Table 7
Imports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars

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Imports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars
Table summary
This table displays merchandise imports 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 imports 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 46,806 45,583 -1,224 -2.6 89,258 92,389 3,131 3.5 2.3
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 1,537 1,508 -29 -1.9 2,596 3,045 449 17.3 15.7
Farm and fishing products 1,226 1,202 -24 -2.0 2,054 2,429 374 18.2 18.1
Live animals 25 24 -1 -4.0 38 50 12 31.6 35.8
Wheat 3 3 0 6.7 4 6 2 55.0 77.8
Canola 9 10 2 17.2 20 19 -1 -3.6 13.3
Fruits, nuts and vegetables 825 832 7 0.9 1,395 1,658 263 18.8 21.0
Other crop products 238 217 -21 -9.0 404 455 51 12.7 6.0
Other animal products 60 49 -11 -18.3 86 110 24 27.3 12.3
Fish, shellfish and other fishery products 65 66 0 0.8 108 131 23 21.4 25.8
Food and tobacco intermediate products 311 306 -5 -1.7 542 616 74 13.7 7.2
Energy products 2,059 1,446 -612 -29.7 5,218 3,505 -1,713 -32.8 -44.2
Crude oil and crude bitumen 1,013 550 -462 -45.7 2,223 1,563 -660 -29.7 -45.4
Natural gas, natural gas liquids and related products 249 228 -21 -8.5 1,117 476 -641 -57.4 -60.9
Natural gas 146 182 36 24.3 577 328 -249 -43.2 -34.5
Natural gas liquids and related products 103 46 -57 -55.2 540 149 -392 -72.5 -84.9
Refined petroleum energy products 675 549 -126 -18.7 1,606 1,224 -382 -23.8 -35.9
Electricity 19 22 3 18.0 76 41 -35 -45.8 -55.2
Other energy products 103 97 -6 -5.7 195 200 4 2.3 -0.1
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 898 815 -83 -9.2 1,744 1,714 -30 -1.7 -11.3
Metal ores and concentrates 813 738 -75 -9.2 1,568 1,552 -16 -1.0 -10.9
Iron ores and concentrates 75 36 -39 -52.1 139 111 -28 -19.9 -43.7
Copper ores and concentrates 29 40 11 37.4 38 70 32 82.7 71.9
Nickel ores and concentrates 79 54 -24 -31.1 157 133 -24 -15.2 -33.1
Radioactive ores and concentrates 37 72 35 94.6 65 109 44 68.0 378.7
Other metal ores and concentrates 593 536 -57 -9.7 1,169 1,129 -40 -3.4 -17.0
Non-metallic minerals 85 77 -8 -9.5 176 162 -14 -7.8 -14.7
Potash 0 1 0 40.0 1 1 0 -14.3 0.0
Stone, sand, gravel, clay, and refractory minerals 53 51 -2 -4.2 115 104 -11 -9.6 -8.0
Diamonds and other non-metallic minerals 32 26 -6 -19.2 60 57 -3 -4.5 -25.8
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 3,934 3,744 -190 -4.8 8,413 7,679 -734 -8.7 -10.8
Intermediate metal products 2,214 2,093 -121 -5.5 5,350 4,306 -1,043 -19.5 -21.1
Unwrought iron, steel and ferro-alloys, and basic and semi-finished ferrous metal products 946 856 -91 -9.6 2,237 1,802 -436 -19.5 -24.5
Unwrought, basic and semi-finished aluminum and aluminum-alloy products 260 248 -12 -4.7 498 508 10 1.9 -1.7
Unwrought copper and copper alloys 41 44 3 8.4 146 85 -61 -42.1 -20.4
Unwrought nickel and nickel alloys 3 5 2 70.0 15 8 -7 -45.6 -47.4
Unwrought precious metals and precious metal alloys 773 762 -12 -1.5 2,146 1,535 -611 -28.5 -27.9
Other unwrought non-ferrous metals 26 24 -2 -6.5 51 51 0 0.0 2.1
Basic and semi-finished non-ferrous metal products (except aluminum) 164 154 -10 -6.3 257 318 62 23.9 26.0
Imports 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
Fabricated metal products 843 828 -16 -1.8 1,494 1,671 177 11.9 8.9
Non-metallic mineral products 601 593 -8 -1.4 1,073 1,194 121 11.3 11.3
Recyclable waste and scrap 276 231 -45 -16.4 496 506 10 2.1 -9.0
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,842 3,713 -129 -3.4 7,252 7,555 304 4.2 4.4
Basic chemicals and industrial chemical products 2,126 2,044 -82 -3.9 4,157 4,170 13 0.3 1.2
Basic chemicals 800 771 -29 -3.6 1,625 1,572 -53 -3.3 -4.3
Dyes and pigments, petrochemicals 109 102 -7 -6.3 240 212 -28 -11.8 -9.3
Lubricants and other petroleum refinery products 559 538 -22 -3.9 1,013 1,097 84 8.3 16.4
Fertilizer, pesticide and other chemical products 657 633 -24 -3.7 1,280 1,290 10 0.8 -1.0
Plastic and rubber products 1,716 1,669 -47 -2.7 3,094 3,385 290 9.4 8.7
Plastic resins 676 642 -34 -5.0 1,250 1,318 68 5.4 5.0
Plastic and rubber basic products (except plastic resins) 433 430 -4 -0.8 782 863 81 10.3 8.8
Plastic and rubber finished products 607 597 -10 -1.6 1,062 1,204 142 13.4 12.8
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 2,156 2,092 -64 -2.9 4,051 4,249 197 4.9 3.2
Logs, pulpwood, and other forestry products 40 32 -8 -18.8 74 72 -2 -2.3 -21.5
Pulp and paper stock 271 268 -3 -1.1 513 539 27 5.2 3.8
Building and packaging materials 1,845 1,792 -53 -2.9 3,464 3,637 172 5.0 3.7
Lumber and other sawmill and millwork products 273 281 8 2.7 525 554 29 5.5 8.7
Asphalt and asphalt products 60 58 -1 -2.2 105 118 13 12.7 -0.5
Other building materials and supplies 1,094 1,047 -46 -4.2 2,088 2,141 53 2.6 0.3
Prefabricated buildings and components 33 32 0 -1.2 78 65 -13 -16.8 -6.9
Packaging materials and containers 386 373 -12 -3.2 668 758 90 13.5 12.4
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 4,512 4,483 -29 -0.6 9,193 8,995 -198 -2.2 -0.6
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 4,512 4,483 -29 -0.6 9,193 8,995 -198 -2.2 -0.6
Agricultural, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 314 288 -26 -8.3 624 603 -21 -3.4 -9.7
Logging, mining and construction machinery and equipment 385 387 2 0.4 1,143 772 -371 -32.5 -34.3
Metalworking machinery 76 91 15 19.5 204 168 -37 -18.0 -7.7
Commercial and service industry machinery 296 251 -45 -15.1 482 547 65 13.4 9.4
Other industry-specific machinery, not elsewhere classified 508 496 -12 -2.4 1,076 1,003 -73 -6.8 1.2
Heating, cooling and air purification equipment 368 326 -42 -11.4 576 695 119 20.6 12.4
Other general-purpose machinery and equipment, not elsewhere classified 1,561 1,633 72 4.6 3,204 3,194 -10 -0.3 4.3
Miscellaneous parts of machinery and equipment 1,003 1,010 7 0.7 1,883 2,014 131 6.9 8.9
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 5,359 5,334 -25 -0.5 10,556 10,694 138 1.3 1.2
Computers and computer peripheral equipment 990 1,012 22 2.2 1,784 2,002 219 12.3 11.3
Imports 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
Communications and audio and video equipment 1,651 1,679 29 1.7 3,711 3,330 -381 -10.3 -6.1
Other electronic and electrical machinery, equipment and parts 2,718 2,643 -75 -2.8 5,061 5,361 300 5.9 2.7
Other electronic and electrical machinery and equipment 994 973 -20 -2.1 1,897 1,967 70 3.7 2.4
Electrical components 958 912 -46 -4.8 1,726 1,871 144 8.4 2.5
Electronic and electrical parts 766 758 -8 -1.1 1,438 1,523 86 6.0 3.1
Motor vehicles and parts 9,015 8,770 -245 -2.7 15,515 17,786 2,271 14.6 15.3
Passenger cars and light trucks 3,667 3,628 -39 -1.1 6,763 7,294 532 7.9 11.3
Medium and heavy trucks, buses and other motor vehicles 813 786 -27 -3.3 1,806 1,599 -207 -11.5 -12.9
Tires, motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 4,536 4,356 -179 -4.0 6,946 8,892 1,946 28.0 26.3
Tires 359 346 -13 -3.7 659 705 46 6.9 4.9
Motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 4,177 4,011 -166 -4.0 6,287 8,187 1,901 30.2 28.6
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 1,704 1,708 4 0.2 3,420 3,412 -8 -0.2 -4.3
Aircraft, aircraft engines and aircraft parts 1,208 1,353 145 12.0 2,697 2,561 -136 -5.0 -4.0
Aircraft 278 526 247 88.9 1,061 804 -257 -24.3 -12.6
Aircraft engines and aircraft parts 930 828 -102 -11.0 1,636 1,757 122 7.4 2.3
Other transportation equipment and parts 496 354 -142 -28.6 723 851 128 17.7 -5.3
Ships, locomotives, railway rolling stock, and rapid transit equipment 202 79 -122 -60.7 119 281 162 135.9 10.9
Boats and other personal transportation equipment 193 177 -16 -8.2 381 370 -10 -2.7 -6.8
Parts of railway rolling stock and of other transportation equipment 102 98 -4 -3.7 223 200 -24 -10.6 -13.1
Consumer goods 10,351 10,408 57 0.6 18,366 20,760 2,394 13.0 12.4
Food, beverage and tobacco products 2,625 2,626 1 0.0 4,685 5,251 567 12.1 11.4
Meat products 398 377 -20 -5.2 724 775 52 7.1 7.0
Prepared and packaged seafood products 211 227 16 7.8 437 438 1 0.3 10.3
Dairy products 103 114 11 10.6 180 216 36 19.7 25.3
Bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, and other beverages, ice 80 88 8 10.4 168 168 1 0.5 5.2
Fresh, frozen and canned fruit and vegetable juices, frozen fruit 112 108 -4 -3.8 196 219 24 12.2 5.4
Coffee and tea 108 108 0 -0.1 192 216 23 12.1 10.5
Other food products 1,043 1,039 -4 -0.4 1,827 2,082 255 13.9 11.6
Alcoholic beverages 361 370 9 2.4 663 731 68 10.3 8.5
Tobacco products 104 105 1 1.0 120 209 89 74.3 67.6
Animal feed 106 91 -15 -14.2 178 197 18 10.4 0.2
Imports 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
Clothing, footwear and textile products 2,052 2,074 22 1.1 3,445 4,125 681 19.8 20.2
Clothing, footwear and accessories 1,559 1,570 11 0.7 2,591 3,128 537 20.7 21.2
Fabric, fibre and yarn, leather and dressed furs 213 212 -2 -0.7 353 425 72 20.5 20.2
Carpets, textile furnishings and other textile products 280 292 12 4.4 500 572 72 14.3 15.4
Paper and published products 803 771 -32 -4.0 1,469 1,575 106 7.2 5.1
Converted paper and paper products 447 428 -19 -4.2 801 876 75 9.4 6.6
Published products and recorded and unrecorded media 356 343 -13 -3.7 668 699 31 4.6 3.3
Pharmaceutical and medicinal products 1,393 1,357 -36 -2.6 2,548 2,750 202 7.9 2.1
Furniture and fixtures 648 716 68 10.5 1,141 1,363 222 19.4 24.6
Cleaning products, appliances, and miscellaneous goods and supplies 2,830 2,865 35 1.2 5,079 5,695 616 12.1 12.9
Appliances 361 376 14 4.0 675 737 62 9.1 13.5
Cleaning products and toiletries 551 556 4 0.8 935 1,107 171 18.3 16.9
Miscellaneous goods and supplies 1,918 1,934 16 0.8 3,468 3,852 384 11.1 11.7
Special transactions trade 548 673 125 22.8 1,180 1,221 41 3.4 7.7
Other balance of payments adjustments 889 886 -3 -0.3 1,755 1,776 20 1.2 1.0
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).
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