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Doug McCann Research and Statistics Officer
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January 05, 2018


In November 2017, Canadian merchandise trade (balance of payments basis, seasonally adjusted) posted a $2.5 billion deficit. 

Exports increased by 3.7 per cent from October 2017 to $46.2 billion and was virtually unchanged over November 2016. Imports are up 5.8% over October 2017 to $48.7 billion, and increased 8.1 percent over November 2016.





In Canada Jan-Nov 2017, the total merchandise trade deficit reached $20.8 billion. Year to date goods exports were valued at $502.9 billion and year-to-date goods imports were valued at $523.7 billion.



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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