Table 8
Imports by commodity section, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Constant dollars, 2007

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Imports by commodity section, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Constant dollars, 2007
Table summary
This table displays merchandise imports by commodity section, on a balance of payments basis, by seasonal adjustment, constant dollars. The row headers identify commodity sections. The column headers provide information on imports by month, and change, in millions of dollars, and also change, in percent.
  November  2013 December  2013 Change December 2013 / December 2012
  millions of dollars percent
Total of all merchandise 37,914 38,076 162 0.4 3.7
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 906 899 -7 -0.8 -3.5
Energy products 2,541 3,033 493 19.4 0.1
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 744 877 134 18.0 41.6
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 2,875 2,880 5 0.2 -1.8
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,015 3,254 239 7.9 19.8
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 1,581 1,541 -40 -2.5 -2.1
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 3,437 3,315 -122 -3.6 3.4
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 5,748 5,482 -265 -4.6 2.1
Motor vehicles and parts 7,199 7,005 -193 -2.7 5.9
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 1,288 1,154 -134 -10.4 -0.1
Consumer goods 7,000 6,944 -56 -0.8 1.1
Special transactions trade 552 508 -44 -8.0 26.8
Other balance of payments adjustments 1,209 1,206 -3 -0.2 -15.8
Source(s):
Statistics Canada. Table 228-0061 - Merchandise imports and exports, balance of payments-based, seasonally adjusted, Fisher formula, by North American Product Classification System (NAPCS), monthly (chained (2007) dollars), CANSIM (database).
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