Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Primary Metal Manufacturing - 331

Definition

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in: smelting and refining ferrous and non-ferrous metals from ore, pig or scrap in blast or electric furnaces. Metal alloys are made with the introduction of other chemical elements. The output of smelting and refining, usually in ingot form, is used in rolling and drawing operations to produce sheet, strip, bars, rods and wire, and in molten form to produce castings and other basic metal products.

Exclusions

Establishments primarily engaged in:
manufacturing metal forgings or stampings (332, Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

925

0-99 Employees

77.6%

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Average revenue

$884.8
thousand

Profitable

79.8%

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Newfoundland and Labrador

81.9%

British Columbia

80.9%

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Salaries

$4.0
billion

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Net revenue

$3.9
billion

Shipments

$44.8
billion

Value added

$14.1
billion

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Exports

$33.8
billion

Imports

$23.7
billion

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