Canada: Trade freedom

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 Canada

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 84
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 84
 Min - Max 75 - 89
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Canada during that period was 84 points with a minimum of 75 points in 1995 and a maximum of 89 points in 2021. The latest value from 2024 is 84 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Canada - Trade freedom - Recent values chart

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Canada - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Trade Freedom index for Canada measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).

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