Canada's Merchandise Trade with China

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Canada’s Trade with China (C$)
 January - DecemberJanuary - December
 2015201620172018
Exports19,341,054,27820,148,802,47321,844,859,67426,781,114,145
Imports65,665,975,77364,384,308,46670,926,171,32075,546,551,649
Trade Balance-46,324,921,495-44,235,505,993-49,081,311,646-48,765,437,504

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 9, 2019. http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/Home.
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada

 

Canada’s Merchandise Trade with China, 2018
 Canadian Imports from ChinaCanadian Exports to China
 Merchandise Classification%Merchandise Classification%
1Electrical machinery and equipment26.07Oil seeds and misc. fruit, grain, etc.17.51
2Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc.19.24Woodpulp; paper or paperboard scraps15.48
3Furniture and stuffed furnishings5.90Ores, slag and ash6.88
4Toys, games, sports equipment4.82Wood and wood articles, charcoal6.07
5Plastic and plastic articles3.78Mineral fuels, oils4.94
6Iron or steel articles3.69Fish, crustaceans, molluscs4.34
7Motor vehicles, trailers, bicycles, motorcycles3.40Fats, oils and waxes4.24
8Knitted or crocheted apparel3.24Cereals4.16
9Woven clothing and apparel articles3.15Organic chemicals2.99
10Optical, medical, scientific, technical instrumentation2.10Motor vehicles, trailers, bicycles, motorcycles2.99
     
 Top 10 as % of Total from China75.40Top 10 as % of Total To China69.59
 Chinese Imports as % of Cdn Total12.70Chinese Exports as % of Cdn Total4.99

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 9, 2019. http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/Home
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 https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/h_00079.html.

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