Global Trade

Economic report
The Next Recession Conference

The current global economic landscape is dominated by uncertainty—Brexit, a trade war between the U.S. and China, and sovereign debt concerns in Greece and Italy are only the beginning. At the same time, budget deficits and low interest rates are limiting Canada’s responsiveness to future economic downturns.

June 17, 2020

Economic implications of social distancing to August

The spread of COVID-19 is a humanitarian emergency that is causing a change in global behaviour unlike anything that most of us have ever seen in our lifetime. Countries around the world are closing their borders and imposing quarantine measures on their citizens.

March 23, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the number of COVID-19 cases in Canada has grown, following the exponential curve that is the typical pattern of this very contagious virus. So here as elsewhere, drastic measures, imposed and self-imposed, are being adopted by governments, business leaders and households to slow its spread.