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In 2017, Alberta exported $87.6B worth of goods to the United States, making it the 1st ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2017, Alberta exported $87.6B worth of goods to the United States, making it the 1st ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2017, Alberta exported $87.6B worth of goods to the United States, making it the 1st ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.

About United States

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ALBERTA EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES Information Icon

VALUE OF ALBERTA EXPORTS TO UNITED STATES
2017
$87.7B
+28.1% y/y
TRADING PARTNER RANK

#1

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VALUE OF UNITED STATES IMPORTS
2016
$2.0T
-54% y/y
TOP IMPORT MARKETS
  • 1. China 21.2%

  • 2. Mexico 14.1%

  • 3. Canada 13.2%

  • 4. Japan 6.3%

  • 5. Germany 5.5%

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:

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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Greenbuild International Conference & Expo - /event-items/approved-events/2018/greenbuild-international-conference-expo/
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