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

Imports to Canada advanced 1.5 percent month-over-month to a record CAD 49.7 billion in December of 2017, boosted by purchases of of energy products, industrial machinery and equipment and parts. On the other hand, imports of aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts fell, as fewer airplanes were imported from the United States. Volumes rose 1.0 percent and prices increased 0.5 percent. Imports in Canada averaged 20058.27 CAD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 49695.90 CAD Million in December of 2017 and a record low of 1112 CAD Million in January of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-05 01:30 PM Imports C$45.93B C$46.67B
2018-01-05 01:30 PM Imports C$48.75B C$46.09B C$ 46B
2018-02-06 01:30 PM Imports C$49.7B C$48.96B C$ 46.9B
2018-03-07 01:30 PM Imports C$49.7B C$ 49.6B
2018-04-05 12:30 PM Imports C$ 49.8B
2018-05-03 12:30 PM Imports C$ 49.8B


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3186.30 -2710.00 8524.80 -4127.40 CAD Million [+]
Exports 46509.60 46248.50 48419.80 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 49695.90 48958.50 49695.90 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -19346.00 -15587.00 12230.00 -20197.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
External Debt 631.90 615.99 631.90 14.82 CAD Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 93.50 91.60 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 9763.00 223.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows -25.00 0.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.19 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3920.00 3960.00 4107.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.96 2.52 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1734869.00 2325263.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 127.00 357.00 469.00 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49695.90 48958.50 49695.90 1112.00 1971 - 2017 CAD Million Monthly




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