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In 2018, Alberta exported $64.46M worth of goods to Kuwait, making it the 39th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2018, Alberta exported $64.46M worth of goods to Kuwait, making it the 39th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2018, Alberta exported $64.46M worth of goods to Kuwait, making it the 39th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.

About Kuwait

FAST FACTS

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ALBERTA EXPORTS TO KUWAIT Information Icon

VALUE OF ALBERTA EXPORTS TO KUWAIT
2018
$72.9M
+163.8% y/y
TRADING PARTNER RANK

#37

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VALUE OF KUWAIT IMPORTS
2017
$43.0B
-4% y/y
TOP IMPORT MARKETS
  • 1. China 15.8%

  • 2. United States 11%

  • 3. United Arab Emirates 8.7%

  • 4. Saudi Arabia 5.5%

  • 5. Germany 5.2%

ALBERTA-KUWAIT RELATIONS

  • Kuwait was allocated some 50 scholarships for university studies in Canada, and interest is growing in Canada as a destination of choice for port-secondary education.
  • There has been a mutually-supportive pattern of political cooperation between Canada and Kuwait, based largely on a commonality of views and interests.
  • In May 2017, Pembina and PIC executed a 50/50 joint venture on a proposed integrated propylene and polypropylene production facility in Sturgeon County, Alberta. The new entity is Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation (CKPC).
  • April 2016 – Pembina Pipeline Corporation announced a joint feasible study with Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C. (“Pic”), s subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, for evaluating of a world-scale combined propane dehydrogenation (“PDH”) and polypropylene upgrading facility in Alberta.

Trade Agreements:

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Kuwait-Alberta Relations

CONTACTS
For more information on Alberta’s trade and relationship with this market please contact:
Export Services
Ryan Radke Middle East and India Office Phone : 1-780-644-8188 Email: ryan.radke@gov.ab.ca
Investment Services
Bonnie Nunnari Invest Alberta Phone : 780-427-0528 Email: bonnie.nunnari@gov.ab.ca