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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
2012 461,511 474,800 -13,289 1.1 4.1 -13,857
2013 480,280 486,842 -6,562 4.1 2.5 6,727
2014 528,849 524,058 4,791 10.1 7.6 11,353
2015 524,676 547,758 -23,082 -0.8 4.5 -27,873
2013  
First quarter 118,190 119,763 -1,573 2.6 1.8 883
Second quarter 119,588 120,720 -1,132 1.2 0.8 441
Third quarter 120,996 122,865 -1,870 1.2 1.8 -738
Fourth quarter 121,507 123,494 -1,987 0.4 0.5 -117
2014  
First quarter 127,755 126,580 1,175 5.1 2.5 3,162
Second quarter 133,464 131,133 2,331 4.5 3.6 1,156
Third quarter 135,288 132,421 2,867 1.4 1.0 536
Fourth quarter 132,343 133,924 -1,582 -2.2 1.1 -4,448
2015  
First quarter 128,323 135,295 -6,972 -3.0 1.0 -5,390
Second quarter 129,732 135,870 -6,138 1.1 0.4 834
Third quarter 134,417 139,418 -5,000 3.6 2.6 1,138
Fourth quarter 132,204 137,176 -4,972 -1.6 -1.6 28
2015  
January 42,949 44,720 -1,771 -2.1 -0.2 -805
February 42,760 44,538 -1,778 -0.4 -0.4 -7
March 42,614 46,037 -3,423 -0.3 3.4 -1,645
April 42,573 45,067 -2,494 -0.1 -2.1 929
May 42,480 45,292 -2,811 -0.2 0.5 -317
June 44,679 45,511 -832 5.2 0.5 1,979
July 45,910 46,416 -506 2.8 2.0 326
August 44,514 46,897 -2,384 -3.0 1.0 -1,878
September 43,993 46,104 -2,111 -1.2 -1.7 273
October 43,334 45,622 -2,289 -1.5 -1.0 -178
November 43,588 45,483 -1,896 0.6 -0.3 393
December 45,282 46,070 -788 3.9 1.3 1,108
2016  
January 46,178 46,806 -628 2.0 1.6 159
February 43,675 45,583 -1,908 -5.4 -2.6 -1,279
Source(s):
Statistics Canada. Table 228-0069 - Merchandise imports, exports and trade balance, customs and balance of payments basis for all countries, by seasonal adjustment and principal trading partners monthly (dollars x 1,000,000), CANSIM (database).
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