Table 1 
Results of adjustments for differences in eastbound trade in goods statistics, 2016 

Results of adjustments for differences in eastbound trade in goods statistics, 2016
  Canada's imports China's exports
  billions of US dollarsbillions of US dollars
Officially published data 48.6 27.3
Published asymmetry ... 21.3
Adjustments:    
China's re-exports ... 0.2
Indirect trade:    
Transshipments through Hong Kong (China) 2.6 ...
Transshipments through United States 16.7 ...
Transshipments through other countries 1.4 ...
Shipment time lag 0.2 ...
Data after adjustment 28.2 27.2
Remaining asymmetry  ... 1.0
Difference (%) ... 2.2
...
not applicable
Note(s):
Difference (%) = Remaining asymmetry/Canada's imports
Source(s):
Statistics Canada and the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China.
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