March 30, 2016
In 2015, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports fell sharply by 24% to $92.3 billion as a result of much lower prices for oil and gas.
May 1, 2017
After a 24% drop in 2015, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports fell by a further 14.6% in 2016 to $78.9 billion as much lower prices for oil and gas led to lower export revenues for oil and gas as well as for the manufacturing sectors that depend on the oil and gas sector.
November 29, 2017
Between 2006 and 2016, Alberta’s international merchandise exports rose 1.5 per cent to $78.9 billion. By comparison, Alberta exports rose 91 per cent between 2004 and 2014. The much lower 10-year growth rate for 2016 is mainly the result of the sharply lower oil and gas prices of 2015 and 2016.