Canada's balance of international payments (Current account)

Related tables:   Balance of international payments.  

Canada's balance of international payments
(Current account)
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  $ millions
Current account          
Total receipts 619,808 632,436 657,383 721,198 726,105
Goods and services 540,969 550,735 573,082 624,593 622,832
Goods 456,613 461,511 480,280 528,849 523,631
Services 84,356 89,223 92,802 95,744 99,201
Travel 16,624 17,388 18,201 19,296 20,483
Transportation 13,588 14,031 14,508 14,940 15,179
Other services 54,145 57,804 60,093 61,508 63,539
Primary income 69,429 72,780 74,496 85,553 92,275
Compensation of employees 1,214 1,254 1,377 1,448 1,694
Investment income 68,215 71,526 73,119 84,105 90,582
Direct investments 43,985 45,050 44,474 51,593 53,211
Portfolio investments 19,032 20,993 23,146 25,698 29,144
Other investments 5,198 5,483 5,499 6,814 8,227
Secondary income 9,410 8,922 9,805 11,053 10,997
Private transfers 3,282 3,295 3,769 3,553 4,143
Government transfers 6,128 5,626 6,036 7,500 6,855
Total payments 668,889 698,116 717,050 766,091 791,819
Goods and services 562,198 586,645 602,822 643,208 670,231
Goods 456,045 474,800 486,842 524,058 547,277
Services 106,153 111,845 115,980 119,150 122,954
Travel 32,974 35,030 36,161 37,351 37,469
Transportation 23,674 23,735 24,073 24,738 25,587
Other services 49,505 53,080 55,746 57,062 59,897
Primary income 93,654 98,350 100,511 109,216 107,321
Compensation of employees 3,116 3,177 3,375 3,484 3,388
Investment income 90,538 95,174 97,136 105,732 103,934
Direct investments 45,050 48,162 47,697 51,601 44,134
Portfolio investments 39,546 41,437 43,057 46,477 50,776
Other investments 5,942 5,575 6,381 7,655 9,024
Secondary income 13,037 13,120 13,717 13,666 14,267
Private transfers 8,015 7,996 8,536 8,966 9,177
Government transfers 5,022 5,124 5,181 4,700 5,090
Total balance -49,081 -65,680 -59,666 -44,893 -65,714
Goods and services -21,229 -35,911 -29,740 -18,616 -47,399
Goods 567 -13,289 -6,562 4,791 -23,646
Services -21,797 -22,622 -23,178 -23,407 -23,753
Travel -16,351 -17,643 -17,960 -18,055 -16,986
Transportation -10,086 -9,703 -9,565 -9,798 -10,408
Other services 4,640 4,724 4,347 4,446 3,642
Primary income -24,225 -25,571 -26,014 -23,664 -15,046
Compensation of employees -1,902 -1,923 -1,998 -2,036 -1,694
Investment income -22,323 -23,648 -24,016 -21,627 -13,352
Direct investments -1,065 -3,112 -3,224 -7 9,077
Portfolio investments -20,514 -20,444 -19,910 -20,779 -21,632
Other investments -744 -92 -882 -841 -797
Secondary income -3,626 -4,199 -3,912 -2,614 -3,270
Private transfers -4,733 -4,701 -4,767 -5,413 -5,034
Government transfers 1,106 503 855 2,799 1,765

Find information related to this table (CANSIM table(s); Definitions, data sources and methods; The Daily; publications; and related Summary tables).