Ag Economics Topics
The updated balance sheet of ag shows the changes in profitability, solvency, and liquidity of Canadian ag.
J.P. Gervais shares his insights from the September release of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report (WASDE).
Canadian food manufacturers grow their global footprint by exporting and investing in foreign countries.
Foreign direct investment in the Canadian food processing sector can help Canada’s achieve our export objectives.
Steel and aluminium tariffs disrupt the farm equipment market.
The demand for new equipment is highly dependent on the health of the agricultural economy.
The robust food demand and limited cost inflation supporting profitability in Canada’s food processing since January should continue to year-end.
Milk consumption trends support growth in dairy revenues while producers’ margins continue to be pressured.
Strength of demand for Canadian red meats will sustain profitability as 2018 winds down, with both supply and production likely to expand in the second half of the year.
BoC increases interest rate hike for a second time in 2018 amid higher economic growth and expectations of future inflationary pressures.