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Exchange rates and their effect on Canadian exports

  • Sep 07, 2016

J.P. Gervais, explains the relationship between exchange rates and Canadian exports and why Canada remains competitive despite the declining dollar.

Video Highlights

  • Exchange rates, while a major player, are not the only factor that defines the Canadian export market
  • Canada remains one of the most competitive nations for exports and imports despite the declining dollar
  • The effects of exchange rates differ depending on sectors and countries
  • Profits from diversified exports (crops) depend less on exchange rates than exports going to mainly one area (livestock)