Higher interest rates and inflation are pushing Canada into an economic slowdown.

  • Nov 29, 2022
  • 7 min read
  • Trade

How South American trade is showing itself to be an impressive competitor with growing influence on world markets and prices.

We explain why price transmission in Canada’s agri-food supply chains is elusive and offer some context to discussions of food inflation.

Inflation is everywhere in agriculture, but not all the inflationary pressures facing hog and dairy farmers get transmitted through the supply chain.

Farm equipment sales in 2023 will be supported by a recovery in supply chains and robust commodity prices.

In the 2022 foodservice and grocery update, foodservice sales rebound while inflation limits growth opportunities.


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J.P. Gervais
Vice-President and Chief Economist
Kyle Burak
Senior Economist
Desmond Sobool
Manager, Economics and Principal Economist
Graeme Crosbie
Senior Economist
Martha Roberts
Economics Editor
Isabelle Nkapnang Djossi
Leigh Anderson
Senior Economist
Justin Shepherd