Canada's Transactions in Services with Asia: Transportation and Government Services, 2016

Canada experienced a substantial deficit in transportation and government services trade with Asia in 2016. Hong Kong is our top Asian partner in this category, accounting for 19% of Canada's receipts from Asia while providing 40% of Canada's imports from Asia. This is largely accounted for by transportation services. China is also prominent in this category, accounting for 19% of Canada's receipts from Asia and providing about 15% of Canada's transportation and government services imports from Asia. Canada also experienced significant negative balance with Singapore.

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Transportation and Government Services
(C$ millions)
EconomyReceiptsPaymentsBalance
Australia343161182
China6291,366-737
Hong Kong, SAR6483,641-2,993
India16914920
Indonesia3671-35
Japan573765-192
Malaysia23222-199
New Zealand5461-7
Pakistan4257-15
Philippines69116-47
Singapore2541,525-1,271
South Korea30929811
Taiwan180562-382
Thailand2839-11
Vietnam20515
    
Total3,3779,038-5,661

Source: Adapted from Statistics Canada, National Accounts 376-0036 http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?lang=eng&retrLang=eng&id=3760036&paSer=&pattern=&stByVal=1&p1=1&p2=-1&tabMode=dataTable&csid=  January 30, 2018.

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