9 July 2013
Exports fall but imports steady in May
OTTAWA—Canadian printing exports slid more than 11% in May compared to the previous year, while imports rose 2% over May 2012.

Exports to the U.S. were $52.2 million in May, down from $58.5 million in 2012. Imports during the same corresponding periods hiked from $61.2 million to $69.2 million.

The trade balance is down 27%.

All Countries May 2013 May 2012 % change
Total exports (in millions) 69.5 78.5 -11.47
Total imports 106.0 108.5 2.36
Trade balance -157.4 -123.9 -27

Canada/U.S. May 2013 May 2012 % change
Exports to U.S. (in millions) 52.2 58.5 -10.77
Imports from U.S. 69.2 61.2 13.07

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