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

Imports to Canada were almost unchanged at CAD 47.0 billion in August 2017, following the largest decline since January 2009 in July. An increase in imports of motor vehicles and parts (2.5 percent), and metal ores and non-metallic minerals (9.9 percent), was offset by a decline in purchases of consumer goods (-1.8 percent) and aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts (-10.2 percent). Year-over-year, total imports were up 3 percent. Imports in Canada averaged 19860.59 CAD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 50104.20 CAD Million in June of 2017 and a record low of 1112 CAD Million in January of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-04 12:30 PM Imports C$ 50.12B C$ 49.98B C$50B
2017-09-06 12:30 PM Imports C$ 47.18B C$ 50.20B C$ 50B
2017-10-05 12:30 PM Imports C$47.04B C$47.03B
2017-11-03 12:30 PM Imports C$47.04B
2017-12-05 01:30 PM Imports


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3413.40 -2982.60 8524.80 -4256.70 CAD Million [+]
Exports 43629.80 44051.00 48786.90 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 47043.20 47033.70 50104.20 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -16319.00 -12921.00 12230.00 -20197.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
External Debt 615.99 612.33 615.99 14.82 CAD Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 90.40 90.40 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 223.00 11576.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows 0.00 -51.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.19 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3729.00 3614.00 4107.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 127.00 357.00 469.00 38.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 2.52 2.30 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4531101.00 3696985.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]

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Canada Imports

In 2016, Canada imported mostly: consumer goods (22 percent of total imports); motor vehicles and parts (19 percent); electronic and electrical equipment and parts (12 percent); industrial machinery, equipment and parts (10 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (8 percent); basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products (8 percent); and energy products (5 percent). Canada’s main import partners are: the United States (66 percent of total imports); the European Union (10 percent), of which Germany (3 percent); China (7 percent); Mexico (3 percent); Japan and South Korea (2 percent each). 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
47043.20 47033.70 50104.20 1112.00 1971 - 2017 CAD Million Monthly