Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database

NOTE:  The Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature used in this database is based on HS2017, in accordance with the World Customs Organization (WCO). The HS2017 includes a number of changes at the six-digit. Corresponding concordance tables can be found under “Commodity classification”.

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Merchandise imports and exports between "Canada" and "World", by Harmonized System section, customs basis, May 2017
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CAN$ 
Total merchandise trade 45,709,006,415 4,172,179,154 50,744,841,902
I - Live animals and animal products. 1,680,605,368 10,327,265 554,875,027
II - Vegetable products 2,355,964,190 58,499,917 1,478,012,808
III - Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes. 382,637,684 6,821,566 113,180,838
IV - Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes. 1,516,109,183 25,298,192 2,189,331,137
V - Mineral products 10,760,785,360 10,840,833 3,937,078,341
VI - Products of the chemical or allied industries. 2,771,238,961 112,178,677 4,314,820,360
VII - Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof. 1,799,857,616 84,664,592 2,666,557,605
VIII - Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut). 116,047,838 19,161,400 263,058,491
IX - Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork. 1,567,737,061 13,838,917 358,112,763
X - Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard. 1,592,613,854 21,024,022 920,224,077
XI - Textiles and Textile Articles 259,287,047 75,495,077 1,389,441,739
XII - Footwear, headgear, umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof; prepared feathers and articles made therewith; artificial flowers; articles of human hair. 11,236,684 21,063,680 290,832,002
XIII - Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products; glass and glassware. 198,633,275 39,696,068 625,249,774
XIV - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin. 2,219,050,549 69,302,614 1,113,920,389
XV - Base metals and articles of base metal 3,582,545,793 163,471,745 3,613,826,943
XVI - Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles. 4,271,433,458 938,445,555 12,024,328,241
XVII - Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment. 8,487,056,567 375,214,506 10,480,447,365
XVIII - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof. 617,056,016 164,864,030 1,440,688,804
XIX - Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof. 55,870,175 1,141,419 58,457,757
XX - Miscellaneous manufactured articles 804,098,917 128,766,803 1,685,595,441
XXI - Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques. 659,140,819 1,832,062,276 1,226,802,000

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NOTE:  Arms Export Statistics
There are two different sets of statistics on arms exports published by the Government of Canada. The two sets of statistics are collected from different databases, are used for different purposes, and are not compatible.
The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) compiles and releases an annual “Report on the Export of Military Goods from Canada,” which provides statistics on the export of goods and technology identified on the “Munitions List” section of Canada’s Export Control List (ECL). Items on the “Munitions List” are used mostly by military and police forces for reasons of defence and security.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Statistics Canada collect information on ALL items exported from Canada, and classify these items using categories negotiated by the World Customs Organization (WCO). The WCO chapter on “Arms and Ammunition” includes some items that appear on the “Munitions List.” However, it also includes items not on the “Munitions List” (for example, paintballs, ammunition used to frighten birds at airports, flare guns, and certain equipment for oil and gas exploration). CBSA and Statistics Canada information is made available on Industry Canada’s website as “Trade Data Online” and on Statistics Canada’s website as the “Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database.”
For further details, please refer to Notes on Trade of Arms and Ammunition