Canada recorded a total trade surplus of 6.5% with the world in 2018. There was a growth of 9% in total trade between Canada and the Asia/Oceania region. Canada’s total trade with the United States, our top trading partner, saw an increase of 5.7%. Exports to the Asia/Oceania region increased 15.8%, while imports from the European region rose by 10%.
|Canada’s Trade with the World, by Region 2018|
|Exports||% Change 2018/2017||Imports||% Change 2018/2017||Trade||% Change 2018/2017|
Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 13, 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.