Canada's trade balance with European Union countries, 2008-2012
Last Updated: Oct. 29, 2013
The Conservative government has signed an agreement in principle on a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union, the world's largest economy. Canada imported more goods than it exported for 16 of the 28 countries in the EU in 2012, according to a CBC News analysis of Industry Canada's trade data. Canada's trade deficit with Germany ($10.7 billion) was the largest imbalance with the EU in 2012.
Click on the blue dots representing each of the countries on the map to see the trade numbers from 2008 to 2012 (the latest date for which data is available) in the table below. Negative numbers indicate when a trade deficit, meaning Canada imported more than it exported to that country. To get back to a view of all the countries on the map, click on any space adjacent to the map.
Source: Industry Canada | Analysis: CBC News