Canada's Merchandise Trade with Japan

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Canada’s Trade with Japan (C$)
 January - DecemberJanuary - September
Trade Balance-2,701,874,000-5,175,696,000-3,977,827,106-4,783,900,651

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. November 8, 2017.
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada. 


Canada’s Merchandise Trade with Japan, 2016
 Canadian Imports from JapanCanadian Exports to Japan
 Merchandise Classification%Merchandise Classification%
1Motor vehicles, trailers, bicycles, motorcycles32.97Oil seeds and misc. fruit, grain, etc.14.81
2Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc.27.65Ores, slag and ash14.56
3Electrical machinery and equipment12.21Meat and edible meat offal11.40
4Optical, medical, scientific, technical instrumentation6.24Wood and wood articles, charcoal10.66
5Pearls, precious stones or metals3.51Mineral fuels, oils10.63
6Rubber and rubber articles2.85Cereals5.83
7Iron or steel articles2.22Pharmaceutical products4.82
8Pharmaceutical products1.42Fish, crustaceans, molluscs2.89
9Aircraft and spacecraft1.16Woodpulp; paper or paperboard scraps2.88
10Plastic and plastic articles1.15Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc.2.43
 Top 10 as % of Total from Japan91.37Top 10 as % of Total To Japan80.91
 Japanese Imports as % of Cdn Total2.96Japanese Exports as % of Cdn Total2.25

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 19, 2017.
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

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