Economic commentaries

Alberta Imports from the U.S. - an Update

August 3, 2017


Last May, we released a commentary in which we tried to estimate how much merchandise Alberta imports from the U.S. Surprisingly, Statistics Canada has now released a new database that includes provincial estimates for imports from the U.S. Hence, the need for an update of the import commentary.



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Jan Reurink
Economic Information and Statistics
Alberta Economic Development and Trade

Economic Trends by Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

Economic recovery gaining momentum

June 2017


The labour market has held the strong gains it saw in March 2017 and full time employment is replacing part-time work. Retail sales, manufacturing shipments and exports have all rebounded strongly. After two years of continuous decline, the number of housing units under construction has started to rise. Non-residential construction, on the other hand, continues to decline. This month’s inFocus looks at the recovery in Alberta’s manufacturing sector.


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