2019 Economic Outlooks
What will influence profitability in 2019? Find out in our latest outlooks. They’re full of insights that can help with decision-making for the year ahead.
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Expect another year of tight margins in the Canadian crop sector for 2019, Farm Credit Canada predicts in its Ag Economics outlook.
Canadian beef and hog producers benefited from a robust demand for red meats in 2018 in terms of trade, yet prices were quite variable as result of growing supply and trade tensions.
2019 Economic trends
Net income in 2019 is expected to plateau, as the cost of farm inputs rises somewhat from 2018 and revenues flatten.
Protein shows exciting potential to grow consumption in 2019, domestically and globally.
Production growth will strengthen Canadian ag revenues in 2019. Here are the crops with recent histories of strong production growth and strong demand outlooks.
As food demand continues to grow globally in 2019, ongoing trade tensions may shift levels of carryover stocks in new patterns. It’s the number two economic trend to watch this year.
Current trade pacts, global tensions and developing alliances will do more to shape the Canadian agri-food system in 2019. That’s why we chose it as our number one trend to watch this year.