Table 1
Merchandise trade of Canada, 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

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 525,305 547,765 -22,460 -0.7 4.5 -27,251
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 128,704 135,362 -6,657 -2.7 1.1 -5,076
Second quarter 130,207 136,114 -5,907 1.2 0.6 750
Third quarter 134,540 139,401 -4,861 3.3 2.4 1,046
Fourth quarter 131,853 136,888 -5,035 -2.0 -1.8 -174
2016  
First quarter 130,211 136,641 -6,430 -1.2 -0.2 -1,395
Second quarter 124,037 134,700 -10,663 -4.7 -1.4 -4,234
2015  
January 42,886 44,689 -1,803 -2.2 -0.3 -836
February 42,724 44,404 -1,680 -0.4 -0.6 123
March 43,094 46,268 -3,174 0.9 4.2 -1,494
April 42,784 45,168 -2,384 -0.7 -2.4 791
May 42,610 45,373 -2,762 -0.4 0.5 -379
June 44,813 45,573 -761 5.2 0.4 2,002
July 45,928 46,407 -479 2.5 1.8 282
August 44,543 46,899 -2,356 -3.0 1.1 -1,877
September 44,069 46,095 -2,026 -1.1 -1.7 330
October 43,345 45,552 -2,206 -1.6 -1.2 -180
November 43,445 45,378 -1,932 0.2 -0.4 274
December 45,062 45,959 -896 3.7 1.3 1,036
2016  
January 46,016 46,683 -667 2.1 1.6 229
February 42,881 45,484 -2,603 -6.8 -2.6 -1,936
March 41,314 44,474 -3,160 -3.7 -2.2 -557
April 41,498 45,025 -3,527 0.4 1.2 -367
May 41,152 44,656 -3,504 -0.8 -0.8 23
June 41,387 45,019 -3,632 0.6 0.8 -128
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).
Date modified: