Canadian international merchandise trade, June 2021

In June, a sharp increase in exports resulted in Canada's merchandise trade balance returning to a surplus position, reaching $3.2 billion. This follows a $1.6 billion deficit in May. Exports of goods rose 8.7% in June, while imports decreased 1.0%.

Consult the "International trade monthly interactive dashboard" to explore the most recent results of Canada's international trade in an interactive format.

Record high in exports

Total exports reached a record $53.8 billion in June, up 8.7% or $4.3 billion compared with the previous month. Excluding the strong fluctuations of 2020, the increase in value in June was the largest on record. Exports were up in 9 of the 11 product sections and non-energy exports rose 5.5%. In real (or volume) terms, total exports increased 7.0%...

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