Almost 23% of Canada’s total imports came from the Asian countries listed below in 2017. This was similar to the share in 2016. Chinese imports to Canada increased by approximately $6.5 billion between 2016 and 2017, and captures over half of all Canadian shipments from the listed Asian countries. Though the majority of Canadian imports are sourced from the United States, Asia as a region (which only includes the below listed countries) captures the largest proportion -- 47% -- of non-US Canadian imports..
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|Asia’s Market Share in Canada in 2017|
|2016 Canadian Imports|
|2017 Canadian Imports|
|2017 Proportions of Total|
|Hong Kong, SAR||294||387||0.07|
Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 14, 2018. 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.
1. The definition of Asia in this chart only refers to the countries listed in the table above.