This sector has more than 11,4 billion dollars turnover, and employs
40 400 persons in Quebec, that represents around 60% of the whole
This sector generates more than 1 billion dollars income, for 15 600
employees and 350 establishments. It is linked to other very important
industrial sectors, like paper industry, mines and transport. The
chemistry industry exportates 47% of its production.
This sector employs 30 000 people, in 500 establishments. The delivery
is done in packaging sectors, as well as in construction and transport
sectors, that generate 3,6 billion dollars a year. This sector is
HEALTH AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
This industry is really flourishing, and is contains 380 enterprises
that employs more than 24 500 people in biopharmacy, medical equipment,
and in natural health products.
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
This sector has a global market of 2 400 billion dollars. Internet
and mobile telephony are the main growth generators in this sector.
There are 5 000 establishments in this sector in Quebec and 140 000
employees, for a 26,4 billion dollars turnover.