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!
The U.S. economy is experiencing a huge influx of disaffected workers
Catch-up economies are an increasingly important growth dynamo
Why is EDC opening up a representation in Atlanta? Good question.
Economy poised for liftoff, with a few bumps along the way
The dominance of oil and gas in Alberta exports is gripping.
The growth record of ASEAN economies is reason enough to deepen ties.
One of our key impediments in Canada is that we seem to have a natural aversion to the risks, perceived or real, of dealing in Asian markets.
Is a new model of the economy in the works, and if so, what does it look like?
The stakes are high, elevating this to one of the top Canadian – and global – international trade concerns. No one knows this better than both the U.S. and China. So, will it end well?
What if our key growth issue isn’t demand, but capacity?
Is this key cause of US populism insurmountable?
Are interest rate hikes too much for the economy to handle?
Mexico’s future hangs in the balance
Canada’s economic traffic may be slowing…but there is a fast lane
The world economy will have a number of hurdles to overcome in 2019
Canadian exporters confidence: from surge to dirge?
Globalization is under attack…or is it?
CUSMA: Bumpy road to ratification?
With the challenges China faces, what’s the prognosis?
Is the US market really Canada’s only long-term trade bet?
Some surprising export stories at provincial and industrial levels
Oz: An Asian hot-spot for Canada?
Can opportunity be a crisis for Canada’s fishing industry?
The outlook is bright, but big parts of the global economic puzzle need to come together.
With the new North American free trade deal, Canada has a green light for export growth.
Populism is challenging international trade axioms – but is it in decline?
Politics isn’t the only thing that’s hot south of the border
Note to exporters: riskier deals are getting more expensive.
Is the trade tussle causing Canadian tourists to bypass the US?
Are machines taking over our lives?
Asia is the world’s hot-growth zone. And it’s likely to heat up more in the near term, as global growth ramps up.
It's summer, and everyone's feeling good; will it last into the autumn?
Seaborne shipping costs are soaring; is it crunch-time again?
In today’s tightly-knit global economy, it’s hard to go rogue.
When a little inflation is not a bad thing.