About 24% of Canada’s total imports came from the Asia Pacific countries listed below in 2018. This was similar to the share in 2017. Chinese exports to Canada increased by approximately $4.6 billion between 2017 and 2018, and captures over 13% of all Canadian shipments from the listed Asian countries. Though the majority of Canadian imports are sourced from the United States, Asia as a region (which only includes the below listed countries) captures the largest proportion -- 46% -- of non-US Canadian imports.
|Asia’s Market Share in Canada in 2018|
|2017 Canadian Imports|
|2018 Canadian Imports|
|2018 Proportions of Total|
|Hong Kong, SAR||386||342||0.06|
Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 20, 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.
1. The definition of Asia in this chart only refers to the countries listed in the table above.