Commodity Prices Receive Support from a Declining Loonie
Leigh Anderson discusses the key drivers of the Canadian dollar which are crude oil and interest rates.Aug 21, 2015
What you will find in the Jan. 2016 BoC Monetary Policy Report
J.P. Gervais expands on interest rate trends, the Canadian dollar and economic growth in India and China in relation to the Jan. 2016 Bank of Canada's Monetary Policy Report.Jan 20, 2016
Big Macs and oil: What do they say about the Canadian dollar?
Will the Canadian dollar climb of fall? Burger-economics would suggest that the dollar is undervalued while oil prices indicate a well-functioning marketplace.Aug 30, 2016
U.S. Economists don't expect a commodity price climb soon
Short-term price outlook for agricultural commodities offers few signs of rebounding.Aug 11, 2016
What will U.S. interest rates do in 2016?
Movements in the U.S. Federal Policy will impact fixed term interest rate products and the CAD/USD exchange rate, which, in turn, impact Canadian ag.Jun 7, 2016
Canada’s farm economy remains stable in 2016
Canada's farm economy is expected to remain stable as improvements in the overall economy are muted in the short-term.Jul 27, 2016
Ag Outlook 2016: Expert economic advice for your year ahead
FCC Chief Agricultural Economist, J.P. Gervais, explains the predicted ups and downs of the 2016 Canadian economy and their effect on the agriculture industry.Sep 7, 2016
Six Takeaways from the 2015-2024 OECD/FAO Outlook
Craig Klemmer presents his key takeaways from the FAO/OECD agricultural outlook, focusing on changes driving the demand for cereals and the opportunities for the livestock sector.Jul 23, 2015
Their brighter economic outlook doesn’t shine everywhere throughout the U.S.
In my recent presentation to a large group of food processors at Food Trends 2014 in Toronto, I emphasized the brighter economic outlook in the U.S., where Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow in 2015 at an annual rate of 2.9% (Bank of Canada).Nov 18, 2014
How does the financial turmoil in Europe impact Canadian agriculture?
The Greek crisis has pushed the value of the Euro down against the US dollar. Leigh Anderson discusses the implications for Canadian agri-food exports.Jul 15, 2015