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

Imports to Canada edged down 0.2 percent from the previous month to CAD 51.3 billion in June of 2018. Purchases of energy products decreased 15.1 percent, dragged down by refined petroleum products (-27.4 percent). Also, imports of aircraft and other transportation equipment & parts fell 17.1 percent, particularly aircraft (-47.9 percent). On the other hand, arrivals advanced for metal ores and non-metallic minerals (+16.2 percent), consumer goods (+1.2 percent) and basic and industrial chemical, plastic & rubber products (+2.7 percent). Year-over-year, total imports were up 4.2 percent. Imports in Canada averaged 20376.92 CAD Million from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 51982.70 CAD Million in March of 2018 and a record low of 1112 CAD Million in January of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-06 12:30 PM Imports C$50.47B C$51.75B C$ 48B
2018-07-06 12:30 PM Imports C$51.12B C$50.26B C$ 50.5B
2018-08-03 12:30 PM Imports C$51.32B C$51.43B C$ 51.3B
2018-09-05 12:30 PM Imports C$51.32B C$ 51.5B
2018-10-05 12:30 PM Imports C$ 51.6B
2018-11-02 12:30 PM Imports C$ 51.6B


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -625.50 -2723.70 8524.80 -4127.40 CAD Million [+]
Exports 50698.90 48708.70 50698.90 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 51324.40 51432.40 51982.70 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -19496.00 -16486.00 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 92.20 93.10 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 17792.00 9292.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows -51.00 0.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.19 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 4297.00 3980.00 4297.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.96 2.52 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2607284.00 1883642.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 87.00 144.00 469.00 38.00 USD Million [+]

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Canada Imports

In 2017, Canada imported mainly: consumer goods (22 percent of total imports); motor vehicles and parts (20 percent); electronic and electrical equipment and parts (12 percent); industrial machinery, equipment and parts (10 percent); basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products (8 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (8 percent) and energy products (6 percent). Canada's major import partners were: the United States (65 percent of total imports); the European Union (10 percent), of which Germany (3 percent); China (7 percent); Mexico (4 percent) and Japan (2 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51324.40 51432.40 51982.70 1112.00 1971 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly




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