Survey of Forecasters: Autumn 2018
The Conference Board of Canada
October 18, 2018
This quarterly survey reflects the opinions of Canada's top forecasting organizations and their outlook for the Canadian economy.
- The Canadian economy will expand by 2.1 per cent this year and 2.0 per cent 2019, a similar outlook as in the summer.
- Pluses for the economy include a rebound in investment spending while weak growth in residential investment spending will restrain economic activity.
- The Bank of Canada will continue to increase interest rates at a modest pace over the near term.