Provincial Outlook Economic Forecast: Nova Scotia—Autumn 2016
The Conference Board of Canada, 27 pages,
December 22, 2016
This quarterly economic forecast for the province of Nova Scotia examines the economic outlook for the province, including gross domestic product (GDP), output by industry and labour market conditions.
- Growth in the manufacturing sector will be supported by shipbuilding activity, vehicle parts, and seafood products.
- Public and private investment will allow for strong growth in construction.
- Job gains and fiscal measures will afford a firm base for household consumption.