Exports

Canadian canola exports – current year

Where does Canadian canola seed, oil and meal go? These tables break down current canola exports by month, historic exports by year and provide average prices for these products.

By calendar year

Canola seed

Canadian canola seed exports – 2021

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: September 21, 2021

Metric Tonnes

Canola oil

Canadian canola oil exports – 2021

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: September 21, 2021
Metric Tonnes

Canola meal

Canadian canola meal exports – 2021

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: September 21, 2021
Metric Tonnes


By crop year

Canola seed

Canadian canola seed exports – 2020-21

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: September 21, 2021
Metric Tonnes

TOTAL TO DATE Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
TOTAL – ALL MARKETS 10,513,218 833,058 966,254 1,130,080 1,250,880 979,702 984,517 849,652 960,135 629,790 724,234 681,525 523,390
Bangladesh 231,956 38,495 0 0 1,571 88,375 9,172 78,343 16,000 0 0 0 0
China 2,714,066 258,826 118,319 301,471 258,725 251,082 260,676 126,073 242,455 246,927 179,995 310,424 159,093
EU-27 1,751,478 186,646 217,471 231,080 386,531 251,105 159,208 135,810 84,500 48,300 0 50,773 54
Israel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2,290,873 142,995 189,651 238,485 224,601 185,872 187,844 199,869 186,381 144,502 207,124 168,218 215,331
Mexico 1,345,840 51,415 217,110 46,633 154,470 6,016 126,000 118,430 128,100 84,200 202,941 101,119 109,405
Nepal 43,707 11,372 3,725 6,852 11,121 9,218 484 460 474 0 0 0 0
Pakistan 660,414 62,459 0 139,765 72,500 65,100 107,556 87,124 64,800 61,110 0 0 0
U.A.E. 996,681 62,578 181,586 120,098 105,592 84,205 90,689 75,936 180,491 0 95,506 0 0
U.S. 427,928 14,431 21,380 27,860 34,886 35,951 41,718 26,415 55,368 43,101 38,335 49,907 38,577
Others 50,276 3,841 17,011 17,837 884 2,778 1,171 1,192 1,566 1,649 332 1,085 930

Canola oil

Canadian canola oil exports – 2020-21

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: September 21, 2021
Metric Tonnes

TOTAL TO DATE Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
TOTAL – ALL MARKETS 3,393,639 303,547 218,714 264,383 264,188 301,426 293,321 251,556 347,977 318,817 280,957 258,608 290,144
Chile 93,579 63 16,063 0 14,401 11,504 0 61 22,919 233 267 28,048 21
China 1,183,768 144,117 44,462 105,169 86,838 127,783 122,252 114,332 138,856 122,428 85,420 53,957 38,154
Colombia 2,280 94 1,153 26 54 37 177 129 108 157 104 92 149
Hong Kong 16,518 51 4,047 40 0 4,017 27 27 2,097 2,027 2,078 27 2,081
India 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 11,089 180 4,079 3,512 346 153 564 447 475 405 478 372 80
Malaysia 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 22 0
Mexico 160,457 9,880 10,863 15,627 10,231 10,435 13,803 8,404 16,958 18,545 15,127 11,269 19,315
S. Korea 153,969 13,674 6,088 2,025 27,532 7,122 15,461 9,171 12,668 26,719 12,419 5,074 16,015
Taiwan 8,046 0 2,000 0 0 2,000 0 26 0 2,000 2,020 0 0
U.S. 1,750,724 134,414 129,035 137,399 124,055 136,137 140,515 118,393 152,999 142,316 162,360 159,270 213,829
Others 13,145 1,072 924 586 732 2,238 522 567 895 3,989 642 478 501

Canola meal

Canadian canola meal exports – 2020-21

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: September 21, 2021
Metric Tonnes

TOTAL TO DATE Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
TOTAL – ALL MARKETS 5,310,079 432,926 328,175 500,140 417,218 472,704 443,592 405,569 564,752 452,438 397,522 496,650 398,393
China 1,607,682 155,472 75,512 175,228 83,624 161,543 94,106 138,101 148,933 131,449 123,205 199,644 120,865
Hong Kong 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 25,114 273 275 1,393 1,234 1,686 2,480 3,401 1,822 3,505 2,972 3,510 2,565
Thailand 18,342 0 0 0 0 0 3,807 3,630 10,905 0 0 0 0
U.S. 3,579,447 277,181 252,389 323,520 332,361 308,356 343,199 259,512 325,648 317,483 271,345 293,490 274,962
Vietnam 2,045 0 0 0 0 1,119 0 926 0 0 0 0 0
Others 77,450 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77,444 0 0 6 0

Canadian canola exports – historic 

By calendar year

Canola seed

Canadian canola seed exports – 2011 to current

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: February 15, 2021
Metric tonnes

wdt_ID CALENDAR YEAR 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
1 TOTAL – ALL MARKETS 11,776,560 8,247,071 10,299,007 11,552,798 10,543,801 9,206,373 9,673,461 6,932,252 8,333,068 7,889,969
2 Bangladesh 448,998 201,989 27,555 61,961 112,329 98,614 0 0 147,006 152,303
3 China 2,576,168 1,544,608 4,866,647 4,511,090 3,542,468 3,773,450 4,261,101 2,870,232 2,986,610 1,333,692
4 EU-27 2,523,391 1,311,147 360,020 678,919 590,942 343,430 63,825 48 101,491 336,747
5 Israel 8,800 17,733 0 10,025 18,296 0 0 0 0 8,969
6 Japan 2,300,216 2,074,093 2,265,011 2,385,132 2,280,645 2,053,083 2,271,054 2,227,929 2,349,398 2,327,906
7 Mexico 1,272,870 1,036,166 1,248,649 1,719,536 1,477,680 1,419,620 1,404,880 1,210,626 1,542,718 1,443,342
8 Nepal 92,062 46,132 40,754 4,964 261 242 0 0 0 1,965
9 Pakistan 790,341 772,339 479,174 790,490 1,346,371 685,761 318,639 0 228,444 812,709
10 U.A.E. 1,148,213 744,598 401,598 809,935 629,933 397,733 313,639 82,488 533,666 803,082

Canola oil

Canadian canola oil exports – 2011 to current

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: February 15, 2021
Metric tonnes

wdt_ID CALENDAR YEAR 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
1 TOTAL – ALL MARKETS 3,374,517 3,160,406 3,233,305 3,069,726 2,904,660 2,543,885 2,340,805 2,261,062 2,663,034 2,487,425
2 Chile 122,487 121,935 110,515 107,616 31,072 46,132 92,004 40,013 37,702 21,968
3 China 1,099,959 871,523 1,158,385 688,408 601,088 606,932 500,509 885,180 1,002,405 563,867
4 Colombia 2,280 2,142 1,219 900 5,848 1,546 4,234 3,650 3,487 7,374
5 EU-27 48,177 0 0 11,005 37,411 16,984 6,721 10,006 30,675 182,658
6 Hong Kong 30,529 27,692 30,759 40,188 38,132 51,597 30,208 7,751 36,710 24,380
7 India 17,002 15,047 0 106 35,293 7,409 1,188 1,628 16,321 394
8 Japan 34,948 28,418 11,671 4,050 7,601 7,892 4,579 9,756 18,055 22,657
9 Malaysia 30,869 45,443 23,247 51,356 63,990 36,245 12,384 3,000 23,750 26,008
10 Mexico 117,482 90,539 66,457 69,340 47,118 62,522 36,115 19,381 13,597 54,412

Canola meal

Canadian canola meal exports – 2011 to current

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
Updated: February 15, 2021
Metric tonnes


Average export values for Canadian canola

By calendar year

Canola seed

Canadian canola seed average export values – 2012 to current

Source: Statistics Canada*
Updated: September 21, 2021
CAD $/metric tonne

* SOURCES
August 2012 to Present: Statistics Canada Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
January 2011 – July 2012: Statistics Canada Basis in Store Pacific Coast, #1 Canada, Cereals & Oilseeds Review

Canola oil

Canadian canola crude oil average export values – 2012 to current

Source: Statistics Canada*
Updated: September 21, 2021
CAD $/metric tonne

* SOURCES
August 2012 to Present: Statistics Canada Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
January 2011 to July 2012: Statistics Canada (Crude Degummed Oil) F.O.B. Vancouver, Cereals & Oilseeds Review

Canola meal

Canadian canola meal average export values – 2012 to current

Source: Statistics Canada*
Updated: September 21, 2021
CAD $/metric tonne

* SOURCES
August 2012 to Present: Statistics Canada Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
January 2011 to July 2012: Statistics Canada F.O.B. Vancouver, Cereals & Oilseeds Review


By crop year

Canola seed

Canadian canola seed average export values – 2011-12 to current

Source: Statistics Canada*
Updated: September 21, 2021
CAD $/metric tonne

* SOURCES
August 2012 to Present: Statistics Canada Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
August 2010 – July 2012: Statistics Canada Basis in Store Pacific Coast, #1 Canada, Cereals & Oilseeds Review

Canola oil

Canadian canola crude oil average export values – 2011-12 to current

Source: Statistics Canada*
Updated: September 21, 2021
CAD $/metric tonne

* SOURCES
August 2012 to Present: Statistics Canada Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
August 2010 to July 2012: Statistics Canada (Crude Degummed Oil) F.O.B. Vancouver, Cereals & Oilseeds Review

Canola meal

Canadian canola meal average export values – 2011-12 to current

Source: Statistics Canada*
Updated: September 21, 2021
CAD $/metric tonne

* SOURCES
August 2012 to Present: Statistics Canada Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database
August 2010 to July 2012: Statistics Canada F.O.B. Vancouver, Cereals & Oilseeds Review