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Provincial Outlook Economic Forecast: Saskatchewan—Autumn 2017

The Conference Board of Canada, 76 pages, January 2, 2018
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This quarterly economic forecast for the province of Saskatchewan examines the economic outlook for the province, including gross domestic product (GDP), output by industry and labour market conditions.

Document Highlights

  • Saskatchewan’s economy will grow at only a modest pace in 2018.
  • Employment has not picked up in line with the rest of the economy, but will begin to in 2019.
  • Investments in thermal heavy oil plants and a new power station will boost construction.
  • Potash production volume will be huge in 2018 as the first full year of production at the Rocanville and Bethune mines takes place.
  • Uranium production will decline severely, as Cameco Corporation has suspended operations at two of its facilities.

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Résumé

Saskatchewan—Province Rolling With the Punches

  • Consumer Outlook
  • Government Outlook
  • Government Outlook
  • Trade
  • Key Industries

Appendix A—Forecast Tables

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