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Organizations: Advanced Education Publication Type: Fact Sheet Tags: exports

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October 20, 2015


In the first eight months of 2015, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports has fallen sharply by 21.3% compared to the same period of 2014, mainly as result of falling prices for crude oil and natural gas.

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August 17, 2015


Between 2004 and 2014, Alberta’s international merchandise exports rose 91% to a record $121.4 billion. By comparison, exports from the rest of Canada rose only 15% over the same period. Although higher prices and volumes of crude oil exports were the main drivers of Alberta’s export growth, the...

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June 30, 2015


International exports are one of the main drivers of the Alberta economy and the majority of Alberta exports are destined for the U.S. Therefore, the recent weakening of the Canadian dollar and the strong U.S. economy should benefit those Alberta sectors that are oriented towards exports to the U.S.