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2020
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Exports
: $9.44B, Rnk 4 / 217

2020
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Top Product
: $1.01B, Pig Meat

2020
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Exports
: $8.14B, Rnk 18 / 213

2020
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Top Product
: $2.74B, Cars

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

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.19, Rnk 1 / 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
: $5.06T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -12.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 180 / 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
: $40,193, CURRENT US$
Rnk 25 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -10.6%, CURRENT US$
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Canada-Japan In 2020, Canada exported $9.44B to Japan. The main products that Canada exported to Japan are Pig Meat ($1.01B), Coal Briquettes ($938M), and Rapeseed ($899M). During the last 25 years the exports of Canada to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 0.16%, from $9.07B in 1995 to $9.44B in 2020.

In 2018, Canada exported services to Japan worth $799M, with Transportation ($438M), Travel ($336M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($25M) being the largest in terms of value.

Japan-Canada In 2020, Japan exported $8.14B to Canada . The main products that Japan exported to Canada were Cars ($2.74B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($1.03B), and Gold ($283M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 0.74%, from $6.76B in 1995 to $8.14B in 2020.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Canada worth $4.23B, with Services not allocated ($2.11B), Other business services ($1.09B), and Transportation ($402M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  Canada ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.93), and 12 in total exports ($371B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.19), and 4 in total exports ($623B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Canada exported $9.44B to Japan. The main products exported from Canada to Japan were Pig Meat ($1.01B), Coal Briquettes ($938M), and Rapeseed ($899M). During the last 25 years the exports of Canada to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 0.16%, from $9.07B in 1995 to $9.44B in 2020.

In 2020, Japan exported $8.14B to Canada. The main products exported from Japan to Canada were Cars ($2.74B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($1.03B), and Gold ($283M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 0.74%, from $6.76B in 1995 to $8.14B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Canada
Top Destination
: United States, $264B

Japan
Top Destination
: China, $133B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Canada than Japan were United States ($264B), United Kingdom ($13.2B), and Norway ($1.99B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than Canada were China ($133B), Chinese Taipei ($42.7B), and South Korea ($42.9B).

Comparative Advantage Canada - Japan

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Flow

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

During 2020, Canada had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Mineral Products ($2.9B), Vegetable Products ($1.96B), and Animal Products ($1.54B).

During 2020, Japan had a large net trade with Canada in the exports of Transportation ($4.07B), Machines ($2.22B), and Instruments ($342M).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Canada exported services to Japan worth $799M, with Transportation ($438M), Travel ($336M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($25M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Canada worth $4.23B, with Services not allocated ($2.11B), Other business services ($1.09B), and Transportation ($402M) 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 Japan. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Canada.