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Alberta exported $102.31B worth of goods to the United States in 2018, making it the top ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
Alberta exported $102.31B worth of goods to the United States in 2018, making it the top ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
Alberta exported $102.31B worth of goods to the United States in 2018, making it the top ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.

About United States

FAST FACTS

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ALBERTA EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES Information Icon

VALUE OF ALBERTA EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES
2017
$88.0B
+28.8% y/y
TRADING PARTNER RANK

#1

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VALUE OF UNITED STATES IMPORTS
2017
$3.0T
-5% y/y
TOP IMPORT MARKETS
  • 1. China 21.6%

  • 2. Mexico 13.4%

  • 3. Canada 12.8%

  • 4. Japan 5.8%

  • 5. Germany 5%

ALBERTA-UNITED STATES RELATIONS

  • The U.S. is by far Alberta’s largest trading partner. 
  • Alberta has close historic ties with Western and Midwestern states, from where many early pioneers immigrated to southern Alberta in the early 20th century.
  • Growth of Alberta’s energy sector, energy trade liberalization under NAFTA, and rapid development of the oil sands have made Alberta an integral part of U.S. energy imports.
  • Alberta’s engagement with the U.S. focuses on secure and enhanced market access, and cooperation to address common problems and avoid disputes.

Trade Agreements:

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For more information on United States-Alberta relations, download:

United States-Alberta Relations

For information on Alberta's relationship with American states, access the State Trade facts sheets

CONTACTS
For more information on Alberta’s trade and relationship with this market please contact:
Export Services
Chris Ryan Americas Office Phone : 1-780-427-4605 Email: chris.ryan@gov.ab.ca
Investment Services
Carla Campbell Invest Alberta Phone : 403-355-4532 Email: carla.b.campbell@gov.ab.ca
International Offices
Alberta Washington, D.C. Office Phone : 1-202-448-6475

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