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.
  September  2015 October  2015 Change October 2015 / October 2014
  millions of dollars percent
Total of all merchandise 38,531 38,489 -42 -0.1 -2.6
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 908 920 12 1.4 -6.4
Energy products 2,820 2,832 12 0.4 11.0
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 646 649 3 0.5 2.9
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 2,727 2,841 114 4.2 -14.6
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,477 3,468 -8 -0.2 4.5
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 1,568 1,577 9 0.5 -3.6
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 3,098 3,038 -60 -1.9 -15.0
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 5,500 5,362 -138 -2.5 -8.0
Motor vehicles and parts 7,568 7,689 121 1.6 4.1
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 1,232 1,221 -12 -0.9 -12.3
Consumer goods 7,160 6,942 -219 -3.1 -5.1
Special transactions trade 558 741 183 32.9 33.5
Other balance of payments adjustments 1,630 1,568 -62 -3.8 39.3
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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