Top Exports To CanadaTotal Exports To Canada: $98,392,778,322
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
|1||Motor vehicle parts||$6,002,479,341|
|2||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$4,813,339,386|
|3||Oil, not crude||$3,845,298,995|
|4||Motor vehicles for transporting goods||$3,703,591,801|
|5||Low value shipments||$2,456,143,048|
|8||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$1,740,819,575|
|10||Internal combustion engines, including aircraft||$1,237,792,611|
Total Imports From CanadaTotal Imports From Canada: $110,585,809,412
|2||Motor vehicles for transporting people||$14,095,777,657|
|3||Oil, not crude||$6,469,966,542|
|4||Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons||$4,468,564,487|
|5||Motor vehicle parts||$3,173,881,631|
|6||Imports of returned exports||$2,877,778,127|
|7||Wood, sawed or chipped, greater than 6 meters thic||$1,508,391,303|
|10||Polymers of ethylene||$1,246,407,724|
Top Canada Trading PartnersTotal Canada trade: $208,978,587,734
|6||Great Falls, Mont.||$11,726,361,427|
|7||Low Value Shipments||$9,066,933,885|
Top US Trading PartnersTotal U.S. trade for all countries: $1,240,094,299,613
|Rank||Commodity||Total YTD Exports|
Canada’s trade rose to $208,978,587,734 through April
Canada’s trade with the United States rose to $208,978,587,734 through the first four months of 2013, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 1.37 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Canada’s exports increased 2.39 percent while imports rose 0.48 percent. The U.S. deficit with Canada was $12,193,031,090.Through April, Canada’s top U.S. Customs districts for total imports and exports were No. 1 Detroit, No. 2 Buffalo, No. 3 Pembina, N.D., No. 4 Ogdensburg, N.Y. and No. 5 Seattle compared to last year when the top spots were held by No. 1 Detroit, No. 2 Buffalo, No. 3 Pembina, N.D., No. 4 Ogdensburg, N.Y. and No. 5 Great Falls, Mont.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 46.69 percent of Canada’s U.S. trade.. That compares to 44.71 percent for the nation’s top five Customs districts during the same time period.
Taking a closer look at the leading U.S. gateways for U.S. trade with Canada,:
- Trade with No. 1 Detroit fell -4.80 percent to $68,854,708,867.
Exports fell -7.06 percent to $35,167,288,102. Imports fell -2.31 percent to $33,687,420,765.
- Trade with No. 2 Buffalo fell -4.41 percent to $27,073,989,242.
Exports fell -5.69 percent to $14,539,101,652. Imports fell -2.87 percent to $12,534,887,590.
- Trade with No. 3 Pembina, N.d. rose 8.30 percent to $16,513,799,742.
Exports rose 10.08 percent to $10,186,978,997. Imports rose 5.54 percent to $6,326,820,745.
- Trade with No. 4 Ogdensburg, N.y. rose 8.24 percent to $15,055,004,102.
Exports fell -1.00 percent to $5,938,863,021. Imports rose 15.24 percent to $9,116,141,081.
- Trade with No. 5 Seattle rose 36.28 percent to $14,961,620,682.
Exports rose 60.82 percent to $9,200,869,598. Imports rose 9.58 percent to $5,760,751,084.
Through April, 12 Customs districts posted trade surpluses with Canada while 33 had deficits. That compares with 14 surpluses and 32 deficits for the same period one year ago. The top surplus was with Low Value Shipments at $7,714,126,909, the largest deficit was with Chicago at $-7,677,266,762.
Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world decreased to $1,240,094,299,613, down -0.88 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 0.32 percent to $4,038,186,093; imports dropped -1.20 percent to $-15,017,653,007. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada, China, Mexico, Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit climbed $-214,073,880,779, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $-233,129,719,879.
The top five U.S. exports to Canada by value through April were motor vehicle parts; motor vehicles for transporting people; oil, not crude; motor vehicles for transporting goods; and low value shipments, respectively. They accounted for 21.16 percent of total exports to Canada.
The value of the top five U.S. imports from Canada -- oil; motor vehicles for transporting people; oil, not crude; petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons; and motor vehicle parts -- accounted for 47.69 percent of all inbound shipments.
Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Canada:
- Motor vehicle parts rose 0.43 percent compared to last year to $6,002,479,341.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 13.60 percent compared to last year to $4,813,339,386.
- Oil, not crude rose 10.79 percent compared to last year to $3,845,298,995.
- Motor vehicles for transporting goods rose 0.91 percent compared to last year to $3,703,591,801.
- Low value shipments rose 8.75 percent compared to last year to $2,456,143,048.
Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Canada
- Oil fell -8.19 percent compared to last year to $24,530,831,959.
- Motor vehicles for transporting people fell -2.35 percent compared to last year to $14,095,777,657.
- Oil, not crude rose 16.74 percent compared to last year to $6,469,966,542.
- Petroleum gases, other gaseous hydrocarbons rose 16.58 percent compared to last year to $4,468,564,487.
- Motor vehicle parts rose 3.88 percent compared to last year to $3,173,881,631.
In the latest annual figures available, Canada recorded $206,152,893,751 in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its top five Customs districts were Detroit, Buffalo, Pembina, N.D., Ogdensburg, N.Y. and Seattle. Total U.S. exports to Canada were $291,757,629,857 and imports from Canada were $324,246,264,535. The U.S. deficit with Canada was $-32,488,634,678.