Of the 25 main groups, exports of the following products rose:
Iron ore and concentrates
Printed and integrated circuits
Airplane parts and other aerospace materials
Primary and semi-fabricated metal products
On the other hand, exports of the following products fell:
Aluminum and aluminum alloys
Paper, including newsprint
Increase in exports to the United States and Asia
Total exports2 to the United States increased by 1.1% in 2012 while exports to Asia rose by 5.1%. Total exports to Europe fell by 7.1% in 2012.
Institut de la statistique du Québec
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Export Québec is a unit of the Ministère des Relations internationales, de la Francophonie et du Commerce extérieur (MRIFCE) that helps Québec companies to grow, consolidate and diversify their markets outside Québec. The Export Québec team is over 150 strong and is composed of experienced, multilingual specialists. Export Québec, together with MRIFCE, provides services in 30 countries and 50 cities around the world.