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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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Exports
: $19.3B, Rnk 2 / 217

2020
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Top Product
: $2.09B, Iron Ore

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

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

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

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 142%, CURRENT US$
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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 PC 
: $10,435, CURRENT US$
Rnk 68 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 129%, 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

China-Canada In 2020, China exported $49.5B to Canada. The main products that China exported to Canada are 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.

Canada-China In 2020, Canada exported $19.3B to China . The main products that Canada exported 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 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.

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

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

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.

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.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

China
Top Destination
: United States, $438B

Canada
Top Destination
: United States, $264B

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

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

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

Comparative Advantage China - Canada

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Flow

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

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

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).

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