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Factsheet: Canada and China
|Annual GDP||$2.0 trillion||$14.8 trillion|
|Chinese FDI in Canada*||$20,581 million|
|Canadian FDI in China*||$12,410|
|Canadian Service Exports to China*||$2,648 million|
|Canada Services Imports from China*||$2,427|
|Gross Debt/GPD ratio1||91.5%||42.9%|
Source: Statistics Canada (2016).
(*) based on 2015 data.
 IMF, World Economic Outlook Database, October 2016.
|Top Canadian exports to China||%||Top Canadian imports from China||%|
|1. Wood pulp||14.2||1. Computer and peripheral equipment||11.4|
|2. Oilseeds (except soybean)||10.2||2. Broadcasting and wireless communications equipment||7.6|
|3. Sawmills and wood preservation||5.3||3. Telephone apparatus||3.7|
|4. Automobile and light-duty motor vehicle manufacturing||5.0||4. Dolls, toys and games||3.4|
|5. Soybeans||4.5||5. Women’s cut and sew clothing||3.4|
|6. Animal slaughtering and processing||4.1||6. Audio and video equipment||2.9|
|7. Starch and vegetable fat and oil manufacturing||3.8||7. Household and institutional furniture||2.6|
|8. Copper, nickel, lead and zinc ore mining||3.8||8. Footwear||2.4|
|9. Coal mining||3.4||9. Other plastic products||2.1|
|10. Basic organic chemical manufacturing||3.1||10. Electrical equipment and components||1.9|
|Top 10 commodities exports to China as % of total||57.6||Top 10 commodities imports from China as % of total||41.4|
|China exports as % of Canadian total||4.1||China imports as % of Canadian total||12.1|
Percentages may not add up as they are rounded to the nearest percent.
Source: Trade Data Online. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. (2016). Top NAICS Industries exports and imports.
|Transportation and government services||$627||$1,236|
Values represented in millions of C$.
Source: Statistics Canada (2014).
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