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Topics: Economy and Finance

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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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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.


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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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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...


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July 20, 2017

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The 2015/2016 recession and the Fort Mc Murray forest fires caused Alberta’s labour productivity to decline again in 2016 as companies saw output tumble that year. As a result, the 5-year productivity growth rate fell to an increase of only 0.5% per year between 2011 and 2016.


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May 18, 2017

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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 2016. Although rising oil and gas prices are expected to lead to some improvement for the...


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August 1, 2014

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(StatCan Product) Customization details:   This information product has been customized to present information on products produced and shipped (Manufacturing) in Alberta and Canada in 2012 based on the Survey of Manufactures and Logging. Annual Survey of Manufactures and Logging The Annual...


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May 17, 2016

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Between 2005 and 2015, Alberta’s international merchandise exports rose 21% to $92.3 billion. By comparison, Alberta exports rose 91% between 2004 and 2014. The much lower 10-year growth rate for 2015 is the result of sharply lower oil and gas prices in 2015.


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September 1, 2006

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Initiating a vision for, and a clear description of, a desirable economic future for Alberta.