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2020
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Exports
: $264B, Rnk 1 / 217

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Top Product
: $45.4B, Crude Petroleum

2020
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Exports
: $218B, Rnk 1 / 218

2020
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Top Product
: $10.6B, Cars

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 0.93, Rnk 29 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.56, Rnk 9 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $1.65T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 9 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 1.74%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 155 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $21T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 39.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 78 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $43,295, CURRENT US$
Rnk 22 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -8.97%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 157 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $63,593, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 31.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 57 / 195

Canada-United States In 2020, Canada exported $264B to United States. The main products that Canada exported to United States are Crude Petroleum ($45.4B), Cars ($29.7B), and Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($8.02B). During the last 25 years the exports of Canada to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 2.49%, from $143B in 1995 to $264B in 2020.

In 2018, Canada exported services to United States worth $15.3B, with Travel ($8.56B), Transportation ($6.42B), and Government services, n.i.e. ($330M) being the largest in terms of value.

United States-Canada In 2020, United States exported $218B to Canada. The main products that United States exported to Canada were Cars ($10.6B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($10.3B), and Delivery Trucks ($10.2B). During the last 25 years the exports of United States to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 2.59%, from $115B in 1995 to $218B in 2020.

In 2011, United States exported services to Canada worth $43.7B, with Travel ($20.4B), Royalties and license fees ($10.2B), and Transportation ($7.95B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  Canada ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.93), and 12 in total exports ($371B). That same year, United States ranked 9 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.56), and 2 in total exports ($1.34T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Canada exported $264B to United States. The main products exported from Canada to United States were Crude Petroleum ($45.4B), Cars ($29.7B), and Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($8.02B). During the last 25 years the exports of Canada to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 2.49%, from $143B in 1995 to $264B in 2020.

In 2020, United States exported $218B to Canada. The main products exported from United States to Canada were Cars ($10.6B), Motor vehicles; parts and accessories (8701 to 8705) ($10.3B), and Delivery Trucks ($10.2B). During the last 25 years the exports of United States to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 2.59%, from $115B in 1995 to $218B in 2020.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Canada
Top Destination
: United States, $264B

United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $218B

This map shows whether countries import more from Canada or United States. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Canada and United States or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from Canada than United States were Iran ($308M), Botswana ($235M), and Malta ($196M).

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Canada were Mexico ($196B), China ($122B), and Germany ($59.2B).

Comparative Advantage Canada - United States

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Flow

This chart compares trade between Canada and United States by product, considering products traded by both, Canada and United States.

During 2020, Canada had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Mineral Products ($63.9B), Transportation ($48.1B), and Machines ($29.8B).

During 2020, United States had a large net trade with Canada in the exports of Machines ($51.1B), Transportation ($41.1B), and Chemical Products ($21.5B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Canada exported services to United States worth $15.3B, with Travel ($8.56B), Transportation ($6.42B), and Government services, n.i.e. ($330M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2011, United States exported services to Canada worth $43.7B, with Travel ($20.4B), Royalties and license fees ($10.2B), and Transportation ($7.95B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Canada has comparative advantage over United States. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over Canada.