Canadian international merchandise trade, January 2021

Canada posted a trade surplus of $1.4 billion in January, the first since May 2019, owing to a sharp 8.1% increase in merchandise exports. It was also the largest surplus since July 2014. Imports rose 0.9% in January compared with the previous month.

To explore the most recent results of Canada's international merchandise trade in an interactive format, see the International merchandise trade monthly interactive dashboard.

This has been excerpted from a 5 March 2021 release by Statistics Canada.