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Global Commerce Centre

The Conference Board’s Global Commerce Centre helps business and government leaders respond effectively to the rapidly changing global business operating environment.

What’s New

Research

   Designing Supply Chains for the Pandemic Era

Issue Briefing, December 2021
  Choosing the Right Ruler: Approaches to Measuring Digital Trade

Impact Paper, November 2021
  

Quick Takes

Trade Surplus Narrows
Momanyi Mokaya  |  April 5, 2022

Impact of War on Global Economy Extends Beyond Russia-Ukraine Borders
Kip Beckman  |  March 15, 2022  

Trade Balance Slowly Bouncing Back
Momanyi Mokaya  |  March 8, 2022

Trade Balance Takes a Step Back Amidst Omicron Concerns
Momanyi Mokaya  |  February 8, 2022

Podcasts

Op-Eds and Blogs

 

Buying local is not going to Jumpstart Canada's economic economy

Op-ed, orginally published in the Globe and Mail, November 3, 2020

 

Can Canada weather the economic ravages of COVID-19? 

Blog, March 19, 2020

 

COVID-19 could cause a permanent shift to working remotely 

Blog, March 30, 2020

 

Economic Implications of Social Distancing to August 

Website, March 23, 2020

 

Economic Implications of Social Distancing: Alternate Canadian Outlook Scenario

 Issue Briefing, March 25, 2020

 

Bank of Canada introduces wide range of measures to limit economic damage

Issue Briefing, March 25, 2020

Leaving China is Hard to Do

Blog, October 2019

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

Op-ed, originally published in the Globe and Mail, May 2019

Canada’s Economic Outlook: The Issues to Watch in 2019

Op-ed, originally published in the Globe and Mail, January 2019

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Upcoming Events

May 2022

Canadian Interactive Trade Forecast

The trade forecast is a complimentary service that is provided to GCC members and can also be purchased separately through e-library. Contact us to learn about membership.

International Trade Benefits

What are the benefits of international trade for Canada and the world? Find out in this new video and infographic.