Canadian international merchandise trade, August 2020

After two months of strong growth, Canadian merchandise exports and imports stabilized in August. Imports fell 1.2%, while exports were down 1.0%. As a result, Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed slightly, from $2.5 billion in July to $2.4 billion in August.

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

This has been excerpted from a 6 October 2020 release by Statistics Canada.