Imports to Canada were down 1.4 percent month-over-month to CAD 51.7 billion in April 2019, from an upwardly revised CAD 52.4 billion in March. Purchases decreased for aircraft and other transportation equipment (-23.6 percent), consumer goods (-3.0 percent) and pharmaceutical products (-7.8 percent). Imports fell from China (-7.0 percent), Mexico (-8.0 percent) and Germany (-1.4 percent) while those from the US rose 1.9 percent. Imports in Canada averaged 20909.51 CAD Million from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 52380 CAD Million in March of 2019 and a record low of 1112 CAD Million in January of 1971.

Imports in Canada is expected to be 50800.00 CAD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Canada to stand at 54300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Imports is projected to trend around 49800.00 CAD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-27 12:30 PM Imports C$51.82B C$51.05B C$50.51B C$ 50B
2019-04-17 12:30 PM Imports C$50.87B C$51.71B C$51.5B C$ 50.3B
2019-05-09 12:30 PM Imports C$52.26B C$50.96B C$51.5B C$ 52.8B
2019-06-06 12:30 PM Imports C$51.67B C$52.38B C$51B
2019-07-03 12:30 PM Imports C$51.67B
2019-08-02 12:30 PM Imports
2019-09-04 12:30 PM Imports


Canada Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -966.20 -2335.70 8524.80 -4962.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account -17347.00 -16616.00 12230.00 -20197.00 CAD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.60 -2.80 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
Imports 51670.00 52380.00 52380.00 1112.00 CAD Million [+]
Exports 50700.00 50050.00 51251.50 1366.00 CAD Million [+]
External Debt 2684119.00 2691144.00 2691144.00 795408.00 CAD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 92.10 92.60 108.50 79.10 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 12178.00 18966.00 50326.00 -8640.00 CAD Million [+]
Capital Flows -89.00 0.00 4632.00 -672.00 CAD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 46.20 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3985.00 3887.00 4379.00 955.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.53 2.96 3.53 0.65 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1809305.00 1494336.00 7006165.00 1138895.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 84.00 64.00 473.00 38.00 USD Million [+]

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Canada Imports

In 2018, Canada imported mainly: consumer goods (20 percent of total imports); motor vehicles and parts (19 percent); electronic and electrical equipment and parts (12 percent); industrial machinery, equipment and parts (11 percent); basic and industrial chemical, plastic and rubber products (8 percent); metal and non-metallic mineral products (7 percent) and energy products (6 percent). Canada's major import partners were: the US (64 percent of total imports); the EU (10 percent), of which Germany (3 percent); China (8 percent); Mexico (3 percent) and Japan (2 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51670.00 52380.00 52380.00 1112.00 1971 - 2019 CAD Million Monthly




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