Canadian international merchandise trade, June 2017

Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world posted a $3.6 billion deficit in June, widening from a $1.4 billion deficit in May. Exports fell 4.3% to $46.5 billion in June. This sharp decrease was mainly due to lower exports of unwrought gold and energy products. Imports edged up 0.3% to $50.1 billion, led by an increase in gold bullion.

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