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Table 8.2-3
Merchandise trade — Trade balance

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Trade balance
  Exports Percentage change Imports Percentage change Balance
Total United States United Kingdom Other European Union Japan Other organisation for economic co-operation and development Other countries
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  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent millions of dollars
2007 463,126 2.0 415,229 2.7 47,898 85,914 4,140 -8,029 -1,948 -5,313 -26,867
2008 489,857 5.8 442,988 6.7 46,869 89,118 2,886 -9,988 203 -6,328 -29,022
October 2007 36,704 0.5 33,223 -0.8 3,480 6,472 282 -560 -278 -444 -1,992
November 2007 38,101 -0.3 33,930 -0.9 4,171 6,984 310 -595 -154 -332 -2,042
December 2007 36,533 -10.3 34,332 -2.7 2,201 6,225 335 -819 -230 -839 -2,471
January 2008 38,209 -4.9 35,496 1.5 2,713 6,542 507 -1,172 -189 -624 -2,351
February 2008 39,689 0.2 35,067 0.1 4,622 8,428 547 -688 6 -924 -2,745
March 2008 40,097 -1.4 34,428 -4.8 5,669 8,625 416 -629 -239 -270 -2,235
April 2008 40,507 0.2 35,564 2.0 4,943 8,249 -3 -989 -52 -462 -1,800
May 2008 42,365 7.2 36,688 7.6 5,676 8,165 321 -821 180 -284 -1,885
June 2008 43,513 13.8 37,902 10.8 5,611 9,770 -136 -758 89 -436 -2,918
July 2008 44,379 16.6 39,476 11.6 4,903 8,959 -197 -760 -103 -466 -2,530
August 2008 42,685 12.8 37,479 9.1 5,206 8,266 400 -850 200 -596 -2,214
September 2008 42,080 13.1 38,073 9.9 4,008 7,790 207 -1,242 49 -253 -2,544
October 2008 42,181 14.9 38,991 17.4 3,190 6,307 595 -517 109 -722 -2,584
November 2008 39,177 2.8 38,129 12.4 1,049 4,777 -375 -715 33 -308 -2,363
December 2008 34,974 -4.3 35,695 4.0 -721 3,239 604 -846 121 -985 -2,854
January 2009 31,299 -18.1 32,255 -9.1 -956 3,258 342 -853 -186 -937 -2,581
February 2009 33,249 -16.2 32,534 -7.2 715 3,836 429 -994 106 -705 -1,957
March 2009 32,612 -18.7 31,388 -8.8 1,224 3,550 669 -685 147 -707 -1,750
April 2009 30,193 -25.5 30,600 -14.0 -406 2,551 270 -817 35 -667 -1,778
May 2009 28,250 -33.3 29,632 -19.2 -1,382 1,566 306 -858 -89 -582 -1,726
June 2009 29,464 -32.3 29,204 -23.0 260 3,325 159 -1,048 -44 -667 -1,464
July 2009 30,887 -30.4 31,929 -19.1 -1,042 2,240 343 -1,028 1 -827 -1,770
August 2009 29,306 -31.3 31,257 -16.6 -1,951 2,358 300 -981 -206 -1,297 -2,125
September 2009 30,111 -28.4 30,961 -18.7 -849 2,008 841 -901 -74 -505 -2,218
October 2009 31,134 -26.2 30,705 -21.3 429 3,406 431 -979 30 -333 -2,126
Note(s):
Exports include re-exports. The figures reflect balance of payment adjustments to the customs totals to make them consistent with the definitions used in the system of national accounts. For more information, please refer to Canada's Balance of International Payments (Catalogue no. 67-001-XIE).
Source(s):
Canadian International Merchandise Trade (Catalogue no. 65-001-XIB), Client services (613-951-9647), (1-800-294-5583). CANSIM table: 228-0001.