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Topics: Economy and Finance Business and Industry Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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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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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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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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October 10, 2017

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Alberta’s manufacturing industry was in recession in 2015 and 2016 as a result of the dramatic drop in crude oil prices. Lower oil prices resulted in much lower selling prices of refinery products and caused oil and gas companies to drastically lower their capital spending which translated into...


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September 8, 2016

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The current economic recession has resulted in rapidly rising unemployment and a surge in the number of Employment Insurance beneficiaries 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...


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August 21, 2017

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The 2015/2016 recession resulted in rapidly rising unemployment and a surge in the number of Employment Insurance (EI) beneficiaries in Alberta. Last year’s wildfires also led to a sharp increase in EI beneficiaries in the Wood Buffalo area. The Alberta economy is bouncing back from the recession...


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November 2, 2018

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Reports on the travel of the Honourable Deron Bilous, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, to Seattle and Spokane, Washington. The purpose of the trip was to promote the Canada-U.S. relationship and the importance of energy infrastructure and NAFTA. Includes the objectives and results of...


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February 1, 2019

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These 50 fact sheets highlight the economic connections between the province of Alberta and every U.S. state.


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November 29, 2018

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In January 2009, the Minster of Finance and Enterprise traveled to Norway, the Netherlands, and Ireland to look at best practices in savings strategies, pension management and economic development, and to discuss recent events in world financial markets and their potential impact on Alberta’s...


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November 1, 2018

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Contains information on the supports available to small businesses in the north west region of Alberta. This document is updated periodically and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the supports available to small businesses in the region.