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

Imports in Canada edged up 0.3 percent month over month to CAD 50.1 billion in June, setting a new record high. Metal ores and non-metallic minerals (39.1 percent) and aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts (11.7 percent) contributed the most to the increase. Purchases from the United States fell 0.7 percent to CAD 32.4 billion while those from other countries were up 2.1 percent, led by Brazil (bauxite) and South Korea (passenger cars). Imports in Canada averaged 19763.82 CAD Million from 1971 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 50114.50 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 Forecast (i)
2017-06-02 12:30 PM Apr C$48.06B C$47.76B
2017-07-06 12:30 PM May C$ 49.77B C$48.60B
2017-08-04 12:30 PM Jun C$ 50.12B C$ 49.98B C$50B
2017-09-06 12:30 PM Jul
2017-10-05 12:30 PM Aug
2017-11-03 12:30 PM Sep


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3601.90 -1359.50 8524.80 -4256.70 CAD Million [+]
Exports 46512.60 48621.90 48621.90 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 50114.50 49981.40 50114.50 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 89.40 90.20 110.30 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 3443.00 3607.00 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 3696985.00 2602303.00 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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50114.50 49981.40 50114.50 1112.00 1971 - 2017 CAD Million Monthly