Economic commentaries

Alberta Imports from the U.S. - an Update

August 3, 2017

Highlights:

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

Highlights:

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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