Table 1-1
Merchandise trade of Canada, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted — Current dollars

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Table summary
This table displays the results of current dollars exports, imports, trade balance and period to period change, calculated using exports, imports, balance, millions of dollars, percent and millions of dollars units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Exports Imports Trade balance Period to period change
Exports Imports Balance
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars
2008 488,754 443,777 44,977 0.0 0.0 0
2009 369,343 374,081 -4,738 -24.4 -15.7 -49,715
2010 404,834 413,833 -8,999 9.6 10.6 -4,261
2011 458,191 455,874 2,318 13.2 10.2 11,316
2010  
First quarter 98,870 98,583 287 4.0 3.6 318
Second quarter 100,071 103,014 -2,942 1.2 4.5 -3,229
Third quarter 99,592 106,312 -6,720 -0.5 3.2 -3,778
Fourth quarter 106,301 105,924 377 6.7 -0.4 7,097
2011  
First quarter 110,901 109,704 1,198 4.3 3.6 821
Second quarter 110,447 113,791 -3,343 -0.4 3.7 -4,541
Third quarter 115,287 114,545 742 4.4 0.7 4,086
Fourth quarter 121,555 117,835 3,721 5.4 2.9 2,978
2012  
First quarter 120,283 118,377 1,906 -1.0 0.5 -1,815
Second quarter 116,680 120,551 -3,872 -3.0 1.8 -5,778
2011  
January 38,129 36,557 1,572 2.0 3.1 -323
February 35,508 35,632 -125 -6.9 -2.5 -1,697
March 37,264 37,514 -250 4.9 5.3 -125
April 36,533 37,364 -830 -2.0 -0.4 -581
May 37,290 38,325 -1,034 2.1 2.6 -204
June 36,624 38,102 -1,478 -1.8 -0.6 -444
July 37,560 37,604 -44 2.6 -1.3 1,435
August 38,075 38,544 -469 1.4 2.5 -425
September 39,652 38,397 1,255 4.1 -0.4 1,724
October 38,894 39,404 -510 -1.9 2.6 -1,765
November 40,246 39,204 1,042 3.5 -0.5 1,551
December 42,415 39,226 3,189 5.4 0.1 2,147
2012  
January 41,118 39,368 1,750 -3.1 0.4 -1,438
February 39,338 39,483 -145 -4.3 0.3 -1,895
March 39,827 39,526 301 1.2 0.1 445
April 38,935 39,509 -574 -2.2 0.0 -875
May 38,825 40,194 -1,368 -0.3 1.7 -794
June 38,919 40,849 -1,930 0.2 1.6 -562
July 37,499 40,029 -2,530 -3.6 -2.0 -600
August 37,471 38,790 -1,319 -0.1 -3.1 1,211
Note(s):
Because of rounding, monthly data may not add up to quarterly data and quarterly data may not add up to annual data.