In June, exports rose to CAD 39.6 billion. Shipments of metal and non-metallic mineral products grew 11.6 percent. Exports of aircraft and other transportation equipment rose 24.2 percent. Shipments of aircraft led the overall gain, up 59.6 percent. Exports of motor vehicles and parts rose 5.5 percent; shipments of farm, fishing and intermediate food products fell 9.4 percent and exports of forestry products and building and packaging materials decreased 7.3 percent.
Imports increased to CAD 40.0 billion. An increase in imports of crude oil and crude bitumen and aircraft was partially offset by lower imports of lubricants and other petroleum refinery products, communications and audio and video equipment as well as pharmaceutical and medicinal products.
Exports to the United States grew 1.5 percent, while imports from the United States declined 0.8 percent. Imports from countries other than the United States increased 3.3 percent. The principal trading area "all other countries" led the increase, on higher imports of crude oil and crude bitumen. Exports to countries other than the United States were up 1.4 percent.