What industries are weakest in terms of trade deficit? We should target those areas for improvement – i.e. start producing PEI goods or services to decrease the amount spent on imports. This may be especially easy for services.
What is the breakdown of the PEI trade deficit by industry, type of spending, product or service?
This information does not seem readily available. See references for what has been found so far.
- There are provincial trade indicators via Feds at this URL (http://www.international.gc.
ca/economist-economiste/ statistics-statistiques/index. aspx?lang=eng). Excel versions which show major import and export industries. Not abalance of all industries however.