Economic commentaries

Alberta's Plastic Resins and Plastic Products Industry

January 30, 2017


The plastic resins and plastic products sectors are closely tied as most of the goods that the plastic products sector purchases to produce its products come from the plastic resins sector. In 2015, Alberta’s plastic resins and plastic products industry had revenues of $6.3 billion, accounting for 9.4% of total manufacturing revenues.

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Jan Reurink
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Alberta Economic Development and Trade

Economic Trends by Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

The Road to Recovery

March 2017


Alberta’s economy will expand in 2017, with real GDP forecast to rise 2.6%. Activity is picking up in the province and many economic indicators are now rising, more than two years after oil prices began their descent. However, the recovery is expected to be moderate.

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