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Why Attend

With several hundred attendees—many of whom hold executive leadership roles—the Alberta Export Awards provides a premier networking opportunity for attendees. Attending this event will allow you and your business to connect with leading and emerging industry decision-makers within the Alberta export sector.

Between 2006 and 2016, Alberta’s international merchandise rose to $76.9 billion and Alberta counted for 17% of Canadian exports in 2016. – Alberta’s International Exports by Industry: A 10-Year Review. – Alberta Government

Alberta’s Major Exports in 2016

In 2016, the US accounted for 86.4% of Alberta’s goods exports and imported $68.1 billion from the Alberta, primarily crude oil, natural gas and gas liquids, and ethylene polymers. Back in 2006, the US accounted for 88.4% of Alberta exports and in 2014, when oil prices were much higher, for a record 90.2% share. China is Alberta’s number two export market, importing $3.1 billion from Alberta, and had a 3.9% export share in 2016. The top export commodities to China are canola and canola products, ethylene glycol and wood pulp. Exports to Japan were $1.7 billion in 2016, mainly canola, wheat, pork and coal, and Japan accounted for 2.1% of Alberta’s exports in 2016. Exports to the European Union were $1.0 billion and the top commodities were nickel, wheat and durum wheat, canola and pet food. – Source: Alberta’s International Exports by Industry: A 10-Year Review. – Alberta Government

Data Source: Alberta’s International Exports by Industry: A 0-Year Review, 2006-2016. Download Report here.