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Doug McCann Research and Statistics Officer
Tel: 902-424-2141Email: Douglas.McCann@novascotia.ca

October 05, 2017
CANADA INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE AUGUST 2017

 

In August 2017, Canadian merchandise trade (balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted) posted a $3.4 billion deficit. Exports fell by 1.0 per cent from July 2017 to $43.6 billion, but remain 0.2 per cent below levels observed in August 2016.  Canada's imports remained unchanged from July to August 2017 at $47.0 billion.  Imports are 3.0 per cent above August 2016 levels. 

  

Year-to-date

In Canada Jan-August 2017, the total merchandise trade deficit reached $14.2 billion. Year to date goods exports were valued at $369.0 billion and year to date goods imports were valued at $383.2 billion.

 

228-0059

Statistics Canada
CANSIM: tables 228-0058 to 228-0068
Publication: Canada's Balance of International Payments (Catalogue number 67-001-X)



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