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.
  October  2016 November  2016 Change November 2016 / November 2015
  millions of dollars percent
Total of all merchandise 37,281 37,268 -14 0.0 -2.1
Farm, fishing and intermediate food products 979 1,010 31 3.2 12.8
Energy products 2,384 2,834 449 18.8 0.3
Metal ores and non-metallic minerals 609 581 -28 -4.7 -6.4
Metal and non-metallic mineral products 2,712 2,710 -2 -0.1 -2.5
Basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products 3,346 3,299 -47 -1.4 -6.4
Forestry products and building and packaging materials 1,449 1,469 20 1.4 -5.7
Industrial machinery, equipment and parts 2,708 2,678 -30 -1.1 -13.8
Electronic and electrical equipment and parts 5,287 5,231 -56 -1.1 2.6
Motor vehicles and parts 8,282 8,049 -232 -2.8 4.3
Aircraft and other transportation equipment and parts 960 777 -183 -19.1 -40.1
Consumer goods 6,852 6,864 12 0.2 0.2
Special transactions trade 544 726 182 33.4 35.6
Other balance of payments adjustments 1,567 1,609 42 2.7 0.6
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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