Looking ahead at Canada’s private sector
Track the challenges, opportunities and future growth patterns of the sector’s predominately small businesses through 2024.
As the world awaits the return to “normal” post-COVID-19, private companies continue to face uncertainty. Transportation, oil and gas, and arts and entertainment were among the hardest hit sectors while agriculture, real estate, and finance and insurance, were operating above pre-pandemic levels by late 2020.
With greater automation and digitization in the coming decade, will more private businesses be at risk or profit from new opportunities? Will trade with the United States remain strong to allow smaller companies to scale up to medium-sized enterprises? What impact will Canada’s increasing free trade agreements have on sustaining growth?
Read this report by EDC Economics to learn more about what’s trending in Canada’s private sector.