Canada's Merchandise Trade with China

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Canada’s Trade with China (C$)
 January - DecemberJanuary - June
Trade Balance-32,590,451,000-39,810,338,000-20,775,832,418-20,402,221,041

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. August 10, 2016.
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada


Canada’s Merchandise Trade with China, 2015
 Canadian Imports from ChinaCanadian Exports to China
 Merchandise Classification%Merchandise Classification%
1Electrical machinery and equipment24.95Woodpulp; paper or paperboard scraps17.04
2Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc.18.75Oil seeds and misc. fruit, grain, etc.14.66
3Furniture and stuffed furnishings5.61Wood and wood articles, charcoal8.22
4Toys, games, sports equipment5.33Ores, slag and ash7.11
5Knitted or crocheted apparel3.88Mineral fuels, oils3.64
6Iron or steel articles3.84Fertilizers3.59
7Woven clothing and apparel articles3.71Organic chemicals3.42
8Plastic and plastic articles3.47Fish, crustaceans, molluscs3.23
9Motor vehicles, trailers, bicycles, motorcycles3.42Cereals3.21
10Footwear2.82Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc.3.12
 Top 10 as % of Total from China75.78Top 10 as % of Total To China67.25
 Chinese Imports as % of Cdn Total12.26Chinese Exports as % of Cdn Total4.11

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. February 25, 2016.
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada.

Note: The table above is based on Harmonised System (HS) codes at the 2-digit level. To learn more about the HS Code system, go to

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