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

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October 20, 2015

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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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June 30, 2015

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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.


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June 1, 2015

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In 2014, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports was a record $121.4 billion, up 17.9% from 2013, mainly as a result of strong growth for oil and gas. The recent drop in oil prices has led to a sharp decline in total exports in the first quarter and does not bode well for Alberta’s export...


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October 31, 2014

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In the first half of 2014, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports increased by 21.6% compared to the same period of 2013, mainly as result of rising natural gas prices and higher crude oil volumes and prices.


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July 2, 2014

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Between 2003 and 2013 Alberta’s international merchandise exports rose 82% to $103.7 billion. By comparison, exports from the rest of Canada rose only 14% over the same period. Although higher prices and volumes of crude oil exports were the main driver of Alberta’s export growth, the...


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May 2, 2013

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International merchandise exports are a major driver of Alberta’s economy, accounting for more than 30% of Alberta’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In 2012, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports rose a meager 1.7% to $94.8 billion. However, this weak growth was the result of lower commodity...