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Canada’s Trade with China (C$)
January – December January – September
2013 2014 2015 2016
Exports 20,146,874,000 18,849,757,000 14,331,163,144 14,131,086,276
Imports 52,737,325,000 58,660,095,000 48,715,410,496 47,101,217,811
Trade Balance -32,590,451,000 -39,810,338,000 -34,384,247,352 -32,970,131,535

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. November 14, 2016. http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/Home.
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada

 

Canada’s Merchandise Trade with China, 2015
Canadian Imports from China Canadian Exports to China
Merchandise Classification % Merchandise Classification %
1 Electrical machinery and equipment 24.95 Woodpulp; paper or paperboard scraps 17.04
2 Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc. 18.75 Oil seeds and misc. fruit, grain, etc. 14.66
3 Furniture and stuffed furnishings 5.61 Wood and wood articles, charcoal 8.22
4 Toys, games, sports equipment 5.33 Ores, slag and ash 7.11
5 Knitted or crocheted apparel 3.88 Mineral fuels, oils 3.64
6 Iron or steel articles 3.84 Fertilizers 3.59
7 Woven clothing and apparel articles 3.71 Organic chemicals 3.42
8 Plastic and plastic articles 3.47 Fish, crustaceans, molluscs 3.23
9 Motor vehicles, trailers, bicycles, motorcycles 3.42 Cereals 3.21
10 Footwear 2.82 Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc. 3.12
Top 10 as % of Total from China 75.78 Top 10 as % of Total To China 67.25
Chinese Imports as % of Cdn Total 12.26 Chinese Exports as % of Cdn Total 4.11

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. February 25, 2016. http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/Home
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada.

Note: The table above is based on Harmonised System (HS) codes at the 2-digit level. To learn more about the HS Code system, go to https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/h_00079.html.

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