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Organizations: Economic Development and Trade

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March 1, 2017

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Highlights key components in the relationship between Alberta and Bangladesh. Topics covered include: an overview of the relationship; trade and investment between the two regions; any existing education partnerships or relationships; emerging opportunities; recent notable visits by...


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December 17, 2018

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Highlights key components in the relationship between Alberta and Guangdong. Topics covered include: an overview of the relationship; trade and investment between the two regions; any existing education partnerships or relationships; emerging opportunities; recent notable visits by...


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July 8, 2016

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Capital investment was the largest contributor to Alberta’s economic growth between the mid-nineties and 2014. However, low oil and gas prices resulted in declining capital investment in Alberta in 2015 and capital investment is expected to remain a drag on economic growth in 2016 as energy...


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April 4, 2016

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The fact sheet Highlights: - The energy sector contributes directly to nearly one quarter of provincial gross domestic product (23%). - The contribution share rises to 29 percent when including construction from the energy sector. - The contribution share rises further to 42 percent, when...


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January 1, 2015

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Presents information about refining opportunities in petrochemicals and biochemicals sectors.


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January 1, 2017

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Presents a profile of Alberta’s aerospace education facilities and training capacity.


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January 1, 2017

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Presents a profile of Alberta’s unmanned vehicle systems industry.


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August 3, 2016

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The current recession caused Alberta’s labour productivity to decline sharply in 2015 as companies saw output fall that year while major payroll cuts were often postponed until 2016. As a result, the 5-year productivity growth rate fell from an average annual increase of 2.3% between 2009 and...


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January 29, 2018

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Alberta’s engineering sector is the largest in the country. However, its success is closely tied to Alberta’s oil and gas sector and that sector’s 2015/2016 downturn has also led to falling revenues in the engineering sector.


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June 14, 2016

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The current economic slowdown has resulted in rapidly rising unemployment in Alberta. The hardest hit municipalities are those that depend on the oil and gas services sector which saw the largest employment losses during the past year or on sectors that in turn depend on the oil and gas sector...