Canada Imports  1971-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Canada were up 1 percent from the previous month to CAD 45.5 billion, boosted by higher imports of aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts; industrial machinery, equipment and parts; and metal and non-metallic mineral products while purchases of energy products fell. Among major trading partners, imports increased from the US (1.3 percent), China (1.6 percent), Germany (2.1 percent) and Mexico (14.7 percent). Considering 2016 full year, imports edged down 0.1 percent to CAD 547.2 billion, due to fewer purchases of energy products; aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts; and metal and non-metallic mineral products. Imports in Canada averaged 19454.02 CAD Million from 1971 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 47726.10 CAD Million in September of 2016 and a record low of 1112 CAD Million in January of 1971.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-06 01:30 PM Oct C$44.71B C$47.73B C$47B
2017-01-06 01:30 PM Nov C$45.09B C$44.76B C$46B
2017-02-07 01:30 PM Dec C$45.5B C$45.1B
2017-03-07 01:30 PM Jan C$45.5B
2017-04-04 12:30 PM Feb
2017-05-04 12:30 PM Mar




Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 922.80 1012.50 8524.80 -4249.60 CAD Million [+]
Exports 46440.30 46069.60 46440.30 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
Imports 45517.50 45057.10 47726.10 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -18299.00 -19017.00 12230.00 -20197.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -2.30 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
External Debt 615.99 612.33 615.99 14.82 CAD Billion [+]
Terms of Trade 91.10 89.10 110.30 81.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 7030.00 12937.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows -40.00 0.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.19 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3757.00 3837.00 3912.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 2.52 2.30 3.00 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1647833.00 2273851.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 312.00 254.00 469.00 38.00 USD Million [+]


Canada Imports by Category Last
(bop) - Total of All Merchandise 47629.50 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Consumer Goods 9682.80 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Motor Vehicles and Parts 8928.40 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Industrial Machinery, Equipmen 6915.10 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Electronic and Electrical Equi 5158.50 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Passenger Cars and Light Trucks 4115.00 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Tires, Motor Vehicle Engines&m 4005.20 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Basic&industrial Chemical, Pla 3712.50 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Motor Vehicle Engines and Moto 3687.30 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Metal and Non-metallic Mineral 3616.70 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Cleaning Products, Appliances, 2649.20 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Food, Beverage and Tobacco Pro 2529.10 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Energy Products 2207.90 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Basic Chemicals and Industrial 2104.70 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Intermediate Metal Products 2065.40 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Forestry Products&building&pac 1924.40 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Clothing, Footwear and Textile 1794.80 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Miscellaneous Goods and Suppli 1765.30 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Communications and Audio and V 1665.60 CAD Million Sep/16
(bop) - Building and Packaging Materia 1640.00 CAD Million Sep/16

Canada Imports Notes

In 2016, Canada imported mostly: consumer goods (22 percent of total imports); motor vehicles and parts (19 percent); electronic and electrical equipment and parts (12 percent); industrial machinery, equipment and parts (10 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (8 percent); basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products (8 percent); and energy products (5 percent). Canada’s main import partners are: the United States (66 percent of total imports); the European Union (10 percent), of which Germany (3 percent); China (7 percent); Mexico (3 percent); Japan and South Korea (2 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
45517.50 45057.10 47726.10 1112.00 1971 - 2016 CAD Million Monthly