Quebec

Province in Canada

Exports (2019): C$ 158B, Rnk 3/13

Top Destination (2019): C$ 133B, United States

Top Export (2019): C$ 8.75B, Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >...

Imports (2019): C$ 122B, Rnk 2/13

Top Origin (2019): C$ 65.3B, United States

Top Import (2019): C$ 11.1B, Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,...

Economic Complexity (2019): -0.0067, Rnk 2 / 13

Overview: This page contains the latest international trade data for Quebec, including export and import data.

Exports: In 2019, Canada's Quebec exported C$ 158B, making it the 3rd largest exporter out of the 13 exporters in Canada. In 2019 the top exports of Quebec were Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >... (C$ 8.75B), Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (C$ 6.2B), Aluminium unwrought, alloyed (C$ 5.16B), Light petroleum distillates nes (C$ 4.11B), and Commodities not specified according to kind (C$ 3.7B).

Imports: In 2019, Canada's Quebec imported C$ 122B, making it the 2nd largest importer out of the 13 importers in Canada. In 2019 top imports of Quebec were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 11.1B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (C$ 5.15B), Aircraft parts nes (C$ 4.92B), Light petroleum distillates nes (C$ 4.77B), and Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines (C$ 4.56B).

Economic Complexity: In 2019, the highest complexity exports of Quebec according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Cermets (2.2), Glass with Edge Workings (1.78), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Metalworking Machine Parts (1.53), and Polymer Ion-Exchangers (1.52). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Yearly Exports

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Top Destination (2019): United States, C$ 133B

Top Product (2019): Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >..., C$ 8.75B

In 2019 the top export destinations of Quebec were United States (C$ 133B), China (C$ 3.11B), Germany (C$ 1.87B), Japan (C$ 1.65B), and Mexico (C$ 1.64B).

In 2019 the top exports of Quebec were Fixed wing aircraft, unladen weight >... (C$ 8.75B), Aluminium unwrought, not alloyed (C$ 6.2B), Aluminium unwrought, alloyed (C$ 5.16B), Light petroleum distillates nes (C$ 4.11B), and Commodities not specified according to kind (C$ 3.7B).

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Export Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Exports Destination (April 2019 - April 2020)

Rapidly Declining Export Origins (April 2019 - April 2020)

Yearly Imports

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Top Origin (2019): United States, C$ 65.3B

Top Import (2019): Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,..., C$ 11.1B

In 2019 the top import origins of Quebec were United States (C$ 65.3B), China (C$ 11.9B), Germany (C$ 4.23B), France (C$ 3.82B), and United Kingdom (C$ 2.93B).

In 2019 the top imports of Quebec were Petroleum oils, oils from bituminous minerals,... (C$ 11.1B), Petroleum spirit for motor vehicles (C$ 5.15B), Aircraft parts nes (C$ 4.92B), Light petroleum distillates nes (C$ 4.77B), and Parts of turbo-jet or turbo-propeller engines (C$ 4.56B).

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Import Dynamics

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Fastest Growing Import Origins (April 2019 - April 2020)

Rapidly Declining Import Origins (April 2019 - April 2020)

Comparison in Time

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This section shows differences between total trade from Quebec throughout time.

This section shows forecasts for total exports and imports from Quebec. The forecast is based in a Long Short-Term Memory Model constructed using monthly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity of Canada

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Quebec ranks 2nd out of the 13 provinces in Canada according to ECI.

Estimated using exports data.

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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The economic complexity of a territory can change year to year. Quebec it is in position 2nd considering its ECI in the last year.

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Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities according to the relatedness level, without considering those products were Quebec already has a comparative advantage, are led by Soybeans (0.3), Rough Wood (0.3), Wood Crates (0.3), Specialized Vehicles (0.29), and Fermented Milk Products (0.29).

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Quebec according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Cermets (2.2), Glass with Edge Workings (1.78), Chemical Analysis Instruments (1.78), Metalworking Machine Parts (1.53), and Polymer Ion-Exchangers (1.52). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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The most specialized products according to the RCA index are led by Aircraft Launch Gear (98.3), Chlorates and Perchlorates (44.6), Sulfuric Acid (28.1), Newsprint (23), and Raw Aluminium (22.5).

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since Quebec is more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of  Quebec. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Quebec exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a territory's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.