Trade of culture products for 2010 to 2016, Quebec

This page contains statistics on International trade of culture products across Quebec. This information could help point you to a foreign market to sell your creative product as you look to expand your business abroad.

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Culture imports

In 2016, imports of culture productsFootnote 1 totaled $3.6 billion.

Total culture imports per year
Year Total culture imports (culture product)
2010 $2.7 billion
2011 $2.8 billion
2012 $3.1 billion
2013 $3.6 billion
2014 $3.4 billion
2015 $3.7 billion
2016 $3.6 billion

The CraftsFootnote 2, Books, and Performing arts sub-domains contributed the most to culture imports.

Top 5 subdomains – Culture imports
Subdomain Culture imports in 2016
Crafts $936 million
Books $410 million
Performing arts $346 million
Multi $252 million
Multi sub-domain $207 million

Culture exports

In 2016, exports of culture productsFootnote 1 totaled $3.0 billion.

Total culture exports per year
Year Total culture exports (culture product)
2010 $2.0 billion
2011 $2.0 billion
2012 $2.0 billion
2013 $2.7 billion
2014 $2.7 billion
2015 $2.9 billion
2016 $3.0 billion

The Film and video, CraftsFootnote 2 and Interactive media sub-domains contributed the most to culture exports.

Top 5 subdomains – Culture exports
Subdomain Culture exports in 2016
Film and video $458 million
Crafts $422 million
Interactive media $254 million
Performing arts $244 million
Governance, funding and professional support $235 million
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