Top Canada Imports 2019
Fastest-Growing Canadian Imports
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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In 2019, Canada bought US$453.1 billion worth of imported products up by 8% since 2015 but down by -1.5% from 2018 to 2019.
Top 10 Canadian Imports from the US

America's exports to Canada amounted to
$229.7 billion or 50.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $47.4 billion
  2. Machinery: $32.9 billion
  3. Mineral fuels including oil: $24.6 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $12.1 billion
  5. Plastics: $11.4 billion
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $5.7 billion
  7. Aircraft, spacecraft: $5.1 billion
  8. Iron or steel products: $4.8 billion
  9. Paper: $4.4 billion
10. Pharmaceuticals: $3.9 billion
Top 10 Canadian Imports from China

China's exports to Canada amounted to
$56.5 billion or 12.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $14.6 billion
  2. Machinery: $11 billion
  3. Furniture, lighting, signs: $3.5 billion
  4. Toys, games: $2.6 billion
  5. Plastics: $2.2 billion
  6. Iron or steel products: $2.1 billion
  7. Vehicles: $2 billion
  8. Knit or crochet clothing: $1.8 billion
  9. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $1.7 billion
10. Medical, technical equipment: $1.2 billion
Top 10 Canadian Imports from Mexico

Mexico's exports to Canada amounted to
$27.8 billion or 6.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $8.6 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $5.1 billion
  3. Machinery: $4.7 billion
  4. Furniture, lighting, signs: $1 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $1 billion
  6. Vegetables: $834.9 million
  7. Fruits, nuts: $800.9 million
  8. Railway, tram equipment: $464.5 million
  9. Aircraft, spacecraft: $367.9 million
10. Iron or steel products: $310.6 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Canada amounted to
$14.5 billion or 3.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $3.5 billion
  2. Vehicles: $3.1 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $2.1 billion
  4. Electronic equipment: $986.1 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $841.5 million
  6. Plastics: $380.4 million
  7. Iron and steel: $298.3 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $249.6 million
  9. Iron or steel products: $239.1 million
10. Other chemical goods: $195.1 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from Japan

Japan's exports to Canada amounted to
$12.4 billion or 2.7% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $4.7 billion
  2. Machinery: $2.9 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $1.5 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $538.8 million
  5. Iron or steel products: $390.3 million
  6. Rubber: $341.7 million
  7. Gems, precious metals: $291 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $219.3 million
  9. Plastics: $134.5 million
10. Aircraft, spacecraft: $111.1 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Canada amounted to
$7.2 billion or 1.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles: $2.9 billion
  2. Electronic equipment: $1.1 billion
  3. Machinery: $851.4 million
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $473.2 million
  5. Iron and steel: $319.1 million
  6. Plastics: $257 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $240.3 million
  8. Rubber: $175.4 million
  9. Medical, technical equipment: $75.8 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $62.1 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Canada amounted to
$7.1 billion or 1.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.8 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $550.3 million
  3. Beverages: $514.5 million
  4. Vehicles: $408.9 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $286.1 million
  6. Furniture, lighting, signs: $256.9 million
  7. Footwear: $230.1 million
  8. Gems, precious metals: $223.6 million
  9. Leather, animal gut articles: $206.3 million
10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $189.3 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from the UK

United Kingdom's exports to Canada amounted to
$6.9 billion or 1.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery: $1.3 billion
  2. Vehicles: $1.2 billion
  3. Aircraft, spacecraft: $808.7 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $547.3 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $505.7 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $319.9 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $308.4 million
  8. Beverages: $248.3 million
  9. Gems, precious metals: $164.7 million
10. Other chemical goods: $155.5 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from France

France's exports to Canada amounted to
$6.5 billion or 1.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Aircraft, spacecraft: $1.3 billion
  2. Machinery: $968.2 million
  3. Beverages: $637.3 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $471.5 million
  5. Vehicles: $411.3 million
  6. Perfumes, cosmetics: $351.7 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $336 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $271.5 million
  9. Mineral fuels including oil: $138.3 million
10. Plastics: $108.1 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from Vietnam

Vietnam's exports to Canada amounted to
$5.3 billion or 1.2% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $1.5 billion
  2. Footwear: $544.2 million
  3. Knit or crochet clothing: $534.3 million
  4. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $528.6 million
  5. Machinery: $369.8 million
  6. Furniture, lighting, signs: $368.3 million
  7. Fish: $159.1 million
  8. Leather, animal gut articles: $148.7 million
  9. Iron and steel: $110.1 million
10. Toys, games: $101.8 million
Top 10 Canadian Imports from Taiwan

Taiwan's exports to Canada amounted to
$4.5 billion or 1.0% of its overall imports.

  1. Electronic equipment: $1.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $813.2 million
  3. Iron or steel products: $403.9 million
  4. Vehicles: $353.7 million
  5. Iron and steel: $227 million
  6. Plastics: $219.5 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $129.5 million
  8. Other base metal goods: $118.7 million
  9. Rubber: $114 million
10. Furniture, lighting, signs: $108.1 million
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