Venezuela

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General Overview

Population:

27,635,743 (July 2011 est.)

GDP (purchasing power parity):

US $344.2 billion (2010 est.)

GDP per capita (PPP):

US $12,600 (2010 est.)

GDP (real growth rate):

-2.8% (2010 est.)

Industries:

  • Petroleum
  • Construction materials
  • Food processing
  • Textiles
  • Iron ore mining, steel, aluminum
  • Motor vehicle assembly

Imports:

US $31.37 billion (2010 est.)

Import commodities:

  • Raw materials
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Transport equipment
  • Construction materials

Exports:

US $64.87 billion (2010 est.)

Export commodities:

  • Petroleum
  • Bauxite and aluminum
  • Steel
  • Chemicals
  • Agricultural products
  • Basic manufactures

Alberta's exports to Venezuela:

CAN $83.1 million (2010)

Alberta's main exports to Venezuela:

  • Wheat
  • Malt
  • Pumps and parts
  • Boring or sinking machinery and parts
  • Condensers for steam or vapour power units
  • Drill pipe
  • Engines and parts
  • Gas turbines
  • Iron or steel articles
  • Surveying or geophysical instruments
  • Parts of taps, cocks and valves
  • Valves
  • Instruments for measuring liquids or gases
  • Iron or steel anchors, grapnels and parts
  • Other machinery and parts

Canada's main exports to Venezuela:

  • Wheat
  • Newsprint
  • Motor vehicle accessories and parts
  • Iron
  • Malt
  • Lentils
  • Potatoes
  • Unused postage, revenue stamps, cheque forms, etc.
  • Dolomite