Using data from Statistics Canada (unless otherwise stated), CIAC’s 2019 Economic Review of Chemistry provides a statistical review of various key industry indicators including shipments, imports, exports, and employment from the year 2018. 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.
This report is prepared by the Association’s Business and Economics (B&E) team. The B&E team provides ongoing economic analysis of government policy initiatives, business trends and changing industry dynamics. The team also publishes quarterly statistical reviews for the Industrial Chemical sector and a Year-End Survey of Business Conditions, an economic forecast based on CIAC members’ sales, trade, and employment indicators.