Alberta

Province in Canada

Exports (2019): C$ 221B, Rnk 2/13

Top Destination (2019): C$ 207B, United States

Top Export (2019): C$ 148B, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Imports (2019): C$ 46.4B, Rnk 4/13

Top Origin (2019): C$ 35.9B, United States

Top Import (2019): C$ 9.41B, Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles

Economic Complexity (2019): -0.37, Rnk 7 / 13

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Alberta, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2019, Canada's Alberta exported C$ 221B, making it the 2nd largest exporter out of the 13 exporters in Canada. In 2019 the top exports of Alberta were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 148B), Natural gas in gaseous state (C$ 11.9B), Ethylene polymers; in primary forms, ethylene-alpha-olefin... (C$ 4.15B), Light petroleum distillates nes (C$ 3.21B), and Bovine cuts boneless, fresh or chilled (C$ 3.02B).

Imports: In 2019, Canada's Alberta imported C$ 46.4B, making it the 4th largest importer out of the 13 importers in Canada. In 2019 top imports of Alberta were Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (C$ 9.41B), Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >... (C$ 1.48B), Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances,... (C$ 655M), Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (C$ 450M), and Road tractors for semi-trailers (truck tractors) (C$ 430M).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Alberta according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Newsprint (1.27), Other Engines (1.07), Liquid Fuel Furnaces (1.02), Excavation Machinery (0.83), and Pig Meat (0.78). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): United States, C$ 207B

Top Product (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., C$ 148B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Alberta were United States (C$ 207B), China (C$ 4.22B), Japan (C$ 1.7B), Mexico (C$ 1.08B), and South Korea (C$ 625M).

In 2019 the top exports of Alberta were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 148B), Natural gas in gaseous state (C$ 11.9B), Ethylene polymers; in primary forms, ethylene-alpha-olefin... (C$ 4.15B), Light petroleum distillates nes (C$ 3.21B), and Bovine cuts boneless, fresh or chilled (C$ 3.02B).

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Exports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (Aug 2019 - Aug 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (Aug 2019 - Aug 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): United States, C$ 35.9B

Top Import (2019): Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles, C$ 9.41B

In 2019 the top import origins of Alberta were United States (C$ 35.9B), China (C$ 3.36B), Mexico (C$ 1.63B), Germany (C$ 663M), and United Kingdom (C$ 457M).

In 2019 the top imports of Alberta were Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (C$ 9.41B), Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >... (C$ 1.48B), Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances,... (C$ 655M), Grape wines nes, fortified wine or... (C$ 450M), and Road tractors for semi-trailers (truck tractors) (C$ 430M).

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Imports Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (Aug 2019 - Aug 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (Aug 2019 - Aug 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Alberta throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Alberta. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Canada

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Alberta ranks 7th out of the 13 provinces in Canada according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Alberta it is in position 7th considering its ECI in the last year.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Alberta already has a comparative advantage, are led by Soybeans (0.12), Nickel Mattes (0.12), Coal Briquettes (0.11), Raw Aluminium (0.11), and Radioactive Chemicals (0.11).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Alberta according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Newsprint (1.27), Other Engines (1.07), Liquid Fuel Furnaces (1.02), Excavation Machinery (0.83), and Pig Meat (0.78). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Semi chemical Woodpulp (18.5), Rapeseed Oil (14.2), Bovine (13.6), Crude Petroleum (13.5), and Other Vegetable Residues (12.6).

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since Alberta is more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Alberta. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Alberta exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a territory's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.