2016 STATISTICAL REVIEW OF THE CANADIAN CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Canada’s $53 billion chemical industry is a significant contributor to our country’s economy. The sector is directly responsible for 87,500 jobs and pays over $6 billion in salary and wages. Primarily concentrated in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, the industry supports more than 525,000 jobs in other manufacturing sectors across the country.

CIAC’s Annual Industry Economic Profile provides a statistical review of various key industry indicators including number on shipments, imports, exports, and employment. The report also includes a section on specialty chemicals, statistics for the key provinces of Quebec, Ontario and Alberta, and for the segments of the industry of primary interest to CIAC members.