Ag Economist Topics
Imports of the top commodities grew over the decade
Canada’s role as a world exporter is much smaller than our role as a major importer of beverages and that’s not an indication of our weakness in the market. It signals our growing population with higher incomes, who have specific preferences for luxury goods.
Canada’s export revealed comparative advantage shows growth opportunities.
Canadian exports of agricultural commodities and food products have opportunities for growth.
FCC Ag Economics Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade says Canadian agriculture will need productivity gains to remain a global leader.
Canada was ranked as the world's fifth largest agriculture trader in 2015. That standing will help as the global economic and trade landscapes change.
Hear FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais explain the role Canada plays in the global market and why Canada is among the most competitive traders in the world.
JP Gervais and Martha Roberts debate the potential impact to Canadian agriculture exports, of growth in China and India.
J.P. Gervais, explains the relationship between exchange rates and Canadian exports and why Canada remains competitive despite the declining dollar.
Hear FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais explain what effects the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) could have on Canadian agriculture and agribusiness.