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.
  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 47,730 44,706 -3,023 -6.3 456,635 456,497 -138 0.0 -1.3
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 1,448 1,402 -46 -3.2 13,564 14,201 637 4.7 -0.9
Farm and fishing products 1,137 1,106 -31 -2.7 10,751 11,228 477 4.4 -3.0
Live animals 24 24 0 -2.1 213 221 8 4.0 18.4
Wheat 5 7 2 28.3 38 38 0 0.0 -20.9
Canola 6 16 10 175.4 95 101 6 5.9 67.0
Fruits, nuts and vegetables 791 766 -25 -3.2 7,236 7,725 489 6.8 -1.8
Other crop products 185 166 -18 -10.0 1,952 1,937 -15 -0.8 -10.9
Other animal products 49 46 -2 -5.1 637 494 -143 -22.5 -20.5
Fish, shellfish and other fishery products 77 82 5 6.0 580 712 132 22.8 5.4
Food and tobacco intermediate products 311 296 -15 -4.9 2,812 2,972 160 5.7 7.6
Energy products 2,224 1,966 -258 -11.6 26,430 22,100 -4,330 -16.4 -7.1
Crude oil and crude bitumen 1,126 734 -391 -34.8 13,154 12,150 -1,005 -7.6 -24.1
Natural gas, natural gas liquids and related products 249 281 32 12.7 4,068 2,314 -1,754 -43.1 -12.6
Natural gas 188 218 29 15.6 2,398 1,652 -745 -31.1 -11.7
Natural gas liquids and related products 61 64 2 3.6 1,671 661 -1,010 -60.4 -15.8
Refined petroleum energy products 751 859 108 14.4 8,024 6,733 -1,291 -16.1 20.4
Electricity 28 29 1 2.1 272 206 -67 -24.5 42.0
Other energy products 70 62 -8 -11.2 911 698 -213 -23.4 -32.3
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 959 839 -120 -12.5 8,696 8,901 205 2.4 -5.4
Metal ores and concentrates 890 772 -118 -13.3 7,856 8,177 320 4.1 -4.9
Iron ores and concentrates 58 39 -19 -32.9 619 487 -132 -21.3 13.0
Copper ores and concentrates 37 46 9 24.1 373 398 26 6.9 151.6
Nickel ores and concentrates 86 78 -8 -9.9 759 647 -112 -14.7 1.8
Radioactive ores and concentrates 29 34 5 17.4 379 437 58 15.3 -66.6
Other metal ores and concentrates 679 575 -105 -15.4 5,727 6,208 480 8.4 -1.1
Non-metallic minerals 69 67 -2 -2.9 840 724 -116 -13.8 -11.4
Potash 0 0 0 66.7 8 7 -1 -14.6 -28.6
Stone, sand, gravel, clay, and refractory minerals 41 42 1 1.7 552 454 -98 -17.7 -19.8
Diamonds and other non-metallic minerals 27 24 -3 -11.0 280 263 -18 -6.2 8.5
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 3,629 3,663 34 0.9 39,184 36,847 -2,337 -6.0 -0.9
Intermediate metal products 2,067 1,974 -93 -4.5 23,488 20,798 -2,690 -11.5 -6.0
Unwrought iron, steel and ferro-alloys, and basic and semi-finished ferrous metal products 909 854 -55 -6.0 9,923 8,579 -1,344 -13.5 -4.6
Unwrought, basic and semi-finished aluminum and aluminum-alloy products 225 232 7 3.1 2,464 2,331 -133 -5.4 -2.8
Unwrought copper and copper alloys 43 59 16 38.3 820 503 -316 -38.6 -37.5
Unwrought nickel and nickel alloys 7 13 6 95.5 188 61 -127 -67.4 -9.7
Unwrought precious metals and precious metal alloys 695 644 -51 -7.4 8,465 7,421 -1,044 -12.3 -7.8
Other unwrought non-ferrous metals 26 27 1 3.1 276 255 -21 -7.5 4.7
Basic and semi-finished non-ferrous metal products (except aluminum) 163 146 -18 -10.8 1,352 1,648 295 21.8 8.7
Imports 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
Fabricated metal products 740 771 31 4.2 7,830 7,677 -153 -1.9 -3.3
Non-metallic mineral products 541 546 5 1.0 5,477 5,550 72 1.3 -2.2
Recyclable waste and scrap 281 372 91 32.3 2,390 2,823 434 18.1 55.2
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,745 3,742 -3 -0.1 37,382 36,796 -586 -1.6 -0.3
Basic chemicals and industrial chemical products 2,126 2,112 -14 -0.7 21,385 20,621 -764 -3.6 -1.5
Basic chemicals 787 830 43 5.5 8,535 7,797 -738 -8.7 -3.9
Dyes and pigments, petrochemicals 105 135 29 27.8 1,133 1,061 -72 -6.3 25.1
Lubricants and other petroleum refinery products 644 561 -83 -12.9 5,476 5,745 268 4.9 4.9
Fertilizer, pesticide and other chemical products 590 586 -4 -0.6 6,240 6,019 -222 -3.6 -8.2
Plastic and rubber products 1,619 1,630 12 0.7 15,997 16,175 177 1.1 1.3
Plastic resins 639 645 6 1.0 6,378 6,328 -51 -0.8 2.8
Plastic and rubber basic products (except plastic resins) 414 415 1 0.3 4,065 4,138 73 1.8 -2.1
Plastic and rubber finished products 566 570 4 0.8 5,554 5,709 155 2.8 2.2
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 1,937 1,933 -4 -0.2 20,496 19,883 -614 -3.0 -5.9
Logs, pulpwood, and other forestry products 33 28 -5 -14.2 353 321 -32 -9.1 -22.6
Pulp and paper stock 252 253 1 0.3 2,679 2,550 -130 -4.8 -8.0
Building and packaging materials 1,652 1,652 0 0.0 17,464 17,012 -452 -2.6 -5.3
Lumber and other sawmill and millwork products 262 247 -15 -5.7 2,605 2,664 59 2.3 -3.3
Asphalt and asphalt products 41 48 7 17.7 504 463 -40 -8.0 -3.2
Other building materials and supplies 965 967 2 0.2 10,528 9,987 -541 -5.1 -7.8
Prefabricated buildings and components 23 21 -2 -9.5 347 273 -75 -21.5 -32.3
Packaging materials and containers 362 369 7 2.0 3,480 3,624 145 4.2 2.8
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 6,934 4,024 -2,911 -42.0 44,636 44,673 37 0.1 -8.2
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 6,934 4,024 -2,911 -42.0 44,636 44,673 37 0.1 -8.2
Agricultural, lawn and garden machinery and equipment 273 279 6 2.2 3,053 2,831 -222 -7.3 -6.8
Logging, mining and construction machinery and equipment 431 421 -10 -2.3 5,064 4,274 -790 -15.6 -6.2
Metalworking machinery 94 85 -9 -9.4 1,022 882 -140 -13.7 -16.2
Commercial and service industry machinery 240 243 4 1.5 2,473 2,474 1 0.0 -1.5
Other industry-specific machinery, not elsewhere classified 473 479 7 1.4 5,113 4,822 -291 -5.7 -3.5
Heating, cooling and air purification equipment 308 299 -9 -2.9 2,994 3,083 89 3.0 -5.6
Other general-purpose machinery and equipment, not elsewhere classified 4,231 1,325 -2,906 -68.7 15,396 17,084 1,688 11.0 -12.5
Miscellaneous parts of machinery and equipment 885 892 7 0.8 9,522 9,222 -299 -3.1 -6.8
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 5,176 5,259 82 1.6 52,847 52,656 -190 -0.4 1.0
Computers and computer peripheral equipment 959 967 8 0.8 9,404 9,644 239 2.5 3.3
Imports 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
Communications and audio and video equipment 1,676 1,770 94 5.6 17,668 17,197 -472 -2.7 4.5
Other electronic and electrical machinery, equipment and parts 2,541 2,522 -20 -0.8 25,774 25,816 41 0.2 -2.1
Other electronic and electrical machinery and equipment 936 912 -25 -2.6 9,640 9,481 -158 -1.6 -7.2
Electrical components 914 910 -4 -0.4 8,952 8,982 29 0.3 2.7
Electronic and electrical parts 691 700 9 1.3 7,182 7,352 170 2.4 -1.3
Motor vehicles and parts 8,966 9,001 36 0.4 83,166 89,392 6,226 7.5 5.8
Passenger cars and light trucks 4,149 4,171 22 0.5 37,044 40,311 3,267 8.8 13.0
Medium and heavy trucks, buses and other motor vehicles 817 780 -37 -4.5 8,615 7,832 -783 -9.1 -3.9
Tires, motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 4,000 4,050 50 1.3 37,508 41,249 3,741 10.0 1.2
Tires 310 292 -19 -6.0 3,435 3,254 -180 -5.2 -12.6
Motor vehicle engines and motor vehicle parts 3,690 3,759 69 1.9 34,073 37,995 3,922 11.5 2.4
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 1,376 1,314 -62 -4.5 17,492 16,328 -1,164 -6.7 -29.2
Aircraft, aircraft engines and aircraft parts 1,034 978 -56 -5.4 13,228 12,426 -802 -6.1 -33.8
Aircraft 143 198 55 38.7 4,382 4,045 -337 -7.7 -65.9
Aircraft engines and aircraft parts 891 780 -111 -12.5 8,846 8,382 -465 -5.3 -13.1
Other transportation equipment and parts 342 336 -6 -1.8 4,263 3,902 -361 -8.5 -10.9
Ships, locomotives, railway rolling stock, and rapid transit equipment 58 68 9 16.2 1,273 1,098 -175 -13.8 -26.4
Boats and other personal transportation equipment 179 176 -4 -2.1 1,882 1,776 -106 -5.6 -3.7
Parts of railway rolling stock and of other transportation equipment 104 92 -12 -11.4 1,109 1,028 -81 -7.3 -9.9
Consumer goods 9,777 9,854 76 0.8 97,563 99,465 1,902 1.9 -0.5
Food, beverage and tobacco products 2,580 2,562 -17 -0.7 24,520 25,604 1,084 4.4 1.0
Meat products 343 333 -10 -3.1 3,677 3,506 -170 -4.6 -9.3
Prepared and packaged seafood products 252 232 -20 -7.8 2,157 2,262 105 4.9 6.6
Dairy products 115 130 15 13.1 921 1,119 199 21.6 31.2
Bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, and other beverages, ice 90 90 0 0.4 866 892 25 2.9 -2.1
Fresh, frozen and canned fruit and vegetable juices, frozen fruit 99 103 4 4.1 993 1,001 8 0.8 -2.5
Coffee and tea 100 87 -13 -12.9 1,040 1,053 13 1.3 -16.9
Other food products 1,009 996 -13 -1.3 9,552 10,013 461 4.8 3.4
Alcoholic beverages 344 364 20 5.9 3,477 3,544 67 1.9 1.2
Tobacco products 128 124 -4 -3.5 889 1,235 346 38.9 -4.8
Animal feed 99 102 3 3.2 950 979 30 3.1 6.3
Imports 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
Clothing, footwear and textile products 1,802 1,828 26 1.5 18,854 19,050 196 1.0 -4.5
Clothing, footwear and accessories 1,363 1,376 13 0.9 14,312 14,376 65 0.5 -4.8
Fabric, fibre and yarn, leather and dressed furs 194 188 -6 -3.1 1,897 1,952 54 2.9 -4.9
Carpets, textile furnishings and other textile products 245 264 20 8.0 2,646 2,722 76 2.9 -2.1
Paper and published products 734 742 8 1.0 7,582 7,517 -65 -0.9 -4.3
Converted paper and paper products 402 392 -10 -2.6 4,159 4,152 -7 -0.2 -10.5
Published products and recorded and unrecorded media 332 350 18 5.4 3,423 3,364 -59 -1.7 3.8
Pharmaceutical and medicinal products 1,393 1,415 22 1.6 13,658 13,836 178 1.3 0.4
Furniture and fixtures 598 608 10 1.7 6,025 6,246 222 3.7 3.1
Cleaning products, appliances, and miscellaneous goods and supplies 2,670 2,698 28 1.0 26,925 27,212 287 1.1 0.6
Appliances 350 364 14 3.9 3,493 3,562 68 2.0 0.7
Cleaning products and toiletries 536 530 -5 -1.0 5,053 5,354 301 6.0 -0.7
Miscellaneous goods and supplies 1,784 1,804 19 1.1 18,378 18,296 -82 -0.4 1.0
Special transactions trade 659 839 180 27.3 6,389 6,570 182 2.8 27.2
Other balance of payments adjustments 898 872 -27 -3.0 8,789 8,684 -105 -1.2 0.4
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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