Overall, imports from Canada to its trading partners around the world were up 22.8% from 2010 to 2014.
Canada’s Fastest-Growing Import Partners
Listed below in descending order below are the fastest-growing import countries for Canada’s exported products. These nations boosted imports from Canada by the greatest percentages over the five-year period ending in 2014.
- Botswana: Up 13,607% since 2010 (US$498,230,000)
- Malta: Up 604.5% ($746,023,000)
- Mozambique: Up 561.8% ($82,130,000)
- Barbados: Up 355.4% ($177,946,000)
- Côte d’Ivoire: Up 244.7% ($74,554,000)
- Hong Kong: Up 127.4% ($4,137,033,000)
- Nigeria: Up 122.1% ($480,509,000)
- Cameroon: Up 113.4% ($61,532,000)
- Qatar: Up 104.7% ($172,824,000)
- Italy: Up 103.2% ($3,782,819,000)
- Morocco: Up 97.4% ($358,479,000)
- Azerbaijan: Up 92.4% ($37,238,000)
- Sudan (North + South): Up 85.7% ($212,087,000)
- Chile: Up 80.8% ($1,031,608,000)
- Lithuania: Up 80.1% ($69,145,000)
Unmounted and unset diamonds were the fastest-growing Canadian products imported into Botswana, while aircraft exports sales surged from Canada to Malta.
Wheat and meslin were the fastest-growing Canadian imports into Mozambique over the 5-year review period. Processed petroleum oils were the leading gainer among Canadian shipments to Barbados.
See also Canada’s Top Import Partners and Highest Value Canadian Export Products
International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook Database (GDP based on Purchasing Power Parity). Accessed on April 1, 2015
The World Factbook, Field Listing: Imports, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on April 1, 2015
Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis. Accessed on April 1, 2015