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  • Table: 12-10-0120-01
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Historical (real-time) releases of merchandise imports and exports with data for years 1988 - current.

    Release date: 2021-10-18

  • Table: 12-10-0141-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Canada's international trade in services is broken down based on its capacities to be traded through information and communication technologies. Transactions are available by affiliation and by trade partner.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 12-10-0145-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table presents transactions in commercial services by main category of services for a list of selected countries.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0004-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0031)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international travel services are available for business travel and personal travel Geographical details cover United States, and all other countries.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0005-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0032)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international transport services are available by mode of transport and category of transport services. Geographical details cover United States.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0006-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0033)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international commercial services are presented by category of commercial services. Geographical details cover United States, European Union countries, and all other countries. Data are also available by category of affiliation.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0007-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0036)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international trade in services are available for a list of countries and regions. Services are further broken down between commercial services, travel services, and transport and government services.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2020009
    Description:

    This dashboard presents selected data that are relevant for monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on economic activity in Canada. It includes data on a range of monthly indicators - real GDP, consumer prices, the unemployment rate, merchandise exports and imports, retail sales, hours worked and manufacturing sales -- as well as monthly data on aircraft movements, railway carloadings, and travel between Canada and other countries.

    Estimates are presented from January 2019 to the current reference month for each data series. The information will be updated continuously as new data becomes available, and additional series may be added to the dashboard as circumstances warrant.

    To support the analysis of time series movements in the data, the dashboard reports changes in each series on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis. For most of the variables reported, information on cumulative changes in the data both prior and subsequent to the end of 2019 is also presented by indexing the level estimates to December 2019, as depicted in the accompanying charts.

    Release date: 2021-10-14

  • Table: 23-10-0269-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Monthly activity indicators draw from a variety of data sources to provide information on Canada's transportation system. The indicators measure passengers and freight, as well as merchandise trade. Data are available from January 2017.

    Release date: 2021-10-14

  • Table: 23-10-0269-02
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Monthly activity indicators draw from a variety of data sources to provide information on Canada's transportation system. The indicators measure passengers and freight, as well as merchandise trade. Data are available from January 2017. The table presents month-over-month and year-over-year percentage changes.

    Release date: 2021-10-14
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  • Table: 12-10-0120-01
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Historical (real-time) releases of merchandise imports and exports with data for years 1988 - current.

    Release date: 2021-10-18

  • Table: 12-10-0141-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Canada's international trade in services is broken down based on its capacities to be traded through information and communication technologies. Transactions are available by affiliation and by trade partner.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 12-10-0145-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table presents transactions in commercial services by main category of services for a list of selected countries.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0004-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0031)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international travel services are available for business travel and personal travel Geographical details cover United States, and all other countries.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0005-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0032)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international transport services are available by mode of transport and category of transport services. Geographical details cover United States.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0006-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0033)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international commercial services are presented by category of commercial services. Geographical details cover United States, European Union countries, and all other countries. Data are also available by category of affiliation.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Table: 36-10-0007-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 376-0036)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Annual data on Canada's international trade in services are available for a list of countries and regions. Services are further broken down between commercial services, travel services, and transport and government services.

    Release date: 2021-10-15

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2020009
    Description:

    This dashboard presents selected data that are relevant for monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on economic activity in Canada. It includes data on a range of monthly indicators - real GDP, consumer prices, the unemployment rate, merchandise exports and imports, retail sales, hours worked and manufacturing sales -- as well as monthly data on aircraft movements, railway carloadings, and travel between Canada and other countries.

    Estimates are presented from January 2019 to the current reference month for each data series. The information will be updated continuously as new data becomes available, and additional series may be added to the dashboard as circumstances warrant.

    To support the analysis of time series movements in the data, the dashboard reports changes in each series on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis. For most of the variables reported, information on cumulative changes in the data both prior and subsequent to the end of 2019 is also presented by indexing the level estimates to December 2019, as depicted in the accompanying charts.

    Release date: 2021-10-14

  • Table: 23-10-0269-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Monthly activity indicators draw from a variety of data sources to provide information on Canada's transportation system. The indicators measure passengers and freight, as well as merchandise trade. Data are available from January 2017.

    Release date: 2021-10-14

  • Table: 23-10-0269-02
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Monthly activity indicators draw from a variety of data sources to provide information on Canada's transportation system. The indicators measure passengers and freight, as well as merchandise trade. Data are available from January 2017. The table presents month-over-month and year-over-year percentage changes.

    Release date: 2021-10-14
Analysis (188)

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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20212783612
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-10-05

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-621-M
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The papers published in the Analysis in Brief analytical series shed light on current economic issues. Aimed at a general audience, they cover a wide range of topics including National Accounts, business enterprises, trade, transportation, agriculture, the environment, manufacturing, science and technology, services, etc.

    Release date: 2021-08-23

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202116529823
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-06-14

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202113820267
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-05-18

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021046
    Description:

    This infographic provides updated information on the participation of Canadian women and women-owned businesses in the free trade between Canada and Chile.

    Release date: 2021-05-07

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202105423983
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-02-23

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X202100100001
    Description:

    This paper analyses the impact of the pandemic of COVID -19 on international merchandise imports, using monthly broad economic categories data and comparing the first half of 2019 with the first half of 2020.

    Release date: 2021-02-02

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X202000100005
    Description:

    Digital delivery is one of four primary modes of supplying services to another country, alongside in-person delivery, either through the customer or the supplier traveling to their counterpart, or by establishing a commercial presence in the other country. As part of Statistics Canada’s strategy to measure how digitalisation is enabling, transforming and disrupting international trade in services, enterprises in Canada were asked for the first time for reference year 2018 to provide the share of their exports of 15 distinct commercial services that had been delivered remotely, of which digital delivery is the primary mechanism. Provided to services exporters through a supplementary survey module within Statistics Canada’s International transactions in commercial services, this new data source for digital trade in services is the result of extensive collaboration between Statistics Canada and Canada’s export community, its US counterparts in economic statistics, such as the Bureau of Economic Analysis, and regional and international organizations – notably the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the World Trade Organisation and Eurostat. This article discusses a primary metric derived from this new survey module - the digital intensity of Canada’s 2018 commercial services exports with analysis of exporters by service category, industry, size class, type of multinational, and trading partner. In doing so, Statistics Canada continues to make progress along the continuum of measuring digital trade and this paper on digital delivery of Canada’s services exports serves as a contribution on Canada’s measurement of trade in services by mode of supply.

    Release date: 2020-12-07

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202034227203
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2020-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X202000100007
    Description:

    An overview of the methods used to compile statistics on exports of energy products within the International Merchandise Trade Program, specifically for the continuous transmission commodities crude oil, natural gas and electricity. Some exceptional processes are followed for these products, and this paper summarizes the methods used, and explains the factors behind the methods selected.

    Release date: 2020-11-30
Reference (20)

Reference (20) (0 to 10 of 20 results)

  • Classification: 65-209-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Export Classification is a structured, hierarchical classification system based on the Harmonized Description and Coding System. The HS nomenclature is divided into 21 Sections, which in general, group goods produced in the same sector of the economy.

    Release date: 2019-12-09

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-633-X2019001
    Description:

    The mandate of the Analytical Studies Branch (ASB) is to provide high-quality, relevant and timely information on economic, health and social issues that are important to Canadians. The branch strategically makes use of expert knowledge and a large range of statistical sources to describe, draw inferences from, and make objective and scientifically supported deductions about the evolving nature of the Canadian economy and society. Research questions are addressed by applying leading-edge methods, including microsimulation and predictive analytics using a range of linked and integrated administrative and survey data. In supporting greater access to data, ASB linked data are made available to external researchers and policy makers to support evidence-based decision making. Research results are disseminated by the branch using a range of mediums (i.e., research papers, studies, infographics, videos, and blogs) to meet user needs. The branch also provides analytical support and training, feedback, and quality assurance to the wide range of programs within and outside Statistics Canada.

    Release date: 2019-05-29

  • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X201400414107
    Description:

    Beginning in November 2014, International Trade in goods data will be provided on a Balance of Payments (BOP) basis for additional country detail. In publishing this data, BOP-based exports to and imports from 27 countries, referred to as Canada’s Principal Trading Partners (PTPs), will be highlighted for the first time. BOP-based trade in goods data will be available for countries such as China and Mexico, Brazil and India, South Korea, and our largest European Union trading partners, in response to substantial demand for information on these countries in recent years. Until now, Canada’s geographical trading patterns have been examined almost exclusively through analysis of Customs-based trade data. Moreover, BOP trade in goods data for these countries will be available alongside the now quarterly Trade in Services data as well as annual Foreign Direct Investment data for many of these Principal Trading Partners, facilitating country-level international trade and investment analysis using fully comparable data. The objective of this article is to introduce these new measures. This note will first walk users through the key BOP concepts, most importantly the concept of change in ownership. This will serve to familiarize analysts with the Balance of Payments framework for analyzing country-level data, in contrast to Customs-based trade data. Second, some preliminary analysis will be reviewed to illustrate the concepts, with provisional estimates for BOP-based trade with China serving as the principal example. Lastly, we will outline the expansion of quarterly trade in services to generate new estimates of trade for the PTPs and discuss future work in trade statistics.

    Release date: 2014-11-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-605-X201400214100
    Description:

    Canadian international merchandise trade data are released monthly and may be revised in subsequent releases as new information becomes available. These data are released approximately 35 days following the close of the reference period and represent one of the timeliest economic indicators produced by Statistics Canada. Given their timeliness, some of the data are not received in time and need to be estimated or modelled. This is the case for imports and exports of crude petroleum and natural gas. More specifically, at the time of release, energy trade data are based on an incomplete set of information and are revised as Statistics Canada and National Energy Board information becomes available in the subsequent months. Due to the increasing importance of energy imports and exports and the timeliness of the data, the revisions to energy prices and volumes are having an increasingly significant impact on the monthly revision to Canada’s trade balance. This note explains how the estimates in the initial release are made when data sources are not yet available, and how the original data are adjusted in subsequent releases.

    Release date: 2014-10-03

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-605-X201300411819
    Description:

    This is an update of the 2009 article Revisions to international merchandise trade statistics, accounting for changes resulting from increased timeliness in the release of merchandise trade statistics.

    Release date: 2013-06-07

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-605-X201100211471
    Description:

    This paper presents the background, methodological change and implementation of the revised real import and export adjustments that account for exchange rate fluctuations.

    Release date: 2011-05-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-604-M2009062
    Description:

    Statistics Canada produces monthly import and export merchandise trade price indexes. For the majority of these prices, Statistics Canada uses a variety of proxy measures to derive the price index in lieu of collecting observed import and export prices. The ability of these proxy measures to reflect international trade price movements during times of exchange rate volatility is limited. For this reason, the constant dollar trade estimates derived using these proxy price indexes have been refined with constant dollar adjustments following the appreciation of the Canadian exchange rate beginning at the end of 2002. This paper explains the rational and methodology behind these adjustments, as well as the impact on published trade and GDP estimates.

    Release date: 2009-12-04

  • Classification: 65-209-S
    Description:

    The Canadian Export Classification, incorporates amendments to the Nomenclature of the Harmonized Commodity and Coding System.

    Release date: 2009-01-07

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81-595-M2006040
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This guide discusses the collection and interpretation of statistical data on Canada's trade in culture goods. This guide has been restructured and simplified to better meet the needs of data users. This version replaces Culture Goods Trade Estimates: Methodology and Technical Notes, Catalogue no. 81-595-MIE2004020.

    Release date: 2006-03-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004016
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This activity looks at how Canada's grape industry has transformed itself in the wake of the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.

    Release date: 2004-10-29

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