to the United Kingdom and China (both unwrought gold). Partially offsetting these declines were higher exports to the Netherlands (metallurgical coal) and Switzerland (aircraft). Year-over-year export increased 0.8 percent. Exports in Canada averaged 21348.43 CAD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 48453.70 CAD Million in May of 2017 and a record low of 1366 CAD Million in February of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-05 12:30 PM Exports C$43.63B C$44.05B
2017-11-03 12:30 PM Exports C$43.56B C$43.69B C$44.3B
2017-12-05 01:30 PM Exports C$44.46B C$43.30B
2018-01-05 01:30 PM Exports C$44.46B
2018-02-06 01:30 PM Exports
2018-03-07 01:30 PM Exports


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1474.50 -3364.40 8524.80 -4127.40 CAD Million [+]
Exports 44455.60 43301.00 48453.70 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 45930.10 46665.40 49478.00 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -19346.00 -15587.00 12230.00 -20197.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
External Debt 631.90 615.99 631.90 14.82 CAD Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 91.00 92.20 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 9763.00 223.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows -25.00 0.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.19 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3851.00 3942.00 4107.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.96 2.52 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3156507.00 4183681.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 127.00 357.00 469.00 38.00 USD Million [+]

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Canada Exports

Exports amount to more than 30 percent of Canadian GDP. In 2016, Canada main exports were: Motor vehicles and parts (18 percent); consumer goods (14 percent); energy products (14 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (11 percent); and forestry products; building and packaging materials (8 percent); basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products (6 percent); industrial machinery, equipment and parts (6 percent); and farm, fishing and intermediate food products (6 percent). The United States is by far the largest destination for Canadian products (75 percent of total exports); followed by the European Union (8 percent), of which the United Kingdom (3 percent); China (4 percent); Japan and Mexico (2 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
44455.60 43301.00 48453.70 1366.00 1971 - 2017 CAD Million Monthly