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.
August 17, 2015
Between 2004 and 2014, Alberta’s international merchandise exports rose 91% to a record $121.4 billion. By comparison, exports from the rest of Canada rose only 15% over the same period. Although higher prices and volumes of crude oil exports were the main drivers of Alberta’s export growth, the...