Global Trade

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Provincial Outlook Executive Summary: Summer 2019

The economy got off to a poor start in 2019 as the trade sector took a toll on economic growth. While growth is expected to pick up throughout the rest of the year, the weak start means that Canada’s overall economic growth will be just 1.4 per cent this year.

CBoC, August 9, 2019 | Report

Canadian outlook economic forecast: summer 2019

Despite the slow growth, the economy is expected to post one of its strongest job gains on record this year, while tight labour markets are resulting in strong wage growth.

CBoC, July 24, 2019 | Report

The economy got off to a poor start in 2019 as the trade sector took a toll on economic growth. While growth is expected to pick up throughout the rest of the year, the weak start means that Canada’s overall economic performance this year will be subpar.

Travel exclusive: March–April 2019

While the domestic travel market has proven resilient so far despite a slowing economy and the mounting financial pressure facing Canadian households, it is undeniable that the recent strong momentum of Canada’s tourism sector has started to fade

CBoC, July 4, 2019 | Report

World Outlook Summer 2019

Global economic growth has passed its peak and is slowly transitioning to a weaker pace after being on an upward trajectory for about two years.

CBoC, July 12, 2019 | Report

Canadian international merchandise trade

Canada’s merchandise trade sector turned in another positive performance in May as both export and imports recorded increases. Although the May numbers were encouraging, rising uncertainty...

Doris Chu, July 3, 2019 | Blog

Canada’s trade reality: stuck between a rock and a hard place

In recent years, Canada’s export performance has not been stellar. In fact, excluding oil exports, the volume of merchandise exports has been flat since 2015, or even 2007. Oil exports have masked the...

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Brexit: The impact on this side of the pond

There are many sides of the EU—the differences among the concepts of free trade agreements customs union, the common market….

Pedro Antunes, March 27, 2019 | Webinar

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Canadian outlook: crude dilemmas

Economic growth is expected to slow in 2019 compared to the previous two years, but that’s not the full account of the Canadian economy.

Pedro Antunes, February 13, 2019 | Webinar

Gender-responsive free trade agreements

With Canada’s new progressive trade agenda, the Government will aim to distribute trade benefits among all Canadians and address social and…

Alexandre Larouche-Maltais and Barbara MacLaren, January 25, 2019 | Report