Canada's Merchandise Trade with India

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Canada’s Trade with India (C$)
 January - DecemberJanuary - September
Trade Balance-565,515,500-195,685,979-91,017,107-51,421,047

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. November 8, 2014.
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada. 


Canada’s Merchandise Trade with India, 2013
 Canadian Imports from IndiaCanadian Exports to India
 Merchandise Classification%Merchandise Classification%
1Organic chemicals8.99Edible vegetables, roots and tubers26.12
2Pearls, precious stones or metals7.87Fertilizers11.00
3Iron or steel articles6.97Paper and paperboard9.99
4Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc.6.57Pearls, precious stones or metals8.71
5Mineral fuels, oils5.94Mineral fuels, oils8.20
6Woven clothing and apparel articles5.85Ores, slag and ash7.40
7Pharmaceutical products5.73Woodpulp; paper or paperboard scraps4.81
8Other textile articles, etc.4.76Aircraft and spacecraft4.27
9Knitted or crocheted apparel4.16Boilers, mechanical appliances, etc.3.32
10Electrical machinery and equipment3.87Electrical machinery and equipment2.49
 Top 10 as % of Total from India60.69Top 10 as % of Total To India86.31
 Indian Imports as % of Cdn Total0.63Indian Exports as % of Cdn Total0.63

Source: Trade Data Online. Industry Canada. March 17, 2014.
Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada.

Note: All merchandise is assigned Harmonised System (HS) codes in order that accurate trade records can be kept, tariffs collected appropriately, customs procedures followed, and so forth. The HS system of codes, at its most disaggregated, assigns a 10-digit code to a given item. As the degree of aggregation increases, the number of digits in the code decreases. Thus, for example, the 6-digit HS code assigned to a motor vehicle with a spark-type ignition and a cylinder capacity of more than 3000 cc is 870323. The 2-digit HS code (in this case it is 87) includes not only this type of vehicle, but also many other types of vehicles and a wide variety of vehicle accessories and parts. The table above is based on Harmonised System (HS) codes at the 2-digit level. To learn more about the HS Code system used by Statistics Canada go to