Canada's Transactions in Services with Asia: Transportation and Government Services, 2017

Canada experienced a substantial deficit in transportation and government services trade with Asia in 2017. Hong Kong is our top Asian partner in this category, accounting for 18% of Canada's receipts from Asia while providing 40% of Canada's imports from Asia. This is largely accounted for by transportation services. China is also prominent in this category, accounting for 20% of Canada's receipts from Asia and providing about 15% of Canada's transportation and government services imports from Asia. Canada also experienced significant negative balance with Singapore.

Transportation and Government Services
(C$ millions)
EconomyReceiptsPaymentsBalance
Australia400167233
China7851,465-680
Hong Kong, SAR6903,895-3,205
India17916019
Indonesia3875-37
Japan584900-316
Malaysia26236-210
New Zealand5662-6
Pakistan4361-18
Philippines74129-55
Singapore2781,615-1,337
South Korea34631135
Taiwan191594-403
Thailand3143-12
Vietnam22517
    
Total3,7439,718-5,975

Source: Adapted from Statistics Canada, National Accounts 376-0036 http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?lang=eng&retrLang=eng&id=3760036&paSer=&pattern=&stByVal=1&p1=1&p2=-1&tabMode=dataTable&csid=  November 12, 2018.

Statistics Canada information is used with the permission of Statistics Canada.

Notes:
1. The definition of Asia in this chart only refers to the countries listed in the table above.

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