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63 results found for: economic development and trade

Topics: Business and Industry Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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September 22, 2016

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Only 1% of Canada’s GDP can be contributed directly to research and development (R&D) and software. The true value of R&D to the economy is difficult to measure as they provide significant indirect value through support for the advancement of knowledge and innovation across industries. In...


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November 22, 2016

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The sharp deterioration in crude oil prices of the past two years has not only had impacts on Alberta’s business sector and on government finances, but is also affecting Alberta’s consumers as they are less confident about their job situation and are cutting back on their household purchases as a...


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January 1, 2017

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This fact sheet summarizes information about building products and technologies in Alberta.


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January 1, 2013

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Presents a profile of Alberta’s aerospace and defence industry.


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January 1, 2013

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Presents a profile of Alberta’s environmental products and services industry.


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January 30, 2017

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The plastic resins and plastic products sectors are closely tied as most of the goods that the plastic products sector purchases to produce its products come from the plastic resins sector. In 2015, Alberta’s plastic resins and plastic products industry had revenues of $6.3 billion, accounting...


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October 18, 2016

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Weak oil prices and reduced investment by oil and gas companies is also impacting companies that supply machinery and equipment to the oil and gas sector and to construction firms that are working on oil and gas investment projects. The three sectors that make up the Oil and Gas Supply Chain...


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December 12, 2016

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Presents information on Alberta’s chemicals and petroleum refining (CPR) sector, which accounted for 39 per cent of total manufacturing revenues in Alberta in 2015. This sector’s revenues rose strongly between 2005 and 2014, but are sharply lower in 2015 and 2016 as lower crude oil input prices...


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August 12, 2019

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Reports on the travel of the Honourable Tanya Fir, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, travelled to Tokyo and Seoul on behalf of Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen, on June 5-11 2019. The Minister was joining federal International Trade Diversification Minister Jim...


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December 15, 2010

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The purpose of this trip was to promote the dynamic agricultural sector of the New West Partnership region, gain insights on emerging opportunities and constraints to growing trade, and to undertake advocacy and advance Alberta’s trade and investment interests.