The critical autumn retail season is in trouble
What will consumers do with all that pent-up cash?
Gloomy economic headlines make for mixed messages
Key economic issues of focus as summer winds down
Wracked with uncertainty, we’re still upbeat
Mechanization is an answer to a lot of the economy’s structural puzzles
Nothing automatic about slower near-term inflation
In the trade Olympics, who gets gold?
New economic forecast paints rosy picture of global growth
The rapid transformation of the global customer base
Is inflation getting out of control?
What will post-pandemic life be like?
Lack of skilled workers in some sectors may constrain growth
Economic recovery more challenging than expected
Surge in March: You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!
Building supplies currently hard to come by
Rebooting harder than shutting down
Will we ever return to our jet-setting ways?
Pandemic accelerates digital transformation, artificial intelligence
Improved U.S. outlook boosting key economies
Forecast brighter for Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
Pandemic-vulnerable industries still lag behind
Supply chain disruptions major headache for auto producers
What do we make of the Canadian economy’s pandemic progress, and are better times ahead?
Soaring freight rate hikes, delays for goods purchased from China.
As U.S. COVID-19 numbers improve, a key leading indicator is waking up.
Our latest Global Economic Outlook expects somewhat softer growth in 2021 than initially expected.
The appetite for risk in an ever-changing world
Do our Happy New Year wishes already have a very hollow ring to them?
How has this redefined our world, and what are its lasting effects?
When does it take effect, and what are its possible implications for global trade?
We heard a lot about what’s keeping our key customers up at night.
Despite the massive upheaval caused by the pandemic, global trade bounced back faster than expected.
Improvement is expected to continue, but the recent rise in second-wave infections is expected to slow the progress.
As the economy restarts, is it all about demand, or is there more?
Are price hikes lurking around the corner, or are these fears unfounded?
We’re already seeing a growth moderation that will test our mettle, and future containment of infections is far from guaranteed.
Does this anniversary bring hope for better outcomes on the other side of the current maelstrom?
Canadian sectors, like retailing and international trade, look positively V-shaped, and give hope that the rest of the economy might soon follow.
When economies falter, what brings them back up again?
COVID-19 may boost mechanization of production. Are we ready?
Food producers, like all other industries, have been hugely affected.
The world is abuzz over gold’s recent rally to a record high of US$2,000 and beyond.
Dated numbers are still telling scary stories. As such, it’s best to look at the details for signs of true recovery. Things are moving so quickly and radically that the details are more important than ever.
As we wrestle with COVID-19, is international trade back up, backing up, or is there a backup in capacity that’s stalling things?
How is Canada weathering the pandemic? Check out EDC’s new Canadian Economic Recovery Tracker.
Is the fledgling rebound from COVID-19 lockdowns at risk?
COVID-19’s economic mayhem has given rise to a wide variety of recovery paths
COVID-19 has generated no winners—only survivors.
For Canada, June is looking upbeat.
COVID-19 has been a nasty shock for retailers the world over.
Few industries have felt the sting of COVID-19 more than global tourism.
Things were looking good for the global automotive sector entering 2020
EDC Economics is in perpetual forecast mode until further notice. Here is our latest Global Economic Outlook.
Today’s oil patch woes are inconceivable – and not entirely caused by the virus.
The need for business support is universal, but not uniform; some need more than others.
In global government stimulus programs, there’s an urgent need for speed
If consumers aren’t overwhelmed with the huge but temporary decline, they’ll be the motor of a solid recovery.
Coronavirus is rocking the world. How much, and for how long?
How will business investment be affected by the coronavirus?
No business is untouched by the Coronavirus; how is this global issue going to play out?
There’s a lot of bad risk around; is there any “good” risk in our future?
Future risks are rising; is that bad news or good news?
Is Mexico on investors’ “Hot List”?
2020 is going to be a delicate year for China’s economy
The story stretches back over a decade.
Is trade policy mayhem here to stay?
A decade is a long time; did this one have a pivotal eco-political moment?
Are consumers singing a dirge or a dance this holiday season?
Prices may be tame - but will it last?
Is the planet running out of crude oil? Not by any means.
A “global recession-obsession” is gaining momentum.
Exporters hold on through 2020, but the best news may come later
If this goes wrong, there’s lots to lose all around
The table stakes are high: recession or no recession
Robots don’t vote—but could they take over anyway?
Although employment is a trailing indicator, this caboose is powering a pretty substantial train.
With concern about slowing growth and political uncertainty, what are the gauges of confidence telling us?
Are business economists about to get a bit wealthier?
India has the capacity to right its recent wobbles.
Will the slow gear stop the car in its tracks?
Trade turmoil is spilling into financial markets, adding to current worries
Is China's ban on U.S. agriculture exports a sign of more to come?
You may not know it, but you are a data agency
In today’s trade wars, are we in for boundless bouts of brinksmanship, or an abrupt breakthrough?
Are we really more worried than ever about economic policy?
Several key risks are on a structural uptrend. Is Canada prepared?
Planet Earth’s love of debt is in full bloom. Should we worry?
Consumers are ignoring the summer Scrooge, but he’s giving businesses the blues.
Flip-flops aren’t the favoured footwear of central bankers
This leading indicator is bucking the current trend. What’s up?
Canada’s trade with the world ain’t the space it used to be. Can we adapt?
Is global softening getting to Canada?
Maybe this will turn the Brexit tide, Maybe not.
To the Midwest, EDC says, “Mais oui!”
Is there method to the madness of today’s trade policy moves?
Your new neighbours are increasingly defining the economic future. Get to know them!