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2020
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Exports
: $19.3B, Rnk 2 / 217

2020
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Top Product
: $2.09B, Iron Ore

2020
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Exports
: $49.5B, Rnk 17 / 209

2020
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Top Product
: $5.53B, Broadcasting Equipment

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.93, Rnk 29 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.96, Rnk 28 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $1.65T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 9 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 1.74%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 155 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $14.7T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 2 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 142%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 5 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $43,295, CURRENT US$
Rnk 22 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -8.97%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 157 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $10,435, CURRENT US$
Rnk 68 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 129%, CURRENT US$
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Canada-China In 2020, Canada exported $19.3B to China. The main products that Canada exported to China are Iron Ore ($2.09B), Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp ($1.46B), and Wheat ($1.27B). During the last 25 years the exports of Canada to China have increased at an annualized rate of 7.5%, from $3.17B in 1995 to $19.3B in 2020.

In 2017, Canada exported services to China worth $2.45B, with Travel ($1.85B), Transportation ($541M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($63M) being the largest in terms of value.

China-Canada In 2020, China exported $49.5B to Canada . The main products that China exported to Canada were Broadcasting Equipment ($5.53B), Computers ($2.3B), and Other Cloth Articles ($1.96B). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 12.1%, from $2.82B in 1995 to $49.5B in 2020.

In 2020, China did not export any services to Canada.

Comparison In 2020,  Canada ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.93), and 12 in total exports ($371B). That same year, China ranked 28 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.96), and 1 in total exports ($2.65T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Canada exported $19.3B to China. The main products exported from Canada to China were Iron Ore ($2.09B), Sulfate Chemical Woodpulp ($1.46B), and Wheat ($1.27B). During the last 25 years the exports of Canada to China have increased at an annualized rate of 7.5%, from $3.17B in 1995 to $19.3B in 2020.

In 2020, China exported $49.5B to Canada. The main products exported from China to Canada were Broadcasting Equipment ($5.53B), Computers ($2.3B), and Other Cloth Articles ($1.96B). During the last 25 years the exports of China to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 12.1%, from $2.82B in 1995 to $49.5B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Canada
Top Destination
: United States, $264B

China
Top Destination
: United States, $438B

This map shows whether countries import more from Canada or China. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Canada and China or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from Canada than China were Bonaire ($58.7M), Botswana ($235M), and Bermuda ($61.3M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Canada were Hong Kong ($262B), United States ($438B), and Japan ($151B).

Comparative Advantage Canada - China

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Flow

This chart compares trade between Canada and China by product, considering products traded by both, Canada and China.

During 2020, Canada had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($3.95B), Vegetable Products ($3.87B), and Paper Goods ($2.41B).

During 2020, China had a large net trade with Canada in the exports of Machines ($19.4B), Miscellaneous ($6.26B), and Textiles ($6.05B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, Canada exported services to China worth $2.45B, with Travel ($1.85B), Transportation ($541M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($63M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Canada has comparative advantage over China. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Canada.