ATB Economic Insights

ATB's economics team analyzes the latest statistics related to economic drivers and provides insight on Alberta's economy now and in the future.

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ATB's Quarterly Alberta Economic Outlook

ATB leverages its understanding of Alberta's economy to produce a quarterly economic forecast for the province.

Chart of the week

February 16, 2024

Alberta's exports to the U.S.

Illinois is by far Alberta’s largest export market at $65.1 billion last year. For comparison,  shipments to China—Alberta’s second largest (country) export market—were $5.5 billion last year. In fact, Alberta’s merchandise exports to Illinois were higher than total international goods exports from any other province except Quebec and Ontario. For more check out the Weekly Wrap.

Economic Insights Focused on Alberta's Economy

ATB’s team of economists make sense of the latest data and trends in daily insights delivered right to your inbox.

The Owl (Daily Insights)

Retail sales, the unemployment rate, population growth, inflation, international trade—these are just a few of the economic trends the team makes sense of in ATB’s daily insights.

It's raining orders

Restaurant sales in Alberta were resilient through 2023

January thaw

Canada’s inflation rate moves below 3%

Gaining ground

A better year for new vehicles sales in Alberta

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Weekly Wrap

A review of the key economic highlights of the week impacting Alberta.

Weekly Wrap, Friday, February 16, 2024

The bumpy road home

Weekly Wrap, Friday, February 16, 2024

The bumpy road home

Weekly Wrap Friday, February 9, 2024

Productivity part 2 - industry mix matters

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