Alberta economic snapshot for Jan. 12, 2013

CALGARY, AB, Jan. 12, 2013/ Troy Media/ – Both Canada and Alberta are trading economies — and that means there’s a lot riding on the value of our exports to the rest of the word.

In November, international exports from Alberta slipped a bit to $7.6 billion, down from $8.1 billion in October. For the entire Canadian economy, global exports were also down. According to Statistics Canada  “Exports declined to $37.5 billion, as prices were down 1.3 per cent. Exports of farm, fishing and intermediate food products as well as metal and non-metallic mineral products contributed the most to the overall decline.”

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