Table 6-2
Imports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted — Constant dollars, 2002

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Constant dollars, 2002
  November  2010 December  2010 Change Year to date December  2010/ December  2009
2009 2010 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Total 39,531 39,649 118 0.3 405,261 468,196 62,935 15.5 9.0
Agricultural and fishing products 2,613 2,669 56 2.1 28,069 29,944 1,876 6.7 11.0
Fruits and vegetables 754 739 -15 -2.0 8,086 8,448 362 4.5 12.7
Fresh fruits and berries 266 261 -5 -1.9 2,996 3,083 88 2.9 3.1
Dried fruits, fruits and fruit preparations 123 114 -9 -7.0 1,470 1,384 -86 -5.8 0.9
Fresh vegetables 222 216 -5 -2.4 2,092 2,244 152 7.3 34.7
Other vegetables and vegetable preparations 144 148 4 2.9 1,528 1,736 208 13.6 14.5
Other agricultural and fishing products 1,859 1,930 71 3.8 19,983 21,497 1,514 7.6 10.4
Live animals 18 16 -2 -12.8 200 192 -8 -4.0 -15.3
Meat and meat preparations 190 214 24 12.5 2,161 2,107 -54 -2.5 11.4
Fish and marine animals 229 234 5 2.3 2,805 2,813 8 0.3 -8.0
Cocoa, coffee, tea and other food preparations 454 496 42 9.2 4,060 5,133 1,072 26.4 44.4
Dairy produce, eggs and honey 49 50 1 3.1 560 638 78 14.0 -3.3
Corn (maize) shelled 16 15 -1 -7.6 423 365 -57 -13.6 -61.6
Other cereals and cereal preparations 158 156 -3 -1.8 1,930 1,806 -124 -6.4 -2.2
Sugar and sugar preparations 181 142 -39 -21.4 1,634 1,721 87 5.3 -10.3
Fodder, feed, excluding unmilled cereal 103 102 0 -0.2 1,123 1,187 64 5.7 0.6
Beverages 299 315 16 5.4 3,240 3,482 242 7.5 16.5
Tobacco 49 39 -10 -19.7 429 511 82 19.0 13.6
Crude vegetable products 112 150 37 33.0 1,402 1,525 123 8.7 21.9
Cotton 1 1 0 46.7 14 16 2 12.7 -18.8
Energy products 1,758 1,675 -83 -4.7 20,960 21,351 391 1.9 -6.8
Crude petroleum 718 829 111 15.5 11,527 10,577 -950 -8.2 -22.2
Other energy products 1,040 846 -195 -18.7 9,433 10,774 1,341 14.2 15.6
Coal and other related products 507 252 -255 -50.3 3,907 4,477 570 14.6 1.9
Petroleum and coal products 534 594 60 11.3 5,526 6,297 771 13.9 22.6
Forestry products 272 283 10 3.8 3,043 3,445 402 13.2 1.4
Forestry products 272 283 10 3.8 3,043 3,445 402 13.2 1.4
Crude wood products 40 58 17 43.0 581 610 29 5.0 17.3
Wood fabricated materials 232 225 -7 -3.0 2,463 2,835 373 15.1 -2.0
Industrial goods and materials 6,475 6,621 146 2.3 67,545 78,228 10,683 15.8 12.0
Metals and metal ores 1,860 1,940 80 4.3 17,766 22,544 4,778 26.9 13.5
Metals in ores, concentrates and scrap 266 356 91 34.1 4,338 3,855 -484 -11.1 -9.1
Steel bars, rods, plates, sheets 405 378 -27 -6.7 3,818 5,239 1,421 37.2 7.0
Other iron and steel products 266 240 -27 -10.0 2,516 3,137 621 24.7 21.1
Precious metals including alloys 590 642 52 8.8 3,432 5,925 2,494 72.7 58.6
Other non-ferrous metals and alloys 333 324 -9 -2.6 3,662 4,388 726 19.8 -10.2
Chemicals and plastics 2,213 2,236 23 1.0 25,308 27,525 2,217 8.8 8.8
Organic chemicals 387 369 -18 -4.6 5,146 5,006 -140 -2.7 -5.9
Plastic materials 887 903 16 1.8 9,280 10,715 1,435 15.5 10.6
Other chemicals and related products 939 964 25 2.7 10,882 11,804 922 8.5 13.9
Other industrial goods and materials 2,402 2,444 43 1.8 24,471 28,159 3,688 15.1 13.9
Crude animal products 22 16 -6 -28.2 347 265 -82 -23.6 -16.1
Wool and man-made fibres 27 27 0 -0.2 267 322 55 20.6 3.8
Crude non-metallic minerals 49 52 2 4.8 636 672 35 5.6 4.4
Textile fabricated materials 276 280 5 1.6 2,779 3,163 384 13.8 14.1
Metal fabricated basic products 897 945 48 5.3 8,856 10,474 1,618 18.3 22.9
Rubber fabricated materials 106 107 1 0.7 1,064 1,225 161 15.1 7.2
Oils, fats, animal and vegetable 102 101 -1 -1.2 1,092 1,196 105 9.6 6.6
Non-metallic minerals 368 365 -3 -0.7 3,694 4,384 690 18.7 10.0
Other fabricated materials 554 552 -2 -0.4 5,737 6,459 722 12.6 7.9
Machinery and equipment 14,412 14,392 -20 -0.1 141,102 165,460 24,358 17.3 20.9
Industrial and agricultural machinery 3,061 3,250 189 6.2 31,016 37,048 6,032 19.4 25.7
Engines, turbines and electric motors 386 487 101 26.1 4,451 5,476 1,025 23.0 49.5
Drilling mining machinery 176 183 7 4.1 1,518 2,002 483 31.8 42.8
Excavating machinery 287 297 10 3.5 2,251 3,396 1,145 50.9 29.1
Metal working machinery 221 218 -3 -1.4 1,855 2,168 313 16.9 40.1
Other industrial machinery 1,597 1,624 28 1.7 16,267 18,542 2,275 14.0 18.9
Agricultural machinery including tractors 394 441 47 11.8 4,674 5,464 790 16.9 16.3
Aircraft and other transportation equipment 1,564 1,484 -80 -5.1 16,996 17,069 73 0.4 20.4
Aircraft, engines, parts 1,055 951 -104 -9.9 11,094 10,799 -294 -2.7 16.7
Other transportation equipment and parts 509 533 24 4.6 5,902 6,269 367 6.2 27.8
Office machines and equipment 2,890 2,684 -206 -7.1 24,754 30,391 5,637 22.8 27.1
Other machinery and equipment 6,897 6,974 77 1.1 68,336 80,952 12,615 18.5 16.7
Other communication and related equipment 2,880 2,842 -38 -1.3 27,969 34,432 6,463 23.1 17.3
Other equipment and tools 4,017 4,132 115 2.9 40,367 46,519 6,152 15.2 16.3
Automotive products 6,563 6,667 104 1.6 64,665 83,758 19,093 29.5 -4.4
Passenger autos and chassis 2,095 2,081 -13 -0.6 21,831 25,528 3,697 16.9 -9.1
Trucks and other motor vehicles 1,391 1,351 -41 -2.9 13,818 19,030 5,212 37.7 -10.6
Motor vehicle parts 3,077 3,235 158 5.1 29,016 39,199 10,183 35.1 2.0
Other consumer goods 6,564 6,463 -101 -1.5 68,763 74,895 6,133 8.9 4.6
Apparel and footwear 1,460 1,520 60 4.1 14,390 15,908 1,518 10.6 23.7
Apparel and apparel accessories 1,202 1,269 68 5.6 12,015 13,233 1,218 10.1 22.6
Footwear 258 251 -7 -2.8 2,374 2,675 300 12.6 29.9
Miscellaneous consumer goods 5,104 4,943 -162 -3.2 54,373 58,987 4,614 8.5 -0.2
Television, radios, phonographs 222 200 -23 -10.2 2,183 2,658 475 21.8 -6.2
Printed matter 413 374 -38 -9.2 4,234 4,359 126 3.0 8.4
Watches, sporting goods and toys 682 699 17 2.5 7,765 8,432 666 8.6 3.9
House furnishings 946 947 0 0.0 10,220 11,302 1,082 10.6 3.2
Photographic goods 553 439 -114 -20.6 4,140 5,146 1,006 24.3 25.9
Miscellaneous end products 2,288 2,284 -4 -0.2 25,831 27,090 1,258 4.9 -7.0
Special transactions trade 483 452 -31 -6.4 5,231 5,684 453 8.7 -3.9
Unallocated balance of payments adjustments 391 428 37 9.6 5,883 5,431 -452 -7.7 -5.8