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.
  January  2016 February  2016 Change February 2016 / February 2015
  millions of dollars percent
Total of all merchandise 38,396 38,436 41 0.1 -1.0
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 909 959 50 5.5 1.5
Energy products 3,340 2,635 -705 -21.1 -14.6
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 638 601 -37 -5.8 -7.4
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 2,907 2,831 -76 -2.6 -11.0
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,551 3,562 10 0.3 6.6
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 1,605 1,598 -6 -0.4 -0.3
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 2,933 3,010 77 2.6 -9.7
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 5,076 5,213 137 2.7 -8.9
Motor vehicles and parts 7,924 7,804 -120 -1.5 10.4
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 1,106 1,143 36 3.3 -12.1
Consumer goods 6,922 7,096 174 2.5 2.3
Special transactions trade 451 566 115 25.5 4.1
Other balance of payments adjustments 1,792 1,702 -90 -5.0 23.7
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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