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$2TCURRENT US$
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2011-2021
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11.6%CURRENT US$
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2021
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$23.3TCURRENT US$
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49.5%CURRENT US$
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2021
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$52,359CURRENT US$
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0.26%CURRENT US$
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$70,219CURRENT US$
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40.3%CURRENT US$
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About

Canada-United States In 2021, Canada exported $355B to United States. The main products that Canada exported to United States are Crude Petroleum ($78.8B), Cars ($26.4B), and Petroleum Gas ($13.4B). During the last 26 years the exports of Canada to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 3.57%, from $143B in 1995 to $355B in 2021.

In 2020, Canada exported services to United States worth $25.5B, with Computer and information services ($7.68B), Transportation ($5.45B), and Financial services ($5.08B) being the largest in terms of value.

United States-Canada In 2021, United States exported $259B to Canada. The main products that United States exported to Canada were Cars ($13.8B), Delivery Trucks ($12B), and Refined Petroleum ($10.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 3.18%, from $115B in 1995 to $259B in 2021.

In 2017, United States exported services to Canada worth $69.8B, with Travel ($18.1B), Financial services ($13.9B), and Other business services ($12.6B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  Canada ranked 32 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.9), and 9 in total exports ($484B). That same year, United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 2 in total exports ($1.63T).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Canada exported $355B to United States. The main products exported from Canada to United States were Crude Petroleum ($78.8B), Cars ($26.4B), and Petroleum Gas ($13.4B). During the last 26 years the exports of Canada to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 3.57%, from $143B in 1995 to $355B in 2021.

In 2021, United States exported $259B to Canada. The main products exported from United States to Canada were Cars ($13.8B), Delivery Trucks ($12B), and Refined Petroleum ($10.1B). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 3.18%, from $115B in 1995 to $259B in 2021.

Exports from Canada (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2021)

Exports from United States (Flag) to Canada (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
Canada
Top Destination
United States$355B
United States
Top Destination
Canada$259B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Canada than United States were Malta ($517M), Iran ($322M), and Botswana ($232M).

In 2021, countries that imported more from United States than Canada were Mexico ($247B), China ($151B), and South Korea ($66.4B).

Difference in imports from United States (Flag) and Canada (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Canada - United States

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Canada had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Mineral Products ($110B), Transportation ($46.5B), and Machines ($34.2B).

During 2021, United States had a large net trade with Canada in the exports of Machines ($55.9B), Transportation ($47.9B), and Chemical Products ($27.9B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2020, Canada exported services to United States worth $25.5B, with Computer and information services ($7.68B), Transportation ($5.45B), and Financial services ($5.08B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2017, United States exported services to Canada worth $69.8B, with Travel ($18.1B), Financial services ($13.9B), and Other business services ($12.6B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from Canada (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2020)

Services Exports from United States (Flag) to Canada (Flag) (2017)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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 United States. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over Canada.

Product Space of Canada (Flag) and United States (Flag) (2021)

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