Exports from Canada retreated 1.0% month-over-month to CAD 50.2 billion in April of 2021, mainly weighed down by lower sales of motor vehicles and parts (-18.1% to CAD 5.5 billion), as a global semiconductor supply shortage forced production shutdowns in the auto assembly industry. Additionally, 5 other product sections posted decreases in sales, including energy (-2.5% to CAD 9.3 billion); metal & non-metallic mineral products (-0.3% to CAD 6.1 billion); and farm, fishing & intermediate food products (-3.0% to CAD 4.0 billion). Still, losses were limited by a surge in foreign demand for prepared & packaged seafood products, which underpinned a 14.4% jump in consumer goods to CAD 6.8 billion. Exports to the US went up 1.4% to CAD 37.1 billion, while shipments to most other countries declined, primarily to China (-5.8% to CAD 2.6 billion) and the UK (-12.3% to CAD 1.6 billion). source: Statistics Canada

Exports in Canada averaged 23185.89 CAD Million from 1971 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 52538.90 CAD Million in May of 2019 and a record low of 1366 CAD Million in February of 1971. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Exports in Canada is expected to be 50000.00 CAD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Canada to stand at 51000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Exports is projected to trend around 51200.00 CAD Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Canada Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50206.60 50700.30 52538.90 1366.00 1971 - 2021 CAD Million Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-05 01:30 PM Jan C$51.19B C$47.37B
2021-04-07 12:30 PM Feb C$49.86B C$51.22B
2021-05-04 12:30 PM Mar C$50.62B C$50.49B
2021-06-08 12:30 PM Apr C$50.21B C$50.7B


News Stream
Canada Exports Shrink in April
Exports from Canada retreated 1.0% month-over-month to CAD 50.2 billion in April of 2021, mainly weighed down by lower sales of motor vehicles and parts (-18.1% to CAD 5.5 billion), as a global semiconductor supply shortage forced production shutdowns in the auto assembly industry. Additionally, 5 other product sections posted decreases in sales, including energy (-2.5% to CAD 9.3 billion); metal & non-metallic mineral products (-0.3% to CAD 6.1 billion); and farm, fishing & intermediate food products (-3.0% to CAD 4.0 billion). Still, losses were limited by a surge in foreign demand for prepared & packaged seafood products, which underpinned a 14.4% jump in consumer goods to CAD 6.8 billion. Exports to the US went up 1.4% to CAD 37.1 billion, while shipments to most other countries declined, primarily to China (-5.8% to CAD 2.6 billion) and the UK (-12.3% to CAD 1.6 billion).
2021-06-08
Canada Exports Edge Up 0.3% in March
Exports from Canada edged up 0.3% month-over-month to CAD 50.6 billion to in March of 2021, boosted by sales of motor vehicles and parts (10.2%), mainly passenger cars & light trucks (12.8%), and metal ores & non-metallic minerals (33%). However, these increases were partially offset by a drop in the exports of energy products (-6.7%) due to a slump in the sales of natural gas (-46.7%), but also by the large decline in exports of aircraft & other transportation equipment & parts (-23.8%). Exports to the US decreased by 3.8% to CAD 36.5 billion while those to countries other than the US rose by 12.6% led by sales to Hong Kong, the Netherlands and South Korea.
2021-05-04
Canada Exports Fall 2.7% MoM in February
Exports from Canada fell 2.7% month-over-month to CAD 49.9 billion in February of 2021, after an upwardly revised 8.2% surge in January. The largest declines were observed in the metal and non-metallic mineral products (-10.9%), motor vehicles and parts (-10.2%) and aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts (-20.3%). Exports of energy products partially offset the overall decrease, up 18.3% to CAD 9.5 billion, their highest level since December 2019, mainly on account of sales of natural gas, which more than doubled in February. Sales of crude oil and crude bitumen (6.8%) also increased, mainly because of higher prices. Exports to the US increased by 0.8% to CAD 37.4 billion while those to countries other than the US fell by 11.7% in February to CAD 12.5 billion.
2021-04-07
Canada Exports at Near 2-Year High
Exports from Canada surged 8.1% month-over-month to CAD 51.2 billion in January of 2021, the highest since May of 2019. This was the largest increase in exports since the rebound in the summer of 2020 that followed the easing of lockdown restrictions. Shipments rose mostly for aircraft and other transportation equipment & parts (72.3 percent), mainly on atypical growth in aircraft exports, which more than doubled. A Canadian airline retired a large number of aircraft from its fleet in January, resulting in the export of these used airliners to the US. Other significant contributions came from sales of consumer goods (11.6%) and energy products (5.9%), mainly on higher crude oil exports (9%). Exports of forestry products and building and packaging materials (+10.7%) also grew sharply, namely lumber exports (+30.4%), which reached a record high of $2.1 billion. Exports to the US rose 11.3% to $37.2 billion, the highest value since September 2019.
2021-03-05

Canada Exports
Exports account for more than 30 percent of Canadian GDP. In 2018, Canada main exports were: energy products (19 percent); motor vehicles and parts (15 percent); consumer goods (11 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (11 percent); forestry products and building and packaging materials (8 percent); farm, fishing and intermediate food products (7 percent); industrial machinery, equipment and parts (7 percent) and basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products (6 percent). The US is by far the largest destination for Canadian products (74 percent of total exports); followed by the EU (8 percent), of which Germany (3 percent), China (5 percent) and Japan and Mexico (2 percent each).
Canada Exports by Category Last Previous
(bop) - Total of All Merchandise 50206.60 50617.60 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Energy Products 9260.50 9427.80 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Consumer Goods 6790.70 5963.70 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Crude Oil and Crude Bitumen 6561.50 6753.40 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Motor Vehicles and Parts 5456.30 6667.50 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Intermediate Metal Products 4894.70 4939.30 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Building and Packaging Materia 3651.60 3428.80 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Farm and Fishing Products 3406.80 3549.30 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Passenger Cars and Light Trucks 3379.20 4292.00 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Plastic and Rubber Products 1333.10 1322.20 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Metal Ores and Concentrates 1260.00 1483.40 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Pulp and Paper Stock 1001.20 979.20 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Meat Products 932.20 824.70 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Aircraft 912.60 662.20 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Miscellaneous Goods and Suppli 910.60 797.50 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Natural Gas 830.50 778.20 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Wheat 776.20 843.80 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Refined Petroleum Energy Produ 768.90 760.40 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Plastic Resins 754.60 736.00 CAD Million Apr/21
(bop) - Iron Ores and Concentrates 706.60 881.80 CAD Million Apr/21

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