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Canada - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

GDP (billions USD)1.611.781.821.821.89
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)33222
GDP per capita47.3751.6552.351.8753.12
General government balance-4-3-3-3-2
Inflation rate23212
Current account (billions USD)-57-49-62-57-59
Current account (annual % change)-4-3-3-3-3
Unemployment rate87777


Value added (annual % change)-72---
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Value added (annual % change)-116---
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Exchange Rate

Exchange Rate11111

Foreign trade in figures

Imports of goods329.9402.69463.41474.91474.35
Exports of goods316.72387.48452.13454.79458.14
Imports of services77.5895.16104.36105.15104.92
Exports of services57.4871.9678.2277.5377.79
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-131363-
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-14651-
Trade Balance-6.16-9.37585-12.03-
Current account-38.38-
Share of foreign trade in GDP59616363-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP3313232-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP2929313-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

FDI inward flow61.55322.729.08641.38645.375
FDI stock449.566548.348591.873586.999636.972
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies17/18120/18153/18157/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies11/141--17/177
Number of Greenfield investments***35734731745137
FDI (in % of GFCF****)18881111
FDI (in % of GDP)341383436
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