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

Total imports to Canada rose 2.4 percent month-over-month to a record high of CAD 49.8 billion in May of 2017, a sixth consecutive monthly increase. The main positive contribution came from imports of aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts (45.9 percent), motor vehicles and parts (3.7 percent), and energy products (6.5 percent). Imports from the United States advanced 3.6 percent to a record high CAD 32.7 billion. Imports from countries other than the United States edged up 0.2%, as higher imports from Saudi Arabia (crude oil), China and Belgium were largely offset by lower imports from Germany (passenger cars). Year-over-year, total imports were up 10.2 percent. Imports in Canada averaged 19709.33 CAD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 49772.20 CAD Million in May of 2017 and a record low of 1112 CAD Million in January of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-04 12:30 PM Mar C$47.11B C$46.33B
2017-06-02 12:30 PM Apr C$48.06B C$47.76B
2017-07-06 12:30 PM May C$ 49.77B C$48.60B
2017-08-04 12:30 PM Jun C$ 49.77B
2017-09-06 12:30 PM Jul
2017-10-05 12:30 PM Aug




Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1085.90 -552.30 8524.80 -4256.70 CAD Million [+]
Exports 48686.30 48051.50 48686.30 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 49772.20 48603.80 49772.20 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -14053.00 -11784.00 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 90.20 90.50 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8678.00 11537.00 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 3607.00 3840.00 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 2602303.00 2054513.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]

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Canada Imports Notes

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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49772.20 48603.80 49772.20 1112.00 1971 - 2017 CAD Million Monthly