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Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It is one of the most developed countries in the world and in the top 10 most reputed countries in the world. This Franco-English speaking country is the world’s second-largest country by total area.

Canada boasts of various feathers in its hat with being the world’s tenth-largest economy, one of the least corrupt countries in the world, I one of the world’s top ten trading nation, highly globalized economy, etc.

Canada is famous for manufacturing, mining, and service sectors which have transformed the nation from a largely rural economy to an urbanized, industrial one. However, it gives very much importance to its primary sector, the forestry and petroleum industries. Canada is one of the few developed nations that are net exporters of energy having a 13 percent share of global oil reserves, comprising the world’s third-largest share after Venezuela and Saudi Arabia

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionDeveloped America
Capital CityOttawa
Government TypeFederal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Official LanguagesEnglish, French
CurrencyCanadian dollar, CAD
Phone Code +1
Important CitiesToronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Quebec City, Quebec, Hamilton, Ontario, Kitchener–Waterloo–Cambridge, Ontario, Victoria, British Columbia
National DayNational Day (1st Jul)
GDP (nominal)USD 2117.805 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking23
Primary IndustriesAgriculture, Mining, Fishing, Energy, Technology, Manufacturing, Services, Forestry
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsUSA, Greenland
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), Group of 10(G10), Group of 20(G20), Group of 7(G7), Group of 8+5(G8+5), Global Cultural Districts Network(GCDN), Lima Group(GL), International Monetary Fund(IMF), North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organization of American States(OAS), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organisation internationale de la Francophonie(OIF), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP), Uniting for Consensus(UFC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Other Products, Wood and Pulp, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Cereals & Pulses, Edible Oils & Seeds, Vegetables and Related Products, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Chemical Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Rubber and Products, Live Animals and Animal Products
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Gems & Jewellery, Chemical Products, Rubber and Products, Books and Papers, Fashion and Apparel, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Fruits and Nuts, Cosmetics and Accessories, Vegetables and Related Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Retail & Fmcg Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Glass and glassware, Animal Meat and Food Preperations
Total Exports ValueUSD 598.583 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 570.190 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 28.393 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaCanada And India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Currently Negociation
Major Exports to IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Wood and Pulp, Vegetables and Related Products, Books and Papers, Aviation Vehicles, Gems & Jewellery, Machinery & Appliances, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Other Products, Silk & Textiles
Major Imports from IndiaPharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Gems & Jewellery, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Chemical Products, Silk & Textiles, Fashion and Apparel, Plastics and Products, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Rubber and Products, Cereals & Pulses, Hides, Leather & Tannery
India's Imports ValueUSD 4,167.56 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 4,109.74 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 0 Million (Excess)
Indian Embassy Details for CanadaHigh Commission of India
H.E. Shri Sanjay Kumar Verma
Honourable High Commissioner
10, Springfield Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1M 1C9, Canada 
00-1-613-7443751 to 53

Consulate General of India in Toronto
Mr. Siddhartha Nath
Consul General
Suite , 700, 365 Bloor Street East ,Toronto, Ontario M4W 3 L4 Canada
00-1-416-9600751/52, 416-9604831

Consulate General of India in Vancouver
 Mr. Masakui Rungsung
Consul General
, 201-325, Howe Street Vancouver, V6C 1Z7 Canada

Embassy Details of Canada in IndiaCanada
High Commission of Canada
H.E. Mr. Cameron Mackay
High Commissioner
7/8, ShantipathChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-41782000 (O)

Consulate General in Chandigarh
Mr. Patrick Hebert
Consul General
SCO No. 54-55-56, Sector 17-A Chandigarh 160 017.
0172-5050300 (O)

Consulate General of Canada in Bengaluru
Mr. Benoit Prefontaine
Consul General
World Trade Center, 22nd Floor, 26/1, Dr. Rajkumar Road, Malleshwaram West, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru, 560055 India
91 80 4924 7000

Consulate General in Mumbai
Ms. Deidrah Kelly
Consul General
4th Floor, 41/42 Maker Chambers VI, Jamnalal Bajaj Marg Nariman Point Mumbai 400 021
+91-22-67494444 (O)