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

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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.
  September  2016 October  2016 Change Year to date October 2016 / October 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Total of all merchandise 43,354 43,576 222 0.5 436,633 428,219 -8,414 -1.9 1.3
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 2,582 2,542 -40 -1.5 26,700 26,295 -405 -1.5 -1.6
Farm and fishing products 1,973 1,965 -8 -0.4 21,584 20,698 -886 -4.1 -4.6
Live animals 181 157 -24 -13.1 2,099 1,833 -266 -12.7 -1.8
Wheat 426 523 97 22.7 6,387 4,955 -1,432 -22.4 -15.4
Canola 384 328 -55 -14.4 4,119 4,527 408 9.9 -8.3
Fruits, nuts and vegetables 222 233 11 5.0 1,991 2,283 292 14.7 5.7
Other crop products 528 453 -75 -14.2 4,562 4,632 70 1.5 -4.4
Other animal products 43 61 18 42.1 791 596 -195 -24.7 -8.4
Fish, shellfish and other fishery products 190 209 20 10.3 1,636 1,872 237 14.5 28.7
Food and tobacco intermediate products 609 577 -31 -5.2 5,116 5,597 481 9.4 10.2
Energy products 6,185 6,527 342 5.5 71,983 55,402 -16,581 -23.0 2.2
Crude oil and crude bitumen 4,116 4,343 227 5.5 47,962 37,256 -10,705 -22.3 4.1
Natural gas, natural gas liquids and related products 994 980 -14 -1.4 10,034 8,016 -2,018 -20.1 7.9
Natural gas 880 851 -29 -3.3 8,772 6,948 -1,824 -20.8 6.5
Natural gas liquids and related products 114 129 15 12.9 1,261 1,068 -193 -15.3 18.4
Refined petroleum energy products 562 541 -21 -3.7 8,996 5,506 -3,490 -38.8 -35.4
Electricity 239 250 12 4.9 2,650 2,292 -359 -13.5 -6.6
Other energy products 273 412 138 50.7 2,341 2,331 -10 -0.4 101.7
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 1,264 1,299 35 2.8 15,727 13,248 -2,479 -15.8 -10.2
Metal ores and concentrates 647 726 79 12.2 7,315 7,310 -5 -0.1 11.9
Iron ores and concentrates 243 266 23 9.4 2,857 2,951 94 3.3 -8.4
Copper ores and concentrates 230 278 48 20.7 3,042 2,924 -117 -3.9 19.4
Nickel ores and concentrates 20 16 -5 -29.3 169 92 -77 -45.7 -1.3
Radioactive ores and concentrates 101 105 4 3.5 546 826 280 51.3 41.9
Other metal ores and concentrates 52 62 10 18.7 701 516 -185 -26.3 72.1
Non-metallic minerals 617 573 -44 -7.1 8,412 5,938 -2,474 -29.4 -28.2
Potash 398 313 -86 -21.5 5,400 3,582 -1,818 -33.7 -42.2
Stone, sand, gravel, clay, and refractory minerals 28 30 2 6.7 327 309 -18 -5.5 -9.0
Diamonds and other non-metallic minerals 190 230 40 21.0 2,685 2,047 -638 -23.7 3.0
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 4,845 4,787 -58 -1.2 48,316 47,113 -1,202 -2.5 5.2
Intermediate metal products 3,811 3,705 -106 -2.8 38,214 36,878 -1,336 -3.5 4.4
Unwrought iron, steel and ferro-alloys, and basic and semi-finished ferrous metal products 618 657 38 6.2 7,038 6,253 -786 -11.2 0.6
Unwrought, basic and semi-finished aluminum and aluminum-alloy products 712 693 -19 -2.6 6,668 6,705 37 0.6 4.5
Unwrought copper and copper alloys 120 150 30 25.5 1,550 1,274 -276 -17.8 26.3
Unwrought nickel and nickel alloys 271 325 54 20.1 3,923 2,975 -948 -24.2 -16.9
Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars (continued)
  September  2016 October  2016 Change Year to date October 2016 / October 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Unwrought precious metals and precious metal alloys 1,704 1,498 -206 -12.1 15,298 16,084 787 5.1 9.6
Other unwrought non-ferrous metals 240 234 -6 -2.3 2,082 2,089 7 0.4 14.0
Basic and semi-finished non-ferrous metal products (except aluminum) 146 147 1 0.5 1,656 1,498 -158 -9.5 -1.6
Fabricated metal products 418 420 2 0.6 4,063 4,072 9 0.2 1.3
Non-metallic mineral products 192 196 3 1.6 1,835 1,966 130 7.1 5.3
Recyclable waste and scrap 423 465 42 10.0 4,203 4,197 -6 -0.1 16.2
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 2,780 2,759 -20 -0.7 29,546 28,090 -1,457 -4.9 -0.1
Basic chemicals and industrial chemical products 1,472 1,462 -10 -0.7 16,444 15,066 -1,378 -8.4 1.3
Basic chemicals 579 563 -16 -2.8 6,478 5,887 -591 -9.1 -7.8
Dyes and pigments, petrochemicals 202 202 0 -0.1 2,402 2,028 -375 -15.6 -4.4
Lubricants and other petroleum refinery products 359 311 -48 -13.4 3,937 3,551 -386 -9.8 13.5
Fertilizer, pesticide and other chemical products 332 386 55 16.5 3,627 3,600 -27 -0.7 11.0
Plastic and rubber products 1,308 1,297 -10 -0.8 13,102 13,024 -78 -0.6 -1.6
Plastic resins 667 642 -25 -3.8 6,797 6,543 -254 -3.7 -5.7
Plastic and rubber basic products (except plastic resins) 334 339 6 1.6 3,349 3,391 42 1.2 -0.4
Plastic and rubber finished products 307 316 9 3.0 2,956 3,090 133 4.5 6.2
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 3,424 3,438 14 0.4 32,740 34,193 1,453 4.4 6.5
Logs, pulpwood, and other forestry products 77 68 -9 -12.2 593 663 70 11.8 40.0
Pulp and paper stock 1,061 1,053 -8 -0.7 11,630 10,832 -798 -6.9 -3.4
Building and packaging materials 2,286 2,317 31 1.4 20,518 22,698 2,180 10.6 11.0
Lumber and other sawmill and millwork products 1,337 1,346 9 0.7 10,951 12,871 1,920 17.5 23.6
Asphalt and asphalt products 84 74 -10 -12.1 1,019 910 -110 -10.8 -22.0
Other building materials and supplies 556 573 17 3.1 5,656 5,844 188 3.3 -4.1
Prefabricated buildings and components 27 33 5 19.3 198 242 44 22.5 33.5
Packaging materials and containers 281 291 10 3.7 2,694 2,832 138 5.1 3.4
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 2,791 2,763 -28 -1.0 27,196 27,381 185 0.7 -1.0
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 2,791 2,763 -28 -1.0 27,196 27,381 185 0.7 -1.0
Agricultural, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 100 101 1 0.8 1,060 1,048 -12 -1.1 -5.5
Logging, mining and construction machinery and equipment 160 158 -3 -1.8 1,527 1,506 -20 -1.3 -0.4
Metalworking machinery 31 31 1 2.3 265 281 15 5.8 31.5
Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars (continued)
  September  2016 October  2016 Change Year to date October 2016 / October 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Commercial and service industry machinery 321 298 -23 -7.1 2,654 2,941 286 10.8 17.6
Other industry-specific machinery, not elsewhere classified 391 339 -52 -13.2 3,536 3,701 165 4.7 -9.7
Heating, cooling and air purification equipment 160 164 4 2.7 1,557 1,573 16 1.0 7.3
Other general-purpose machinery and equipment, not elsewhere classified 811 841 30 3.7 8,485 8,133 -352 -4.1 -0.6
Miscellaneous parts of machinery and equipment 818 831 13 1.6 8,112 8,198 85 1.1 -4.8
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 2,352 2,320 -32 -1.3 23,035 23,424 389 1.7 -0.7
Computers and computer peripheral equipment 200 195 -5 -2.6 1,990 1,975 -15 -0.8 -3.5
Communications and audio and video equipment 596 564 -33 -5.5 5,836 5,835 -1 0.0 -0.7
Other electronic and electrical machinery, equipment and parts 1,555 1,562 6 0.4 15,209 15,614 405 2.7 -0.4
Other electronic and electrical machinery and equipment 568 581 12 2.2 5,252 5,485 233 4.4 4.9
Electrical components 452 452 -1 -0.2 4,374 4,588 214 4.9 -1.2
Electronic and electrical parts 534 529 -5 -1.0 5,583 5,542 -41 -0.7 -4.8
Motor vehicles and parts 7,792 8,042 250 3.2 70,971 80,620 9,649 13.6 6.7
Passenger cars and light trucks 5,291 5,512 220 4.2 46,517 55,514 8,997 19.3 9.1
Medium and heavy trucks, buses and other motor vehicles 343 327 -16 -4.7 3,366 3,454 88 2.6 7.6
Tires, motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 2,158 2,204 46 2.1 21,088 21,653 565 2.7 1.2
Tires 191 195 4 2.1 1,943 1,983 40 2.1 5.2
Motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 1,967 2,009 42 2.1 19,145 19,670 525 2.7 0.9
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 1,964 1,875 -89 -4.5 20,825 19,110 -1,715 -8.2 -4.2
Aircraft, aircraft engines and aircraft parts 1,708 1,438 -270 -15.8 18,322 16,633 -1,690 -9.2 -15.6
Aircraft 682 475 -208 -30.4 9,373 6,965 -2,408 -25.7 -36.6
Aircraft engines and aircraft parts 1,026 964 -62 -6.0 8,949 9,668 719 8.0 0.8
Other transportation equipment and parts 256 437 181 70.7 2,503 2,478 -25 -1.0 72.1
Ships, locomotives, railway rolling stock, and rapid transit equipment 58 71 13 22.2 949 670 -279 -29.4 -28.3
Boats and other personal transportation equipment 180 349 170 94.4 1,340 1,610 271 20.2 170.6
Parts of railway rolling stock and of other transportation equipment 18 16 -2 -8.9 214 197 -17 -8.1 -35.8
Consumer goods 6,206 6,007 -199 -3.2 57,663 61,547 3,884 6.7 -2.8
Food, beverage and tobacco products 2,664 2,744 80 3.0 24,405 25,706 1,301 5.3 1.9
Meat products 635 653 18 2.8 5,783 6,096 312 5.4 6.7
Prepared and packaged seafood products 359 371 13 3.5 3,408 3,772 364 10.7 9.4
Dairy products 25 26 1 5.2 199 206 7 3.4 3.6
Exports by commodity groupings, balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted - Current dollars (continued)
  September  2016 October  2016 Change Year to date October 2016 / October 2015
2015 2016 Change
  millions of dollars percent millions of dollars percent
Bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, and other beverages, ice 20 23 3 13.4 130 178 48 37.3 69.6
Fresh, frozen and canned fruit and vegetable juices, frozen fruit 38 39 1 2.1 425 406 -19 -4.4 -3.9
Coffee and tea 57 67 10 18.0 563 655 92 16.4 0.4
Other food products 1,337 1,377 39 2.9 11,972 12,452 480 4.0 -1.1
Alcoholic beverages 94 89 -4 -4.8 918 889 -29 -3.2 1.9
Tobacco products 12 12 0 0.0 115 122 7 5.8 5.5
Animal feed 87 86 0 -0.6 892 931 39 4.3 -16.6
Clothing, footwear and textile products 430 424 -6 -1.5 4,395 4,311 -84 -1.9 -4.0
Clothing, footwear and accessories 217 213 -4 -1.8 2,397 2,232 -166 -6.9 -12.6
Fabric, fibre and yarn, leather and dressed furs 121 120 -1 -0.5 1,182 1,192 10 0.8 5.5
Carpets, textile furnishings and other textile products 92 90 -2 -1.8 816 888 71 8.7 8.2
Paper and published products 425 422 -2 -0.6 4,269 4,406 137 3.2 -5.2
Converted paper and paper products 335 336 1 0.4 3,341 3,436 95 2.9 -5.6
Published products and recorded and unrecorded media 90 86 -4 -4.4 928 970 42 4.5 -3.5
Pharmaceutical and medicinal products 1,064 760 -303 -28.5 8,977 10,560 1,583 17.6 -24.9
Furniture and fixtures 546 554 8 1.5 4,925 5,493 568 11.5 4.3
Cleaning products, appliances, and miscellaneous goods and supplies 1,078 1,102 25 2.3 10,691 11,070 379 3.5 4.4
Appliances 27 29 2 8.2 302 291 -11 -3.6 13.7
Cleaning products and toiletries 257 276 18 7.2 2,566 2,690 124 4.8 0.4
Miscellaneous goods and supplies 793 798 4 0.6 7,823 8,089 266 3.4 5.6
Special transactions trade 324 321 -3 -1.0 3,248 3,298 50 1.5 -17.6
Other balance of payments adjustments 846 897 51 6.0 8,682 8,498 -184 -2.1 0.5
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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