Canada: Value of imports and exports for mineral and metal products, including fuels, for select countries and regionsFootnote1

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Figure 1: Canada: Value of imports and exports for mineral and metal products, including fuels, for select countries and regions, 2021

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This bar graph shows the 2021 total exports, domestic exports and total imports for Canada’s top trading partners. The top three trading partners include United States, United Kingdom, and the European Union. Data in this graph can be found in the following tables.

Total Exports, in thousands of dollars

Country/Region 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
United States 152,748,744 170,500,576 172,725,120 136,695,653 206,089,541
United Kingdom 14,411,018 13,186,326 16,205,138 16,761,886 12,891,137
European Union 8,809,924 11,773,934 11,340,591 11,583,494 12,880,301
China 5,075,356 6,140,405 6,291,333 7,022,502 9,836,394
Japan 4,208,142 4,744,977 4,509,914 4,143,842 5,405,709
South Korea 3,062,538 3,406,952 3,340,768 2,814,791 4,039,365
India 2,304,898 2,833,113 3,059,051 2,182,161 1,460,902
Brazil 821,052 1,291,366 1,292,676 1,150,553 1,376,115
Mexico 2,008,686 1,916,197 1,696,113 1,172,570 1,838,673
Other countries 8,920,357 12,441,484 11,768,048 9,555,936 15,663,192
Total 202,370,715 228,235,331 232,228,753 193,083,388 271,481,329

Domestic Exports, in thousands of dollars

Country/Region 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
United States 149,583,538 167,631,849 169,987,957 134,151,487 203,221,747
United Kingdom 14,339,219 13,075,215 16,128,986 16,616,371 12,763,222
European Union 8,573,906 11,487,082 11,002,677 10,530,356 12,395,232
China 5,030,760 6,083,579 6,244,550 6,956,871 9,766,643
Japan 4,186,578 4,729,110 4,484,102 4,129,874 5,387,100
South Korea 3,054,462 3,395,797 3,306,773 2,806,514 4,028,639
India 2,287,505 2,820,729 3,049,081 2,173,253 1,450,124
Brazil 807,904 1,274,925 1,272,246 1,138,904 1,364,815
Mexico 1,936,863 1,840,292 1,623,576 1,096,492 1,758,660
Other countries 8,603,964 12,063,694 11,411,677 9,211,945 15,396,666
Total 198,404,700 224,402,273 228,511,625 188,812,067 267,532,848

Imports, in thousands of dollars

Country/Region 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
United States 67,603,846 77,578,287 75,404,843 63,930,124 77,567,228
United Kingdom 2,020,193 1,836,017 1,494,580 1,708,030 1,600,449
European Union 9,557,108 11,396,261 11,092,848 9,291,198 12,353,407
China 9,813,429 11,067,284 10,532,618 9,867,589 12,993,904
Japan 2,994,840 1,921,930 1,933,118 1,526,671 1,182,838
South Korea 1,826,831 1,942,215 1,932,186 1,433,235 1,810,800
India 1,040,197 1,335,673 1,403,991 1,292,244 1,545,299
Brazil 2,445,862 3,403,628 3,455,410 4,620,854 5,146,277
Mexico 4,442,577 4,832,138 4,340,409 3,646,185 4,359,394
Other countries 23,443,439 23,672,603 22,671,326 22,073,535 28,415,538
Total 125,188,321 138,986,037 134,261,329 119,389,667 146,975,135

Balance of Trade, in thousands of dollars

Country/Region 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
United States 85,144,898 92,922,289 97,320,277 72,765,529 128,522,313
United Kingdom 12,390,826 11,350,309 14,710,559 15,053,856 11,290,688
European Union -747,184 377,673 247,743 2,292,295 526,895
China -4,738,073 -4,926,879 -4,241,285 -2,845,087 -3,157,510
Japan 1,213,303 2,823,047 2,576,796 2,617,170 4,222,870
South Korea 1,235,706 1,464,737 1,408,582 1,381,556 2,228,564
India 1,264,701 1,497,440 1,655,061 889,917 -84,397
Brazil -1,624,810 -2,112,262 -2,162,735 -3,470,302 -3,770,162
Mexico -2,433,892 -2,915,941 -2,644,296 -2,473,616 -2,520,722
Other countries -14,523,082 -11,231,120 -10,903,278 -12,517,599 -12,752,346
Total 77,182,394 89,249,295 97,967,424 73,693,721 124,506,194

Note: Totals may not add due to rounding.
European Union represents the EU-28 countries excluding United Kingdom.

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