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Spotlight report: Canadian exporter confidence softens

Conducted twice a year, EDC’s Trade Confidence Index captures the outlook of our exporters. Our most recent survey reveals businesses of all sizes experienced a decline in confidence.

Check out the Trade Confidence Index

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Feature webinar: 2024 Global Economic Outlook with Stuart Bergman

Stuart Bergman, EDC’s chief economist shares essential insights on the North American and global markets to help you make informed business decisions.

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EDC Economics insights and resources

Stuart Bergman, EDC’s chief economist

Trade Matters

Amid all of the uncertainty and geopolitical tensions, one thing is clear: Trade is more important than ever to support Canadian growth. To discover the latest economic trends and insights, check out EDC’s chief economist Stuart Bergman’s biweekly columns.

Resilience key to thriving in uncertain times
Crude awakening
Are we there yet?

Find the biweekly Trade Matters columns by clicking here

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Global Economic Outlook

With loosening domestic labour markets and slumping global demand, Canadian companies are facing new potential risks. Discover expert insights on the world’s key economies, GDP growth, commodity prices, interest rates and exchange rates with one of our most read reports. 

Global Economic Outlook
North American economic snapshot

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Country Risk Quarterly

Trade diversification is key to the success of Canadian exporters, but rising geopolitical tensions must be factored into your business plans. The CRQ, an interactive tool, is a must-read with insights on rapidly changing global markets, new opportunities and the latest political and economic risks that could impact your business decisions.

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Sectors of focus report

Check out this popular report to discover the opportunities and risks for Canadian companies in the agri-food sector in the Indo-Pacific, Canada’s hydrogen production, and the diversification of global supply chains for critical minerals in Africa. We also take a deep dive into liquified natural gas export prospects.

Check out Sectors of focus

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Climate crossroads

From natural disasters and changing ecosystems to working toward a carbon neutral world, read these detailed Economics reports and discover the opportunities for Canadian businesses and how EDC can help.

Exploring the EU’s carbon border adjustment policy
Canadian cleantech: Powering progress
The path to net zero

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Markets of opportunity

Whether you’re exporting to the United States or expanding into the rapidly growing Indo-Pacific, we provide expert knowledge and help you make the connections you need to succeed in new markets.

All eyes on Indonesia
3 markets to watch: Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines
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Worried restaurant owner checks business documents while standing behind counter

Spotlight report: Canadian exporter confidence softens

Conducted twice a year, EDC’s Trade Confidence Index captures the outlook of our exporters. Our most recent survey reveals businesses of all sizes experienced a decline in confidence.

Check out the Trade Confidence Index

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Spotlight report: Canadian exporter confidence ticks up

Conducted twice a year, EDC’s Trade Confidence Index captures the outlook of our exporters. Our most recent survey reveals that Canadian businesses continue to forge ahead in the face of economic and geopolitical challenges.

Check out the Trade Confidence Index


 

       

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More economic resources

In an age of uncertainty, discover valuable analysis on current market activity, political, economic and social trends, and potential risks that could affect your business.

The Commodity Tracker

Commodity prices can impact exporting, global trade and your business, so it’s important to be prepared for the challenges ahead.

Global Financial Markets

Get currency exchange rates, stock market indexes and government bond spreads on more than 50 countries, including Indo-Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.

Webinar: Global Economic Outlook: How to prepare for 2024

Watch this important EDC webinar to learn how the Canadian economy will perform in 2024, the potential challenges ahead and how to overcome them.

Service exports boost Canada’s economy and global brand

Read this article on the fast-growing service sector and its importance to our economy.

       

Date modified: 2024-05-30