Weekly Commentary September 16, 2021 Gloomy economic headlines make for mixed messages
Weekly Commentary September 09, 2021 Key economic issues of focus as summer winds down
Weekly Commentary September 02, 2021 Wracked with uncertainty, we’re still upbeat
Weekly Commentary August 26, 2021 Mechanization is an answer to a lot of the economy’s structural puzzles
Weekly Commentary August 19, 2021 Nothing automatic about slower near-term inflation
Weekly Commentary August 12, 2021 Despite growing optimism, global recovery uneven
Weekly Commentary August 05, 2021 In the trade Olympics, who gets gold?
Weekly Commentary June 30, 2021 New economic forecast paints rosy picture of global growth
Weekly Commentary June 24, 2021 Economic momentum building as vaccine rollouts progress, countries reopen
Weekly Commentary June 17, 2021 The rapid transformation of the global customer base
Weekly Commentary June 10, 2021 Is inflation getting out of control?
Weekly Commentary June 03, 2021 What will post-pandemic life be like?
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
Weekly Commentary May 13, 2021 Many emerging markets face fiscal stress
Weekly Commentary May 06, 2021 Surge in March: You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!
Weekly Commentary April 29, 2021 Building supplies currently hard to come by
Weekly Commentary April 22, 2021 Rebooting harder than shutting down
Weekly Commentary April 15, 2021 Will we ever return to our jet-setting ways?
Weekly Commentary April 08, 2021 Pandemic accelerates digital transformation, artificial intelligence
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
Weekly Commentary March 11, 2021 Supply chain disruptions major headache for auto producers
Weekly Commentary March 04, 2021 What do we make of the Canadian economy’s pandemic progress, and are better times ahead?
Weekly Commentary February 25, 2021 One-third of emerging markets face pandemic fallout, collapse in oil prices.
Weekly Commentary February 18, 2021 It seems almost too good to be true
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.
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?
Weekly Commentary December 17, 2020 Near-term outlook improves after hitting all-time low at start of pandemic.
Weekly Commentary December 10, 2020 How has this redefined our world, and what are its lasting effects?
Weekly Commentary December 03, 2020 When does it take effect, and what are its possible implications for global trade?
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.
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.
Weekly Commentary November 05, 2020 We heard a lot about what’s keeping our key customers up at night.
Weekly Commentary October 29, 2020 Despite the massive upheaval caused by the pandemic, global trade bounced back faster than expected.
Weekly Commentary October 22, 2020 Improvement is expected to continue, but the recent rise in second-wave infections is expected to slow the progress.
Weekly Commentary October 15, 2020 As the economy restarts, is it all about demand, or is there more?
Weekly Commentary October 08, 2020 Are price hikes lurking around the corner, or are these fears unfounded?
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.
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.
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.
Weekly Commentary September 03, 2020 When economies falter, what brings them back up again?
Weekly Commentary August 27, 2020 COVID-19 may boost mechanization of production. Are we ready?
Weekly Commentary August 20, 2020 Food producers, like all other industries, have been hugely affected.
Weekly Commentary August 13, 2020 The world is abuzz over gold’s recent rally to a record high of US$2,000 and beyond.
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.
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
Weekly Commentary July 09, 2020 Is the fledgling rebound from COVID-19 lockdowns at risk?
Weekly Commentary July 02, 2020 COVID-19’s economic mayhem has given rise to a wide variety of recovery paths
Weekly Commentary June 25, 2020 COVID-19 and rising global protectionism concerns push Canadian trade confidence to all-time low
Weekly Commentary June 18, 2020 COVID-19 has generated no winners—only survivors.
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.
Weekly Commentary May 28, 2020 Few industries have felt the sting of COVID-19 more than global tourism.
Weekly Commentary May 21, 2020 Things were looking good for the global automotive sector entering 2020
Weekly Commentary May 14, 2020 COVID-19 is changing a lot of country risk ratings—best to keep an eye on this space.
Weekly Commentary May 07, 2020 Until official data are posted, surveys are our best view of reality. What does EDC's survey say?
Weekly Commentary April 30, 2020 EDC Economics is in perpetual forecast mode until further notice. Here is our latest Global Economic Outlook.
Weekly Commentary April 23, 2020 Today’s oil patch woes are inconceivable – and not entirely caused by the virus.
Weekly Commentary April 16, 2020 The need for business support is universal, but not uniform; some need more than others.
Weekly Commentary April 09, 2020 In global government stimulus programs, there’s an urgent need for speed
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.
Weekly Commentary March 26, 2020 Coronavirus is rocking the world. How much, and for how long?
Weekly Commentary March 19, 2020 How will business investment be affected by the coronavirus?
Weekly Commentary March 12, 2020 No business is untouched by the Coronavirus; how is this global issue going to play out?
Weekly Commentary March 05, 2020 There’s a lot of bad risk around; is there any “good” risk in our future?
Weekly Commentary February 27, 2020 Future risks are rising; is that bad news or good news?
Weekly Commentary February 20, 2020 Is Mexico on investors’ “Hot List”?
Weekly Commentary February 13, 2020 Ups and downs throughout the world in 2019 has made for a choppy entry into 2020.
Weekly Commentary February 04, 2020
Weekly Commentary January 30, 2020 2020 is going to be a delicate year for China’s economy
Weekly Commentary January 23, 2020 Are machines taking over?
Weekly Commentary January 16, 2020 The story stretches back over a decade.
Weekly Commentary January 09, 2020 Is trade policy mayhem here to stay?
Weekly Commentary December 19, 2019 A decade is a long time; did this one have a pivotal eco-political moment?
Weekly Commentary December 12, 2019 Are consumers singing a dirge or a dance this holiday season?
Weekly Commentary December 06, 2019 Prices may be tame - but will it last?
Weekly Commentary November 28, 2019 Is the planet running out of crude oil? Not by any means.
Weekly Commentary November 21, 2019 Export Development Canada is releasing its list of the Top 10 Global Risks facing Canada to help exporters prepare for an international environment fraught with uncertainty.
Weekly Commentary November 14, 2019 Exporters hold on through 2020, but the best news may come later
Weekly Commentary November 07, 2019 If this goes wrong, there’s lots to lose all around
Weekly Commentary October 31, 2019 The table stakes are high: recession or no recession
Weekly Commentary October 25, 2019 Rising uncertainty allows for the brave and informed to find opportunities.
Weekly Commentary October 17, 2019 Robots don’t vote—but could they take over anyway?
Weekly Commentary October 10, 2019 Although employment is a trailing indicator, this caboose is powering a pretty substantial train.
Weekly Commentary October 03, 2019 With concern about slowing growth and political uncertainty, what are the gauges of confidence telling us?
Weekly Commentary September 26, 2019 Are business economists about to get a bit wealthier?
Weekly Commentary September 19, 2019 India has the capacity to right its recent wobbles.
Weekly Commentary September 12, 2019 Will the slow gear stop the car in its tracks?
Weekly Commentary September 05, 2019 Trade turmoil is spilling into financial markets, adding to current worries
Weekly Commentary August 29, 2019 Is China's ban on U.S. agriculture exports a sign of more to come?
Weekly Commentary August 22, 2019 You may not know it, but you are a data agency
Weekly Commentary August 15, 2019 In today’s trade wars, are we in for boundless bouts of brinksmanship, or an abrupt breakthrough?
Weekly Commentary August 08, 2019 Are we really more worried than ever about economic policy?
Weekly Commentary August 01, 2019 Several key risks are on a structural uptrend. Is Canada prepared?
Weekly Commentary July 26, 2019 Planet Earth’s love of debt is in full bloom. Should we worry?
Weekly Commentary July 18, 2019 Consumers are ignoring the summer Scrooge, but he’s giving businesses the blues.
Weekly Commentary July 11, 2019 Which markets are on our country risk radar as we head into the second half of 2019? Read on to find out more.
Weekly Commentary July 04, 2019 Flip-flops aren’t the favoured footwear of central bankers
Weekly Commentary June 27, 2019 This leading indicator is bucking the current trend. What’s up?
Weekly Commentary June 20, 2019 Canada’s trade with the world ain’t the space it used to be. Can we adapt?
Weekly Commentary June 13, 2019 Is global softening getting to Canada?
Weekly Commentary June 06, 2019 Maybe this will turn the Brexit tide, Maybe not.
Weekly Commentary May 30, 2019 To the Midwest, EDC says, “Mais oui!”
Weekly Commentary May 23, 2019 Is there method to the madness of today’s trade policy moves?
Weekly Commentary May 16, 2019 Your new neighbours are increasingly defining the economic future. Get to know them!
Weekly Commentary May 09, 2019 The U.S. economy is experiencing a huge influx of disaffected workers
Weekly Commentary May 02, 2019 Catch-up economies are an increasingly important growth dynamo
Weekly Commentary April 25, 2019 Why is EDC opening up a representation in Atlanta? Good question.
Weekly Commentary April 18, 2019 Economy poised for liftoff, with a few bumps along the way
Weekly Commentary April 11, 2019 Today’s global risk environment is not going away anytime soon.
Weekly Commentary April 04, 2019 The dominance of oil and gas in Alberta exports is gripping.
Weekly Commentary March 28, 2019 The growth record of ASEAN economies is reason enough to deepen ties.
Weekly Commentary March 21, 2019 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.
Weekly Commentary March 14, 2019 Is a new model of the economy in the works, and if so, what does it look like?
Weekly Commentary March 07, 2019 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?
Weekly Commentary February 28, 2019 What if our key growth issue isn’t demand, but capacity?
Weekly Commentary February 21, 2019 EDC reveals Top 10 Global Risks facing Canada’s exporters
Weekly Commentary February 14, 2019 Is this key cause of US populism insurmountable?
Weekly Commentary February 07, 2019 Are interest rate hikes too much for the economy to handle?
Weekly Commentary January 31, 2019 Mexico’s future hangs in the balance
Weekly Commentary January 24, 2019 Canada’s economic traffic may be slowing…but there is a fast lane
Weekly Commentary January 17, 2019 The world economy will have a number of hurdles to overcome in 2019
Weekly Commentary January 10, 2019 Understand the past to navigate the future of country risk.
Weekly Commentary December 18, 2018 Canadian exporters confidence: from surge to dirge?
Weekly Commentary December 13, 2018 Globalization is under attack…or is it?
Weekly Commentary December 06, 2018 CUSMA: Bumpy road to ratification?
Weekly Commentary November 29, 2018 Another U.S. consumer bubble? Guess again.
Weekly Commentary November 22, 2018 With the challenges China faces, what’s the prognosis?
Weekly Commentary November 15, 2018 Is the US market really Canada’s only long-term trade bet?
Weekly Commentary November 08, 2018 Some surprising export stories at provincial and industrial levels
Weekly Commentary November 01, 2018 Oz: An Asian hot-spot for Canada?
Weekly Commentary October 25, 2018 Can opportunity be a crisis for Canada’s fishing industry?
Weekly Commentary October 18, 2018 The outlook is bright, but big parts of the global economic puzzle need to come together.
Weekly Commentary October 11, 2018 Are trade fears crippling global export activity?
Weekly Commentary October 04, 2018 With the new North American free trade deal, Canada has a green light for export growth.
Weekly Commentary September 27, 2018 Populism is challenging international trade axioms – but is it in decline?
Weekly Commentary September 20, 2018 How do we make sense of the current emerging market sell off? Read on to find out more…
Weekly Commentary September 13, 2018 Politics isn’t the only thing that’s hot south of the border
Weekly Commentary December 15, 2017 2017 has not been international trade’s best year. Oh, growth is having a good run alright; the problem is political. Just how is trade confidence doing?
Weekly Commentary November 16, 2017 NAFTA renegotiations has Canadians transfixed, as a majority of exports go to the US. What does this mean for Canada's provinces? How exposed are we?
Weekly Commentary July 27, 2017 Political rheotric and NAFTA re-negotiations have Canadian exporters worried about the U.S. These concerns are real, so it's important to do your homework.
Weekly Commentary June 22, 2017 The anti-trade rhetoric and the political turmoil of 2017 are a prescription for lower trade confidence. However, surveys of Canadian exporters say differently.