Canada recorded a total trade deficit of 1.5% with the world in 2016. There was a growth of over 1% in total trade between Canada and the Asia Pacific region. Canada’s total trade with the United States, our top trading partner, saw a decrease of 3%. Exports to the Europe region increased almost 4%, while imports with the Other region rose by 6%.
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|Canada’s Trade with the World, by Region 2016|
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Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 21, 2017. 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.