Statistics Canada figures show that Canada's foreign trade deficit increased significantly in June, from $1.3 billion in May to $3.2 billion in June.
while Canada's foreign trade deficit in June 2019 was only $858 million.
in June 2020, Canada imported $42.9 billion worth of goods, an increase of 21.8% over May. Among all kinds of imported goods, automobiles and auto parts increased significantly.
the value of Canadian exports in June was $39.7 billion, an increase of 17.1% over may, in which the export of automobiles and auto parts soared by 218%.
the United States and China are Canada's two major trading partners. Canada's trade surplus with the United States narrowed to $1.1 billion in June from $1.9 billion in May.
Canada's trade deficit with China in June was $1.6 billion.
as the Canadian economy is gradually emerging from the shadow of covid-19 virus pneumonia, Brian depratto, senior economist of TD Bank of Canada, believes that the Canadian economy will rebound strongly in the third quarter of this year.
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