Trade of culture products for 2010 to 2017, 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.

Trade of Culture Products for 2010-2017, Quebec
Trade of Culture Products for 2010-2017, Quebec: Text version

Culture imports

In 2017, imports of culture productsFootnote 1 totaled $3.7 billion.Footnote 2

Total culture imports per year
Year Total culture imports (culture products)
2010 $2.7 billion
2011 $2.8 billion
2012 $3.1 billion
2013 $3.6 billion
2014 $3.4 billion
2015 $3.6 billion
2016 $3.6 billion
2017 $3.7 billion

The Crafts, Books, and Film and video sub-domains contributed the most to culture imports.

Top 5 subdomains – Culture imports
Subdomain Culture imports in 2017
CraftsFootnote 3 $938.4 million
Books $411.0 million
Film and video $318.0 million
Performing arts $303.2 million
Design $212.0 million

Culture exports

In 2017, exports of culture productsFootnote 1 totaled $2.9 billion.Footnote 2

Total culture exports per year
Year Total culture exports (culture products)
2010 $2.0 billion
2011 $2.0 billion
2012 $2.0 billion
2013 $2.7 billion
2014 $2.7 billion
2015 $2.8 billion
2016 $2.9 billion
2017 $2.9 billion

The Film and video, Crafts, and Performing arts sub-domains contributed the most to culture exports.

Top 5 subdomains – Culture exports
Subdomain Culture exports in 2017
Film and video $539.9 million
CraftsFootnote 3 $401.3 million
Performing arts $251.2 million
Governance, funding and professional support $236.4 million
Interactive Media $223.6 million
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