Table 2
Merchandise trade: Principal commodity groupings

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Merchandise trade: Principal commodity groupings
  January 2010r December 2010r January 2011 December 2010 to January 2011 January 2010 to January 2011
  Seasonally adjusted, $ current
   $ millions  % change
Exports          
Agricultural and fishing products 2,984 3,455 3,207 -7.2 7.5
Energy products 8,445 9,159 9,386 2.5 11.1
Forestry products 1,679 2,007 1,858 -7.4 10.7
Industrial goods and materials 7,249 9,134 9,481 3.8 30.8
Machinery and equipment 5,961 6,906 6,292 -8.9 5.6
Automotive products 4,210 4,439 5,163 16.3 22.6
Other consumer goods 1,410 1,341 1,374 2.5 -2.6
Special transactions trade1 344 277 263 -5.1 -23.5
Other balance of payments adjustments 445 501 497 -0.8 11.7
Total 32,727 37,220 37,520 0.8 14.6
Imports          
Agricultural and fishing products 2,360 2,597 2,585 -0.5 9.5
Energy products 3,259 3,690 4,200 13.8 28.9
Forestry products 209 214 205 -4.2 -1.9
Industrial goods and materials 6,444 7,676 7,611 -0.8 18.1
Machinery and equipment 8,348 9,792 9,968 1.8 19.4
Automotive products 5,689 5,521 6,415 16.2 12.8
Other consumer goods 4,672 4,876 4,851 -0.5 3.8
Special transactions trade1 315 386 789 104.4 150.5
Other balance of payments adjustments 705 755 781 3.4 10.8
Total 32,001 35,507 37,404 5.3 16.9
revised
1.
These are mainly low valued transactions, value of repairs to equipment, and goods returned to country of origin.
Note(s):
Totals may not equal the sum of their components.