Table 4
Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars

Warning View the most recent version.

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please "contact us" to request a format other than those available.

Symbols  Next table  Previous table

Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars
Table summary
This table displays merchandise exports by commodity groupings, on a balance of payments basis, by seasonal adjustment, current dollars. The row headers identify commodity groupings. The column headers provide information on exports by month, year to date, and change, in millions of dollars, and also change, in percent.
  January  2016 February  2016 Change Year to date February 2016 / February 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Total of all merchandise 46,178 43,675 -2,503 -5.4 85,709 89,853 4,144 4.8 2.1
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 2,709 2,775 66 2.4 5,343 5,483 140 2.6 0.9
Farm and fishing products 2,207 2,170 -37 -1.7 4,356 4,376 20 0.5 -4.5
Live animals 188 186 -1 -0.6 412 374 -38 -9.3 -19.2
Wheat 527 575 48 9.0 1,447 1,102 -345 -23.8 -26.8
Canola 438 450 12 2.7 640 888 248 38.8 40.3
Fruits, nuts and vegetables 257 241 -16 -6.3 350 498 148 42.3 36.8
Other crop products 523 468 -54 -10.4 1,006 991 -14 -1.4 -1.7
Other animal products 80 67 -13 -16.1 191 146 -45 -23.6 -47.9
Fish, shellfish and other fishery products 194 182 -12 -6.2 309 376 66 21.5 17.9
Food and tobacco intermediate products 502 605 103 20.5 987 1,107 120 12.2 26.4
Energy products 5,705 4,884 -822 -14.4 15,288 10,589 -4,699 -30.7 -36.6
Crude oil and crude bitumen 3,777 3,187 -590 -15.6 9,466 6,964 -2,502 -26.4 -28.9
Natural gas, natural gas liquids and related products 791 756 -35 -4.5 2,465 1,547 -918 -37.2 -43.9
Natural gas 693 665 -28 -4.0 2,214 1,358 -857 -38.7 -46.1
Natural gas liquids and related products 98 91 -7 -7.4 251 190 -61 -24.4 -19.5
Refined petroleum energy products 667 566 -101 -15.1 2,191 1,234 -957 -43.7 -55.2
Electricity 248 204 -44 -17.7 577 453 -124 -21.5 -40.6
Other energy products 221 170 -51 -23.1 589 391 -198 -33.5 -36.0
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 1,532 1,546 14 0.9 3,151 3,078 -72 -2.3 1.4
Metal ores and concentrates 773 793 20 2.5 1,420 1,566 146 10.3 20.3
Iron ores and concentrates 288 309 21 7.2 592 597 6 1.0 -5.4
Copper ores and concentrates 356 360 4 1.1 566 716 150 26.6 94.8
Nickel ores and concentrates 10 14 4 25.9 35 24 -11 -30.7 -60.2
Radioactive ores and concentrates 57 70 13 22.6 70 127 58 82.9 525.9
Other metal ores and concentrates 61 40 -22 -35.1 158 101 -57 -36.0 -60.7
Non-metallic minerals 759 753 -6 -0.8 1,731 1,512 -219 -12.6 -13.0
Potash 456 441 -16 -3.4 1,142 897 -245 -21.5 -23.7
Stone, sand, gravel, clay, and refractory minerals 35 32 -4 -9.9 64 67 4 5.7 1.9
Diamonds and other non-metallic minerals 267 280 13 4.9 525 548 23 4.3 9.1
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 4,705 4,847 142 3.0 9,998 9,551 -447 -4.5 -1.0
Intermediate metal products 3,685 3,819 134 3.7 8,014 7,504 -510 -6.4 -1.6
Unwrought iron, steel and ferro-alloys, and basic and semi-finished ferrous metal products 731 630 -100 -13.7 1,520 1,361 -159 -10.4 -18.6
Unwrought, basic and semi-finished aluminum and aluminum-alloy products 742 624 -118 -15.9 1,382 1,365 -17 -1.2 -10.2
Unwrought copper and copper alloys 148 127 -20 -13.8 241 275 34 14.1 40.4
Unwrought nickel and nickel alloys 273 321 48 17.7 897 594 -303 -33.8 -20.7
Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars (continued)
  January  2016 February  2016 Change Year to date February 2016 / February 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Unwrought precious metals and precious metal alloys 1,423 1,783 360 25.3 3,206 3,206 0 0.0 15.7
Other unwrought non-ferrous metals 192 185 -7 -3.8 431 376 -54 -12.6 -13.2
Basic and semi-finished non-ferrous metal products (except aluminum) 177 149 -28 -15.8 337 326 -11 -3.4 -7.9
Fabricated metal products 421 415 -6 -1.5 743 836 93 12.5 10.3
Non-metallic mineral products 207 205 -2 -1.0 358 413 54 15.1 11.9
Recyclable waste and scrap 391 407 16 4.1 883 799 -84 -9.6 -10.3
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,078 2,870 -208 -6.8 5,848 5,948 101 1.7 -1.3
Basic chemicals and industrial chemical products 1,678 1,537 -141 -8.4 3,219 3,215 -4 -0.1 -2.8
Basic chemicals 659 648 -11 -1.6 1,265 1,307 42 3.3 0.6
Dyes and pigments, petrochemicals 222 234 11 5.0 526 456 -70 -13.3 0.4
Lubricants and other petroleum refinery products 411 306 -104 -25.4 714 717 3 0.4 -10.1
Fertilizer, pesticide and other chemical products 386 349 -37 -9.7 714 735 22 3.0 -4.0
Plastic and rubber products 1,400 1,333 -67 -4.8 2,629 2,733 104 4.0 0.6
Plastic resins 703 672 -30 -4.3 1,403 1,375 -28 -2.0 -5.4
Plastic and rubber basic products (except plastic resins) 355 351 -4 -1.1 645 705 61 9.4 9.4
Plastic and rubber finished products 342 310 -32 -9.3 581 653 72 12.4 5.5
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 3,693 3,458 -235 -6.4 6,512 7,151 639 9.8 6.1
Logs, pulpwood, and other forestry products 49 70 21 43.5 130 119 -10 -7.9 6.2
Pulp and paper stock 1,188 1,063 -125 -10.5 2,248 2,250 2 0.1 -5.0
Building and packaging materials 2,456 2,325 -131 -5.3 4,135 4,781 647 15.6 12.1
Lumber and other sawmill and millwork products 1,380 1,317 -63 -4.6 2,273 2,698 424 18.7 16.7
Asphalt and asphalt products 92 89 -4 -3.8 222 181 -41 -18.3 -20.1
Other building materials and supplies 648 610 -39 -6.0 1,081 1,258 177 16.3 10.9
Prefabricated buildings and components 24 24 -1 -2.9 41 48 7 16.5 21.6
Packaging materials and containers 311 286 -25 -8.1 518 597 79 15.3 8.3
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 2,984 2,742 -242 -8.1 5,359 5,726 366 6.8 1.2
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 2,984 2,742 -242 -8.1 5,359 5,726 366 6.8 1.2
Agricultural, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 105 108 3 2.9 201 213 12 6.1 9.5
Logging, mining and construction machinery and equipment 182 150 -32 -17.8 280 332 52 18.6 11.9
Metalworking machinery 23 21 -2 -9.2 47 44 -3 -7.2 -23.0
Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars (continued)
  January  2016 February  2016 Change Year to date February 2016 / February 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Commercial and service industry machinery 295 279 -16 -5.4 490 574 83 16.9 12.0
Other industry-specific machinery, not elsewhere classified 447 373 -74 -16.5 682 821 138 20.3 8.0
Heating, cooling and air purification equipment 171 148 -23 -13.6 337 318 -18 -5.4 -11.5
Other general-purpose machinery and equipment, not elsewhere classified 850 829 -21 -2.5 1,728 1,679 -49 -2.9 -5.8
Miscellaneous parts of machinery and equipment 911 834 -76 -8.4 1,594 1,745 151 9.5 3.1
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 2,535 2,452 -82 -3.3 4,583 4,987 404 8.8 3.7
Computers and computer peripheral equipment 231 201 -30 -12.9 393 432 39 9.9 0.0
Communications and audio and video equipment 599 613 14 2.4 1,227 1,212 -15 -1.2 -7.1
Other electronic and electrical machinery, equipment and parts 1,705 1,638 -67 -3.9 2,963 3,344 380 12.8 8.9
Other electronic and electrical machinery and equipment 568 554 -14 -2.5 989 1,122 132 13.4 10.7
Electrical components 513 475 -37 -7.3 839 988 150 17.8 11.3
Electronic and electrical parts 625 609 -16 -2.5 1,136 1,234 98 8.7 5.6
Motor vehicles and parts 9,137 8,732 -405 -4.4 12,594 17,869 5,276 41.9 45.7
Passenger cars and light trucks 6,345 6,091 -254 -4.0 8,223 12,436 4,213 51.2 62.6
Medium and heavy trucks, buses and other motor vehicles 353 371 18 5.1 622 723 101 16.2 19.8
Tires, motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 2,439 2,270 -169 -6.9 3,748 4,710 961 25.6 17.3
Tires 202 203 1 0.4 374 405 31 8.2 11.7
Motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 2,237 2,067 -170 -7.6 3,374 4,304 931 27.6 17.9
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 1,525 1,909 384 25.2 4,226 3,434 -792 -18.8 -12.2
Aircraft, aircraft engines and aircraft parts 1,295 1,687 392 30.3 3,790 2,982 -808 -21.3 -13.4
Aircraft 280 683 402 143.6 2,117 963 -1,154 -54.5 -38.2
Aircraft engines and aircraft parts 1,015 1,005 -10 -1.0 1,673 2,020 346 20.7 19.0
Other transportation equipment and parts 230 221 -9 -3.7 436 451 15 3.5 -1.9
Ships, locomotives, railway rolling stock, and rapid transit equipment 38 47 10 25.8 150 85 -66 -43.6 -38.3
Boats and other personal transportation equipment 167 151 -16 -9.6 247 319 72 29.1 15.7
Parts of railway rolling stock and of other transportation equipment 25 23 -2 -9.2 39 48 9 23.3 24.0
Consumer goods 7,283 6,244 -1,039 -14.3 10,550 13,528 2,977 28.2 16.4
Food, beverage and tobacco products 2,726 2,563 -162 -6.0 4,606 5,289 683 14.8 8.8
Meat products 620 616 -4 -0.7 1,159 1,236 77 6.6 6.2
Prepared and packaged seafood products 407 384 -23 -5.6 702 791 88 12.6 8.9
Dairy products 20 21 1 2.9 37 41 4 11.9 11.7
Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars (continued)
  January  2016 February  2016 Change Year to date February 2016 / February 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, and other beverages, ice 15 14 -1 -6.6 22 29 7 32.7 13.7
Fresh, frozen and canned fruit and vegetable juices, frozen fruit 37 40 3 7.3 72 77 5 6.5 14.3
Coffee and tea 68 62 -5 -8.0 94 130 36 37.9 27.1
Other food products 1,364 1,222 -142 -10.4 2,153 2,586 433 20.1 8.5
Alcoholic beverages 89 99 10 11.6 181 188 7 4.1 9.1
Tobacco products 12 12 0 0.0 22 24 3 11.9 5.2
Animal feed 93 93 0 0.0 162 185 23 14.3 17.2
Clothing, footwear and textile products 469 450 -19 -4.1 842 919 76 9.1 6.2
Clothing, footwear and accessories 249 232 -17 -6.8 463 482 19 4.1 1.0
Fabric, fibre and yarn, leather and dressed furs 126 126 0 -0.1 222 252 30 13.4 10.1
Carpets, textile furnishings and other textile products 94 92 -2 -2.2 158 185 28 17.4 15.5
Paper and published products 513 470 -44 -8.5 814 983 169 20.7 15.3
Converted paper and paper products 391 362 -29 -7.4 636 754 118 18.5 13.6
Published products and recorded and unrecorded media 122 107 -15 -12.0 178 229 51 28.5 21.4
Pharmaceutical and medicinal products 1,406 1,163 -244 -17.3 1,509 2,569 1,060 70.2 55.8
Furniture and fixtures 598 526 -73 -12.2 930 1,124 194 20.8 10.7
Cleaning products, appliances, and miscellaneous goods and supplies 1,571 1,073 -498 -31.7 1,849 2,644 795 43.0 12.5
Appliances 42 26 -16 -37.1 58 69 11 18.7 -4.7
Cleaning products and toiletries 287 271 -16 -5.5 472 558 87 18.4 10.2
Miscellaneous goods and supplies 1,242 775 -466 -37.6 1,320 2,017 698 52.9 14.0
Special transactions trade 344 349 6 1.6 567 693 126 22.2 24.2
Other balance of payments adjustments 948 867 -82 -8.6 1,688 1,815 127 7.5 3.1
Source(s):
Statistics Canada. Table 228-0059 - Merchandise imports and exports, customs and balance of payments basis for all countries, by seasonal adjustment and North American Product Classification System (NAPCS), monthly (dollars), CANSIM (database).
Date modified: