Canada Exports  1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Canada decreased 1.1 percent month-over-month to CAD 50.5 billion in August of 2018 after reaching a record high of CAD 51.11 billion in July. Sales fell for motor vehicles and parts (down 6.2 percent to CAD 7.4 billion), mainly due to passenger cars and light trucks (-8.9 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (down 6.2 percent to CAD 5.4 billion), namely unwrought precious metals and precious metal alloys (-14.3 percent) and unwrought gold (-3.8 percent), mainly due to lower sales to the United Kingdom. On the other hand, exports rose 20.1 percent for metal ores and non-metallic minerals, due to copper ores and concentrates (+CAD 187 million), mostly on higher shipments to Japan, South Korea and India. Exports in Canada averaged 21820.34 CAD Million from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 51113.60 CAD Million in July of 2018 and a record low of 1366 CAD Million in February of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-03 12:30 PM Exports C$50.7B C$48.7B C$ 48.4B
2018-09-05 12:30 PM Exports C$51.27B C$50.86B C$ 51B
2018-10-05 12:30 PM Exports C$50.55B C$51.11B C$ 51.3B
2018-11-02 12:30 PM Exports C$50.55B C$ 50.7B
2018-12-06 01:30 PM Exports C$ 50.8B


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 526.10 -189.30 8524.80 -4127.40 CAD Million [+]
Exports 50549.30 51113.60 51113.60 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 50023.20 51302.90 51935.50 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -15880.00 -17500.00 12230.00 -20197.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -3.30 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
External Debt 631.90 615.99 631.90 14.82 CAD Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 93.10 92.40 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 11674.00 16752.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows 0.00 -51.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.20 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 4123.00 4237.00 4297.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.96 2.52 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4496465.00 3786646.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 87.00 144.00 469.00 38.00 USD Million [+]

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Canada Exports

Exports amount to more than 30 percent of Canadian GDP. In 2017, Canada main exports were: energy products (17 percent); motor vehicles and parts (17 percent); consumer goods (13 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (12 percent); forestry products and 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), China (5 percent) and 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50549.30 51113.60 51113.60 1366.00 1971 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly




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