First, the 2013 January-March before the Canadian trade in goods
According to Statistics Canada data show that from January to March 2013, the Canadian import and export amounted to 225.42 billion U.S. dollars, compared with same period last year (the same below) decreased 1.1%. Among this, exports 113.39 billion U.S. dollars, down 0.9 percent; imports 112.03 billion U.S. dollars, down 1.4%. Trade surplus of $ 1.36 billion, an increase of 74.8%.
Sub-national (regional) perspective, in 2013 from January to March, the United States, Canada, China, Britain and Japan's exports accounted for 75.6% of Canada's total exports, 4.4%, 4.0% and 2.3%, exports were 857.7 billion, $ 5.03 billion, $ 4.53 billion and $ 2.64 billion, of which exports to China and Japan, respectively, an increase of 16.9% and 7.7%; exports to the U.S. and the UK fell 0.1% and 9.7%; from the United States, China, Mexico and Japan's imports plus total imports accounted for 51.9%, 10.1%, 5.5% and 3.1%, imports amounted to $ 58.1 billion, $ 11.32 billion, $ 6.19 billion and $ 3.46 billion, imports from the United States increased by 1.3% from China, Mexico and Japan imports were down 1.4%, 2.5% and 13.9%. The United States is Canada's most important source of surplus, the surplus amounted to $ 26.78 billion, down 2.8%, followed by the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates and Russia; deficit mainly from China, Mexico and Germany, were $ 6.28 billion, $ 4.87 billion and $ 2.5 billion.
Of commodities, the mineral products, transport equipment and electrical products is Canada's main export commodities, from January to March 2013, exports were $ 32.45 billion, $ 17 billion and $ 11.02 billion, accounting for 28.6% of Canada's total exports, 15.0% and 9.7%. Machinery and electronic products, transport equipment and mineral products are three categories of goods imported from Canada, in 2013 January-March total imports 59.42 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 53.0% of Canada's total imports, including vehicles and their spare parts imports amounted to $ 17.49 billion , down 1.1 percent, accounting for 15.6% of total imports.
Second, in 2013 1-3 months plus bilateral trade overview
According to Statistics Canada Statistics January-March, Canada, and China bilateral import and export amounted to 16.35 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 3.6%. Among them, Canada's exports to China $ 5.03 billion, an increase of 16.9%; Canadian imports from China, $ 11,320,000,000, down 1.4%. China is Canada's largest deficit in the country of origin, the deficit was $ 6.28 billion, down 12.4%. China is Canada's second largest partner and second largest export destination and second largest source of imports.
Mineral exports to China is Canada's largest category of products, exports from January to March 2013 was 10.3 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 20.8%, accounting for Canada's total exports to China of 20.4%. Plant products are added exports to China the second largest commodity exports 890 million U.S. dollars, an increase of 31.0%, accounting for China's total exports increase by 17.7%. Cellulose pulp paper is a plus for China the third largest export commodities, exports 660 million U.S. dollars, down 8.5 percent, accounting for China's total exports increase by 13.1%. 2013 January-March Canada China Animal and vegetable fats and chemical products exports increased considerably, respectively, 75.7% and 68.1%.
Canada from China mainly imports machinery and electronic products, furniture and textiles, toys and raw materials, in 2013 January-March imports of $ 7.27 billion total, Canada's imports from China accounted for 64.2% of the total. China's exports in labor-intensive products continue to maintain our edge, furniture, toys, textiles and raw materials, footwear umbrellas, leather bags and other light industrial products are listed categories of goods imported from China, Canada (HS category) of the second and third bit, sixth and tenth place on these products the United States, Mexico, India, Vietnam, Italy and other countries are China's major competitors.