Article October 13, 2021 EDC’s Economics team identifies the challenges and opportunities facing Canadian companies, including the impact of COVID-19, global protectionism, climate change and social unrest.
Guide September 29, 2021 As the world grapples with COVID-19 and rapidly shifting economic and political news, Canadian companies are facing new risks during these uncertain times. EDC’s 2021 Global Economic Outlook offers insight on these challenges and the opportunities to help you make better business decisions.
Report September 24, 2021 EDC’s Canadian Economic Recovery Tracker highlights key trends in Canada’s economic performance.
Weekly Commentary August 19, 2021 Nothing automatic about slower near-term inflation
Guide August 12, 2021 In these uncertain times, EDC is keeping a close eye on how COVID-19 is impacting Canada and the global economy. Stay on top of changing country risks, so you can make more informed decisions.
Weekly Commentary August 05, 2021 In the trade Olympics, who gets gold?
Tool July 05, 2021 Insights to guide smart export decisions.
Article June 24, 2021 As businesses continue to navigate their way through the pandemic, in our mid-year 2021 TCI, the outlook according to Canadian exporters has rebounded significantly from an all-time low at the same time last year. Discover the highlights of this important survey, including the top markets of interest for exporters.
Article June 23, 2021 Former U.S ambassador, Bruce Heyman highlights opportunities in his nation for Canadian exporters
Weekly Commentary June 03, 2021 What will post-pandemic life be like?
Report May 31, 2021 Canada’s exports perform remarkably well as global, domestic food demand increases
Weekly Commentary May 27, 2021 Lack of skilled workers in some sectors may constrain growth
Weekly Commentary May 20, 2021 Economic recovery more challenging than expected
Blog May 18, 2021 EDC research panel survey highlights impacts of the pandemic on Canadian businesses.
Weekly Commentary May 13, 2021 Many emerging markets face fiscal stress
Report May 10, 2021 The EDC Research Panel’s March survey highlights the challenges imposed by the global pandemic.
Weekly Commentary April 29, 2021 Building supplies currently hard to come by
Weekly Commentary April 22, 2021 Rebooting harder than shutting down
Report April 22, 2021 Trace the history of the Canadian goods trade from 2005 to 2020
Weekly Commentary April 15, 2021 Will we ever return to our jet-setting ways?
Weekly Commentary April 01, 2021 Improved U.S. outlook boosting key economies
Weekly Commentary March 25, 2021 Forecast brighter for Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
Weekly Commentary March 18, 2021 Pandemic-vulnerable industries still lag behind
Report March 12, 2021 Despite a decline of $74 billion in 2020, commercial goods exports have recovered at record speed
Weekly Commentary March 11, 2021 Supply chain disruptions major headache for auto producers
Report March 05, 2021 Our services exports plunged $25 billion in 2020, an unprecedented decline for the sector
Weekly Commentary March 04, 2021 What do we make of the Canadian economy’s pandemic progress, and are better times ahead?
Report March 03, 2021 With dramatic shifts in consumer spending patterns and shopping habits, the pandemic is driving seismic changes in retail business models and operations. Read this overview on the pandemic impacts on the retail landscape and how this industry may adapt to a new normal.
Article March 02, 2021 Canadian biometric company Invixium makes innovative business pivot to keep growing during pandemic
Weekly Commentary February 25, 2021 One-third of emerging markets face pandemic fallout, collapse in oil prices.
Webinar Discover the future of retail and how to use technology to evolve your customers into advocates.
Weekly Commentary February 18, 2021 It seems almost too good to be true
Blog February 16, 2021 EDC and FCC are committed to working together to support the agriculture and agri-food sector.
Weekly Commentary February 11, 2021 Soaring freight rate hikes, delays for goods purchased from China.
Weekly Commentary February 04, 2021 As U.S. COVID-19 numbers improve, a key leading indicator is waking up.
Weekly Commentary January 28, 2021 Our latest Global Economic Outlook expects somewhat softer growth in 2021 than initially expected.
Webinar Learn how to leverage technology to find new markets and customers.
Weekly Commentary January 21, 2021 The appetite for risk in an ever-changing world
Weekly Commentary January 14, 2021 Do our Happy New Year wishes already have a very hollow ring to them?
Blog January 05, 2021 The Business Pivot Playbook will help you plan for recovery and growth in today’s economy.
Weekly Commentary December 17, 2020 Near-term outlook improves after hitting all-time low at start of pandemic.
Article December 15, 2020 There are signs of hope for better days ahead for Canada-U.S. trade.
Webinar Companies across Canada are facing financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 economy. Our solutions can help.
Weekly Commentary December 10, 2020 How has this redefined our world, and what are its lasting effects?
Blog December 10, 2020 Don’t miss EDC’s Top 5 webinars that Canadian companies registered for to help navigate COVID-19.
Article December 09, 2020 FCC Releases their Trade Report outlining export diversification opportunities.
Weekly Commentary December 03, 2020 When does it take effect, and what are its possible implications for global trade?
Report November 27, 2020 Demand for organic products is growing as people become more health-conscious, incomes rise, and retail distribution expands.
Blog November 27, 2020 Canadian companies on Shopify can access EDC’s Export Help Hub from the Shopify App Store.
Weekly Commentary November 26, 2020 The strength of the recovery depends upon containing infections as well as government support.
Weekly Commentary November 19, 2020 Insights from on-the-ground experiences of Canadian companies.
Webinar Find out how your company can manage risk and stay the course during these challenging times.
Guide November 13, 2020 Learn how experts are creating financial forecasts for businesses during COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary November 12, 2020 Momentum has clearly slowed, and fourth-quarter growth will be much weaker than the bounce-back enjoyed in the third quarter.
Blog November 12, 2020 Evolve your digital strategy in the face of COVID-19’s impacts.
Guide November 09, 2020 Identify and minimize the risks your company is facing.
Blog November 06, 2020 Here’s how to ensure your online business is ready to fulfill orders when they start rolling in.
Weekly Commentary November 05, 2020 We heard a lot about what’s keeping our key customers up at night.
Blog November 05, 2020 Canadian companies must evaluate their risk culture, adjust to strengthen resiliency during pandemic
Guide October 29, 2020 Get expert insights from EDC’s Economics team on the current trends influencing global trade and Canadian exports.
Weekly Commentary October 29, 2020 Despite the massive upheaval caused by the pandemic, global trade bounced back faster than expected.
Article October 27, 2020 PRANA Biovegan was able to focus on growth during COVID-19 with EDC’s Investment Matching Program.
Blog October 26, 2020 EDC’s COVID-19 relief has included providing liquidity, credit insurance and loans through CEBA.
Weekly Commentary October 22, 2020 Improvement is expected to continue, but the recent rise in second-wave infections is expected to slow the progress.
Article October 20, 2020 Maker of compostable takeout containers turns to EDC to help meet demand during COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary October 15, 2020 As the economy restarts, is it all about demand, or is there more?
Guide October 15, 2020 Get practical solutions and expertise to help create business resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Blog October 14, 2020 Farm Credit Canada’s Craig Klemmer highlights key opportunities for agriculture during COVID-19
Weekly Commentary October 08, 2020 Are price hikes lurking around the corner, or are these fears unfounded?
Blog October 06, 2020 How to choose, cost out and finance an e-commerce platform for your Canadian business.
Weekly Commentary October 01, 2020 We’re already seeing a growth moderation that will test our mettle, and future containment of infections is far from guaranteed.
Article September 30, 2020 Read how the EDC BCAP Guarantee helped Good Natured Products get financing.
Blog September 30, 2020 Tips to make online customers feel right at home on your website, no matter what market they’re in.
Blog September 29, 2020 How to set up a great digital experience for your customers, to navigate the current economy and beyond.
Weekly Commentary September 24, 2020 Does this anniversary bring hope for better outcomes on the other side of the current maelstrom?
Weekly Commentary September 17, 2020 In 2020, we’ve seen the steepest year-over-year rise in public debt-to-GDP ratios in recent history.
Article September 11, 2020 Traditionally, Fluid mainly specialized in producing environmentally responsible, advanced chemical systems for a variety of uses within the oil and gas sector. Now they are also producing hand sanitizer.
Article September 10, 2020 See how COVID-19 impacted the SaaS sector and what indicators show for the future.
Weekly Commentary September 10, 2020 Canadian sectors, like retailing and international trade, look positively V-shaped, and give hope that the rest of the economy might soon follow.
Blog September 08, 2020 COVID-19 has closed the doors of many retail stores, but it opened a huge window to online opportunities
Webinar Explore key changes from NAFTA to CUSMA and learn how to leverage the trade deal to enter into new markets.
Weekly Commentary September 03, 2020 When economies falter, what brings them back up again?
Blog August 27, 2020 A proactive approach now can ensure a stronger cash flow position in the future.
Weekly Commentary August 20, 2020 Food producers, like all other industries, have been hugely affected.
Report August 20, 2020 Canada’s agriculture exports have been remarkably resilient during the COVID-19 crisis. Read this EDC Economics overview for a snapshot of this vital Canadian sector.
Weekly Commentary August 13, 2020 The world is abuzz over gold’s recent rally to a record high of US$2,000 and beyond.
Success Story From a backyard start-up to a Canadian export success story, Nova Craft Canoe shares Canadian values and culture with the world.
Weekly Commentary August 06, 2020 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.
Article August 05, 2020 Cash-flow conservation and management practices can help your company navigate the COVID-19 economy.
Report August 03, 2020 The forestry sector is an important economic driver and a vital source of employment for Canadians. Read this EDC Economics overview for a pulse check on the industry and how it will need to adapt in the coming years.
Report July 30, 2020 This EDC Economics report reviews the rapidly-expanding research on the significant revenue losses, weaker commodity prices and volatile financial markets due to COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary July 30, 2020 As we wrestle with COVID-19, is international trade back up, backing up, or is there a backup in capacity that’s stalling things?
Weekly Commentary July 23, 2020 How is Canada weathering the pandemic? Check out EDC’s new Canadian Economic Recovery Tracker.
Weekly Commentary July 16, 2020 EDC’S Top 10 Global Risks identifies the uncertainties facing Canadian businesses
Blog July 14, 2020 Despite significant challenges, Canadian companies are identifying new opportunities, domestically and internationally, and investing in online capabilities to beef up sales.
Weekly Commentary July 09, 2020 Is the fledgling rebound from COVID-19 lockdowns at risk?
Blog July 07, 2020 E-commerce experts show companies how to survive and thrive in the COVID-19 economy.
Article July 06, 2020 COVID-19 has forced Atlantic Canada’s seafood industry to rethink how they do business.
Weekly Commentary July 02, 2020 COVID-19’s economic mayhem has given rise to a wide variety of recovery paths
Article June 30, 2020 EDC keen to build lasting partnerships with robust Indigenous business community
Weekly Commentary June 18, 2020 COVID-19 has generated no winners—only survivors.
Article June 16, 2020 A CEO shares lessons learned while creating a new business during the pandemic.
Article June 15, 2020 Stepping up to support frontline workers
Weekly Commentary June 11, 2020 For Canada, June is looking upbeat.
Weekly Commentary June 04, 2020 COVID-19 has been a nasty shock for retailers the world over.
Blog June 01, 2020 The continent is on course for its first recession in 25 years.
Weekly Commentary May 28, 2020 Few industries have felt the sting of COVID-19 more than global tourism.
Report May 26, 2020 With international travel shut down and consumers struggling with financial hardships, this sector has suffered a severe blow. Read this EDC Economics overview to discover when the industry could bounce back.
Article May 26, 2020 EDC representatives in Atlanta and Chicago share COVID-19 impacts on their markets and outlooks for the future
Blog May 25, 2020 EDC’s Jennifer Cooke shares insights on how Canadian businesses can manage cash flow during the pandemic
Blog May 22, 2020 EDC Research Panel survey outlines how the pandemic is affecting Canadian companies in domestic and international markets.
Weekly Commentary May 21, 2020 Things were looking good for the global automotive sector entering 2020
Blog May 19, 2020 How markets in Africa have been impacted by COVID-19
Report May 15, 2020 Expected to be a major driver of Canada’s future economic growth, clean technology is being hit hard by the global pandemic. Get more insights by reading this EDC Economics overview.
Blog May 13, 2020 EDC’s chief representative shares his first-hand account of the market challenges in the Middle East
Article May 12, 2020 Front-line workers are facing a global shortage of PPE to fight COVID-19. EDC has joined that fight.
Report May 08, 2020 With assembly operations shut down and supply chains stalled, this sector has been hit hard by the pandemic. Read this EDC Economics overview to find out how it will rebound.
Weekly Commentary May 07, 2020 Until official data are posted, surveys are our best view of reality. What does EDC's survey say?
Blog May 07, 2020 Building a high-performing remote team takes a special skill-set. Here’s how to do it.
Article May 06, 2020 When COVID-19 made a promising bank loan fall apart, BCAP and EDC helped get it back on track.
Blog May 06, 2020 Five ways EDC can provide financial support to those in need
Blog May 01, 2020 Resources of support for Canadian companies impacted by the pandemic
Weekly Commentary April 30, 2020 EDC Economics is in perpetual forecast mode until further notice. Here is our latest Global Economic Outlook.
Blog April 30, 2020 EDC’s Camilo Bresciani gives an inside look at the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Colombia
Blog April 30, 2020 EDC’s regional manager shares his first-hand account of the challenges in Peru.
Blog April 27, 2020 EDC’s regional vice-president gives a first-hand account of the challenges in the U.K.
Article April 27, 2020 Technology is key to overcoming COVID-19 disruptions
Report April 24, 2020 With air traffic at a standstill, this sector is in for a wild ride. Read this EDC Economics overview to discover how it could take years for this industry to recover.
Blog April 24, 2020 Currency exchange fluctuation is an even bigger risk during COVID-19. Here’s how to make sure your company comes out on top.
Weekly Commentary April 23, 2020 Today’s oil patch woes are inconceivable – and not entirely caused by the virus.
Report April 17, 2020 Read this insightful report by EDC Economics for an overview of the global oil and gas crisis and its ramifications for Canadian producers.
Weekly Commentary April 16, 2020 The need for business support is universal, but not uniform; some need more than others.
Blog April 15, 2020 Regional managers gives a first-hand account of the challenges in India due to COVID-19
Blog April 14, 2020 Oil, gas and cleantech, transportation, manufacturing and service sectors experiencing severe challenges
Guide April 14, 2020 EDC Economics analyzes the potential sectoral fallout in Canada
Weekly Commentary April 09, 2020 In global government stimulus programs, there’s an urgent need for speed
Blog April 08, 2020 10 principles on getting through the COVID crisis from an EDC customer.
Blog April 07, 2020 Get an inside look at the challenges Southeast Asia facing due to COVID-19.
Blog April 06, 2020 EDC regional managers give a first-hand account of the challenges in Brazil and Chile
Blog April 03, 2020 EDC’s Teresa Nizzola gives an inside look at the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia
Blog April 03, 2020 Get an inside look at the challenges China is facing due to COVID-19.
Weekly Commentary April 02, 2020 If consumers aren’t overwhelmed with the huge but temporary decline, they’ll be the motor of a solid recovery.
Article March 30, 2020 Tips and resources for your business.
Weekly Commentary March 26, 2020 Coronavirus is rocking the world. How much, and for how long?
Article March 25, 2020 Frequently asked questions on COVID-19
Blog March 23, 2020 Seven tips to keep doing business in times of isolation.
Weekly Commentary March 19, 2020 How will business investment be affected by the coronavirus?
Article March 18, 2020 Canadian exporters need a solid strategy to manage impacts of COVID-19
Blog March 16, 2020 EDC is here to help Canadian exporters navigate the impact of the coronavirus on their business.
Weekly Commentary March 12, 2020 No business is untouched by the Coronavirus; how is this global issue going to play out?
Blog February 10, 2020 Economists are tracking what impact coronavirus will have on global trade.