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

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Merchandise trade of Canada, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars
Table summary
This table displays merchandise imports and exports, on a balance of payments basis, by seasonal adjustment, current dollars. The row headers identify annual, quarterly, and monthly periods. The column headers provide information on exports, imports, and trade balance, in millions of dollars, and period to period change, in percent.
  Export Import Trade balance Period to period change
Export Import Balance
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars
2009 367,211 373,984 -6,773 -24.6 -15.7 -50,443
2010 403,967 413,670 -9,703 10.0 10.6 -2,930
2011 456,808 456,055 753 13.1 10.2 10,456
2012 462,528 474,544 -12,016 1.3 4.1 -12,769
2011  
First quarter 109,512 109,968 -456 3.8 3.7 123
Second quarter 109,857 112,594 -2,737 0.3 2.4 -2,281
Third quarter 115,934 114,664 1,270 5.5 1.8 4,007
Fourth quarter 121,505 118,828 2,677 4.8 3.6 1,407
2012  
First quarter 118,443 119,054 -611 -2.5 0.2 -3,287
Second quarter 115,847 119,960 -4,112 -2.2 0.8 -3,502
Third quarter 112,989 118,138 -5,149 -2.5 -1.5 -1,037
Fourth quarter 115,249 117,393 -2,144 2.0 -0.6 3,005
2013  
First quarter 118,599 119,966 -1,367 2.9 2.2 777
Second quarter 119,308 121,124 -1,816 0.6 1.0 -449
Third quarter 120,502 122,354 -1,852 1.0 1.0 -36
Fourth quarter 118,955 123,034 -4,078 -1.3 0.6 -2,227
2012  
January 39,676 39,748 -72 -5.4 0.6 -2,505
February 39,750 39,796 -46 0.2 0.1 26
March 39,016 39,510 -493 -1.8 -0.7 -448
April 38,755 39,458 -703 -0.7 -0.1 -209
May 38,307 39,967 -1,660 -1.2 1.3 -957
June 38,785 40,535 -1,750 1.2 1.4 -90
July 37,581 40,484 -2,903 -3.1 -0.1 -1,153
August 37,498 39,012 -1,514 -0.2 -3.6 1,389
September 37,910 38,643 -733 1.1 -0.9 781
October 38,429 38,632 -203 1.4 0.0 530
November 38,201 40,126 -1,925 -0.6 3.9 -1,721
December 38,619 38,635 -16 1.1 -3.7 1,908
2013  
January 38,743 39,389 -646 0.3 2.0 -630
February 39,676 40,202 -526 2.4 2.1 120
March 40,180 40,374 -194 1.3 0.4 332
April 40,119 40,901 -782 -0.2 1.3 -588
May 39,249 40,340 -1,091 -2.2 -1.4 -308
June 39,939 39,882 57 1.8 -1.1 1,148
July 39,171 40,221 -1,050 -1.9 0.8 -1,107
August 40,482 41,126 -644 3.3 2.3 406
September 40,849 41,006 -157 0.9 -0.3 487
October 39,871 40,757 -886 -2.4 -0.6 -729
November 39,362 40,896 -1,534 -1.3 0.3 -648
December 39,722 41,381 -1,658 0.9 1.2 -124
Source(s):
Statistics Canada. Table 228-0058 - Merchandise imports and exports, customs and balance of payments basis for all countries, by seasonal adjustment and principal trading areas, monthly (dollars), CANSIM (database).
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