Alberta's international merchandise exports were $8.61 billion in December 2018, 4.6% lower than the same period last year. Canadian exports increased 0.1% over the same period.
In Alberta, all export categories, except energy products (-10.8%), increased. Exports of consumer goods increased by 26.8% year-over-year, the most of any product category.
Overall Alberta merchandise exports increased by 15.3% in 2018 compared to 2017 to $116.6 billion.