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Canada's Global Performance

Map: Canada’s Global Trade Performance. The map shows data on Canadian direct investment abroad (2007), foreign direct investment in Canada (2007), two-way merchandise trade (2007), and two-way trade services (2005) in C$ billions.

North America: Canadian direct investment abroad, 231; foreign direct investment in Canada, 289; two-way merchandise trade, 598; and two-way trade services, 86. Total for North America: $1.2 trillion.

Latin America and the Caribbean: Canadian direct investment abroad, 112; foreign direct investment in Canada, 18; two-way merchandise trade, 20; and two-way trade services, 9.7. Total for Latin America and the Caribbean: $160 billion.

Europe: Canadian direct investment abroad, 135; foreign direct investment in Canada, 157; two-way merchandise trade, 101; and two-way trade services, 30. Total for Europe: $423.6 billion.

Asia-Pacific: Canadian direct investment abroad, 32; foreign direct investment in Canada, 29; two-way merchandise trade, 112; and two-way trade services, 16. Total for Asia-Pacific: $188.7 billion.

Africa and the Middle East: Canadian direct investment abroad, 4.6; foreign direct investment in Canada, 6.7; two-way merchandise trade, 20; and two-way trade services, 7. Total for Africa and the Middle East: $35.7 billion.

Source: Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.