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  • Table: 65F0013X
    Description:

    The Canadian International Merchandise Trade (CIMT) online database offers detailed export and import trade data using the Harmonized System (HS) classification of goods (based on the 6-digit commodity level). Select a trading partner and specific variables (e.g., country, province, state, year, month, or frequency) or search by commodity or Harmonized System code.

    Use CIMT's multiple drop down menus to choose your variables and create your own customized data reports, generate data tables directly on screen for a quick review, or save reports as spreadsheets in CSV (comma-separated value) format for future manipulation.

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0005-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 228-0091)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    Canada and United States bilateral trade in goods data produced by Statistics Canada and the United States Census Bureau (customs basis) and the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis (balance of payments basis). Data are presented before and after adjustments made to standardize definitions. Quarterly data are available on Customs and on Balance of payments basis and are not seasonally adjusted.

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0011-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 228-0069)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: International merchandise trade data grouped by Principal Trading Partners (PTP). Users have the option of selecting Imports, Exports, or Trade Balance. Data are unadjusted and seasonally adjusted, and are on a Customs and Balance of Payments basis.
    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0099-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 228-0080)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    This table contains 37312 series, with data for years 1990 - 2017 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (15 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...);  Trade (4 items: Total exports; Domestic exports; Re-exports; Total imports);  United States (53 items: Total United States; Alaska; Alabama; Arkansas; ...);  Harmonized System (HS) Sections (22 items: Total Harmonized System (HS) sections; I - Live animals and animal products; II - Vegetable products; III - Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes; ...).

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0119-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    International merchandise trade data grouped by province and territory, and Principal Trading Partners. Users have the option of selecting Imports, Domestic Exports, or Re-exports, as well as specifying either totals or any of the 12 sections of the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS). Users also have the option of selecting any of the 27 Principal Trading Partner countries. Data are on a Customs basis and not seasonally adjusted.

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0121-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    International merchandise trade data grouped by North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) section. Users have the option of selecting Imports and Exports. Data are unadjusted and seasonally adjusted, on a Customs and Balance of Payments basis, at a monthly frequency.

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0122-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    International merchandise trade data grouped by North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) section. Users have the option of selecting Imports and Exports. Data are unadjusted and seasonally adjusted, on a Customs and Balance of Payments basis, at a quarterly frequency.

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0123-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    International merchandise trade data grouped by North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) section. Users have the option of selecting Imports and Exports. Data are in constant dollars terms, calculated using a chained Fisher formula with 2012 as the base year, seasonally adjusted, on a Balance of Payments basis, at a monthly frequency.

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0124-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    International merchandise trade data grouped by North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) section. Users have the option of selecting Imports and Exports. Data are in constant dollar terms, calculated using a chained Fisher formula with 2012 as the base year, seasonally adjusted, on a Balance of Payments basis, at a quarterly frequency.

    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Table: 12-10-0125-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    International merchandise trade price and volume indexes, grouped by North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) section. Users have the option of selecting Imports or Exports, as well as Paasche or Laspeyres price indexes, or Laspeyres volume indexes. Data are unadjusted and seasonally adjusted, on a Customs and Balance of Payments basis, at a quarterly frequency.

    Release date: 2019-01-08
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  • Table: 33-10-0104-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of enterprises for which specific obstacles to exporting or attempting to export goods or services were not at all difficult, somewhat difficult, difficult, very difficult or not applicable, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period. Obstacles to exporting or attempting to export include administrative obstacles and resource limitations—Canadian legal or administrative obstacles, foreign legal or administrative obstacles, foreign tariffs or trade barriers, concerns over intellectual property (IP) protection, access to financing, lack of internal resources or capacity, and lack of management know-how; external barriers—efficiency, capacity or reliability of transportation infrastructures, and shipping costs; market obstacles—identifying foreign customers, obtaining knowledge on markets of interest, identifying foreign partners, suppliers or distributors, uncertainty of foreign or international standards, and receiving payment from foreign customers; and other obstacles—all other obstacles to exporting or attempting to export.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Table: 33-10-0107-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of enterprises that imported goods or services from a business operating outside Canada to resell them “as-is”, use them in production of other goods or services, or use them to support business activities, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Table: 33-10-0150-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of enterprises that exported and did not export goods or services outside Canada, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period. Enterprises that exported are broken down into exporters with unsuccessful attempts to export to additional markets, and exporters with unsuccessful attempts to export additional goods or services. Enterprises that did not export are broken down into non-exporters with unsuccessful attempts to export.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Table: 33-10-0151-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of enterprises that sold goods or services to another business in Canada that then exported these goods or services "as-is", or used the goods as intermediate inputs in a final good that was then exported, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Table: 33-10-0152-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of enterprises that had mixed modes of import of goods or services, direct export of goods or services, and sales of goods or services that were then exported "as-is" (indirect exporter) or used as intermediate inputs and then exported (intermediary exporter), by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and enterprise size, based on a one-year observation period.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Data Visualization: 13-609-X2018011
    Description:

    This product gathers information from various statistical programs and illustrates the nature and the extent of Canada's economic and financial relationship with Norway using interactive graphics and tables. The statistical information is presented according to four main topics: trade, investment, employment and travel. Key indicators are available for each of the topics. Users can link to more detailed data as well as information regarding definitions, concepts and methods.

    Release date: 2019-01-28

  • Data Visualization: 13-609-X2018012
    Description:

    This product gathers information from various statistical programs and illustrates the nature and the extent of Canada's economic and financial relationship with Switzerland using interactive graphics and tables. The statistical information is presented according to four main topics: trade, investment, employment and travel. Key indicators are available for each of the topics. Users can link to more detailed data as well as information regarding definitions, concepts and methods.

    Release date: 2019-01-28

  • Data Visualization: 13-609-X2018013
    Description:

    This product gathers information from various statistical programs and illustrates the nature and the extent of Canada's economic and financial relationship with Australia using interactive graphics and tables. The statistical information is presented according to four main topics: trade, investment, employment and travel. Key indicators are available for each of the topics. Users can link to more detailed data as well as information regarding definitions, concepts and methods.

    Release date: 2019-01-28

  • Data Visualization: 13-609-X2018014
    Description:

    This product gathers information from various statistical programs and illustrates the nature and the extent of Canada's economic and financial relationship with India using interactive graphics and tables. The statistical information is presented according to four main topics: trade, investment, employment and travel. Key indicators are available for each of the topics. Users can link to more detailed data as well as information regarding definitions, concepts and methods.

    Release date: 2019-01-28

  • Data Visualization: 13-609-X2018015
    Description:

    This product gathers information from various statistical programs and illustrates the nature and the extent of Canada's economic and financial relationship with the Republic of Korea using interactive graphics and tables. The statistical information is presented according to four main topics: trade, investment, employment and travel. Key indicators are available for each of the topics. Users can link to more detailed data as well as information regarding definitions, concepts and methods.

    Release date: 2019-01-28
Analysis (262)

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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019009
    Description:

    This infographic presents results from the Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy relating to the connections of Canadian business to global markets. Data refer to activities in 2017.

    Release date: 2019-02-13

  • Stats in brief: 89-28-0001201800100003
    Description:

    On June 1st the United States implemented additional US tariffs on selected steel and aluminum products. Tariffs on softwood lumber exports have also been in effect since April 2017. This new table shows economic indicators that Statistics Canada produces for industries impacted by tariffs. Other industries that could be indirectly affected by the tariffs are also included (coal and the automotive industry). 

    Release date: 2019-01-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201902319723
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-01-23

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201901719803
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-01-17

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20190083612
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-01-08

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201900319724
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-01-03

  • Articles and reports: 89-28-0001201800100007
    Description:

    These tables present values of Canada's monthly imports and duties collected on imported goods. The tables include Canada's total import and duty values, and these values for dairy products, iron and steel products, aluminum products, vehicles, and for all other goods. Each table includes Canada's total imports and imports from the United States.

    Release date: 2018-12-06

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20183038421
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-10-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2018085
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series provides users with an integrated summary of recent changes in output, employment, household demand, international trade and prices. Organized as a statistical summary of major indicators, the report is designed to inform about recent developments in the Canadian economy, highlighting major changes in the economic data during the first half of 2018 and into the summer months. Unless otherwise noted, the tabulations presented in this report are based on seasonally adjusted data available on October 9, 2018.

    Release date: 2018-10-30

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201800154965
    Description:

    Information and communications technologies (ICT) play an important role in facilitating trade in services. The reduction in costs of ICT, technological advances and computerization of work have enabled services to increasingly be traded. Many services can now be instantaneously delivered online to businesses and consumers around the world.

    Release date: 2018-10-19
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  • 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: 2017-12-11

  • 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

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81-595-M2004020
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article discusses the collection and interpretation of statistical data on Canada's trade in culture goods. It defines the products that are included in culture trade and explains how appropriate products are selected from the relevant classification standards.

    This version has been replaced by Culture Goods Trade Data User Guide, Catalogue No. 81-595-MIE2006040.

    Release date: 2004-07-28

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