Country Trade Profiles

‚ÄčAggregate Data for B.C. & Canada

Top five B.C. origin exports to world, 2016

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Lumber, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm
$6,942.1 18%
  1. Coal and solid fuels manufactured from coal
$4,212.0 11%
  1. Chemical wood pulp, soda or sulphate, other than dissolving grades
$2,743.1 7%
  1. Copper ores and concentrates
$2,729.5 7%
  1. Liquefied petroleum or hydrocarbon gases (including natural gas)
$2,006.9 5%
Total $39,435.5 100%

Top five Canadian exports to world, 2016

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Motor vehicles for passenger transport (other than buses/public transport)
$63,301.7 13%
  1. Crude petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals
$52,353.0 11%
  1. Gold
$16,477.7 4%
  1. Motor vehicle parts (excluding body, chassis and engines)
$13,335.8 3%
  1. Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals other than crude
$10,720.1 2%
Total $469,176.8 100%

Top five Canadian imports from world, 2016

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Motor vehicles for passenger transport (other than buses/public transport)
$34,986.9 7%
  1. Motor vehicle parts (excluding body, chassis and engines)
$27,220.9 5%
  1. Motor vehicles for the transport of goods
$17,210.1 3%
  1. Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals other than crude
$14,625.7 3%
  1. Crude petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals
$14,452.9 3%
Total $533,313.1 100%

Provincial distribution of exports to world, 2016

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Ontario
$205,398.9 43.8%
  1. Alberta
$79,133.6 16.9%
  1. Quebec
$78,538.4 16.7%
  1. British Columbia
$39,011.2 8.3%
  1. Saskatchewan
$26,416.4 5.6%
  1. Manitoba
$13,485.3 2.9%
  1. New Brunswick
$10,642.1 2.3%
  1. Newfoundland & Labrador
$8,395.7 1.8%
  1. Nova Scotia
$5,228.5 1.1%
  1. Prince Edward Island
$1,439.3 0.3%
  1. Northwest Territories
$1,256.2 0.3%
  1. Yukon
$220.1 0%
  1. Nunavut
$11.1 0%
Canada Total $469,176.8 100%

Data source: Statistics Canada

Last updated: July 20, 2017