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November 29, 2017

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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.


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May 1, 2017

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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.


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March 30, 2016

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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.


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October 20, 2015

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In the first eight months of 2015, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports has fallen sharply by 21.3% compared to the same period of 2014, mainly as result of falling prices for crude oil and natural gas.


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June 30, 2015

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International exports are one of the main drivers of the Alberta economy and the majority of Alberta exports are destined for the U.S. Therefore, the recent weakening of the Canadian dollar and the strong U.S. economy should benefit those Alberta sectors that are oriented towards exports to the U.S.


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June 1, 2015

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In 2014, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports was a record $121.4 billion, up 17.9% from 2013, mainly as a result of strong growth for oil and gas. The recent drop in oil prices has led to a sharp decline in total exports in the first quarter and does not bode well for Alberta’s export...


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October 31, 2014

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In the first half of 2014, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports increased by 21.6% compared to the same period of 2013, mainly as result of rising natural gas prices and higher crude oil volumes and prices.


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July 2, 2014

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Between 2003 and 2013 Alberta’s international merchandise exports rose 82% to $103.7 billion. By comparison, exports from the rest of Canada rose only 14% over the same period. Although higher prices and volumes of crude oil exports were the main driver of Alberta’s export growth, the...


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May 2, 2013

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International merchandise exports are a major driver of Alberta’s economy, accounting for more than 30% of Alberta’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In 2012, the value of Alberta’s merchandise exports rose a meager 1.7% to $94.8 billion. However, this weak growth was the result of lower commodity...


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April 1, 2011

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Although the value of Alberta’s goods exports fell sharply by 37% between 2008 and 2009 as a result of the global recession, 2010’s value of $77.8 billion was still 41% higher than the $55.3 billion in exports of 2000. Most of the growth over the 10-year period was the result of a 58% jump in...