Country Trade Profiles

Aggregate Data for B.C. & Canada

Top five B.C. origin exports to world, 2019

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Coal and solid fuels manufactured from coal
$6,544.8 15%
  1. Lumber, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm
$4,800.4 11%
  1. Liquefied petroleum or hydrocarbon gases (including natural gas)
$3,150.9 7%
  1. Chemical wood pulp, soda or sulphate, other than dissolving grades
$2,947.0 7%
  1. Copper ores and concentrates
$2,897.6 7%
Total $43,392.7 100%

Top five Canadian exports to world, 2019

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Crude petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals
$90,318.3 17%
  1. Motor vehicles for passenger transport (other than buses/public transport)
$52,490.4 10%
  1. Gold
$20,355.1 4%
  1. Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals other than crude
$16,071.4 3%
  1. Motor vehicle parts (excluding body, chassis and engines)
$13,780.4 3%
Total $544,401.9 100%

Top five Canadian imports from world, 2019

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Motor vehicles for passenger transport (other than buses/public transport)
$37,698.9 6%
  1. Motor vehicle parts (excluding body, chassis and engines)
$26,310.1 4%
  1. Motor vehicles for the transport of goods
$20,500.1 3%
  1. Crude petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals
$18,941.8 3%
  1. Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals other than crude
$18,781.5 3%
Total $601,290.4 100%

Provincial distribution of exports to world, 2019

Commodity CDN $Millions Share of Total
  1. Ontario
$209,164.9 38.4%
  1. Alberta
$117,029.9 21.5%
  1. Quebec
$91,265.1 16.8%
  1. British Columbia
$43,392.7 8.0%
  1. Saskatchewan
$29,715.4 5.5%
  1. Manitoba
$15,819.7 2.9%
  1. Newfoundland & Labrador
$14,725.3 2.7%
  1. New Brunswick
$13,062.8 2.4%
  1. Nova Scotia
$6,049.4 1.1%
  1. Prince Edward Island
$1,492.4 0.3%
  1. Northwest Territories
$1,476.8 0.3%
  1. Nunavut
$1,191.0 0.2%
  1. Yukon
$16.6 0%
Canada Total $544,401.9 100%

Data source: Statistics Canada

Last updated: February 13, 2020