Stephen Tapp Deputy Chief Economist Export Development Canada
Near-term outlook improves after hitting all-time low at start of pandemic.
Insights from on-the-ground experiences of Canadian companies.
Momentum has clearly slowed, and fourth-quarter growth will be much weaker than the bounce-back enjoyed in the third quarter.
Despite significant challenges, Canadian companies are identifying new opportunities, domestically and internationally, and investing in online capabilities to beef up sales.
COVID-19 and rising global protectionism concerns push Canadian trade confidence to all-time low
EDC Research Panel survey outlines how the pandemic is affecting Canadian companies in domestic and international markets.
Until official data are posted, surveys are our best view of reality. What does EDC's survey say?
Oil, gas and cleantech, transportation, manufacturing and service sectors experiencing severe challenges
Canadian exporters are feeling more pessimistic about near-term outlook, according to EDC’s Trade Confidence Index survey
EDC’s bi-annual Trade Confidence Index survey reveals mood of 1,000 Canadian exporters
Another U.S. consumer bubble? Guess again.
Infrastructure investment is an essential driver of this growth and offers considerable potential for Canadian investors.
Are trade fears crippling global export activity?
The new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal reduces uncertainty for Canadian trade and business investment.
CETA is one of Canada’s most ambitious trade agreements, and it’s not just about tariffs.
The U.S. launches a 90-day countdown to a new NAFTA. How have talks progressed and what lies ahead?
In this blog, we analyze historical Canadian trade data and EDC surveys to uncover longer-term and emerging diversification trends.
Find out how recent historical events led to the U.S. calling Canadian imports a threat to national security.
Recent survey of Canadian companies shows many adopting new business strategies