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.
  September  2016 October  2016 Change October 2016 / October 2015
  millions of dollars percent
Total of all merchandise 40,275 37,292 -2,983 -7.4 -2.1
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 1,029 976 -53 -5.2 9.9
Energy products 2,887 2,319 -568 -19.7 -12.5
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 706 615 -91 -12.9 -5.6
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 2,701 2,697 -4 -0.1 -4.6
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,466 3,329 -138 -4.0 -4.3
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 1,459 1,446 -13 -0.9 -8.5
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 4,703 2,713 -1,990 -42.3 -11.0
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 5,191 5,277 86 1.6 0.7
Motor vehicles and parts 8,281 8,336 54 0.7 8.2
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 939 873 -66 -7.0 -31.4
Consumer goods 6,842 6,843 1 0.0 -1.2
Special transactions trade 558 705 147 26.4 28.1
Other balance of payments adjustments 1,571 1,568 -3 -0.2 -0.4
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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