Emerging markets and their effect on Canadian exports

  • Sep 07, 2016

J.P. Gervais explains how gross domestic product (GDP) and emerging markets play a major role in defining Canada’s export market.

Video Highlights

  • Gross domestic product (GDP) is a good way to measure the purchasing power of other countries and can help anticipate future spending on Canadian exports
  • As the GDP of other countries grow, so does the success of Canada’s food exports
  • Emerging markets are expected to have the greatest impact on Canadian exports in future years
  • The Canadian competitive position is more reliant on innovation and productivity than the value of the Canadian dollar