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

Imports to Canada advanced 1.9 percent month-over-month to CAD 48.6 billion in February, after decreasing 4.3 percent in January. Purchases increased due to higher imports of energy products and of motor vehicles and parts. On the other hand, imports of gold declined. Year over year, total imports increased 3.5 percent. Imports in Canada averaged 20157 CAD Million from 1971 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 49866 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
2018-02-06 01:30 PM Imports C$49.7B C$48.96B C$ 46.9B
2018-03-07 01:30 PM Imports C$47.75B C$49.87B C$ 49.6B
2018-04-05 12:30 PM Imports C$48.63B C$47.72B C$ 47.9B
2018-05-03 12:30 PM Imports C$48.63B C$ 48B
2018-06-06 12:30 PM Imports C$ 48B
2018-07-06 12:30 PM Imports C$ 48B


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2686.00 -1938.00 8524.80 -4127.40 CAD Million [+]
Exports 45941.40 45777.70 48456.30 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 48627.40 47715.70 49866.00 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -16346.00 -18589.00 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 92.70 94.80 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 8333.00 13777.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows 0.00 -25.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.19 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3918.00 4249.00 4249.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.96 2.52 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1479351.00 2095457.00 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
48627.40 47715.70 49866.00 1112.00 1971 - 2018 CAD Million Monthly




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