FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Trade surplus fell to the level of 2,644 million dollars in September from the 4.292 million registered in August, according to information by Statistics Canada.
August's trade surplus was upwardly revised from the level of 4,070 million originally posted. September's surplus came out well below market expectations of a reading of 3,900 million dollars.
Exports fell by 2.3% in September from August, with exports to United Kingdom registering the deepest fall by 14.1%. On the other hand, imports rose by 2.2% in the same period with imports to U.S. and United Kingdom rising by 1.4% and 8,0% respectively.