Re-writing the Future of Canada’s Share of Global Trade: Part 1
Canada has the opportunity to grow its share of global trade due to increasing wealth in emerging market economies.Nov 9, 2015
FCC Ag Economics: A 2015 Look at Global Trade released today
This year's edition of A Look at Global Trade (ALAGT) examines 20 years' worth of data on Canadian ag-related export values to better understand the impact exchange rate changes has on those values.Nov 16, 2015
4 takeaways from the USDA 2016 Outlook Forum
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s 2016 Outlook Forum showed optimism for the future of U.S. ag, but what does this mean for Canadian producers?Mar 15, 2016
A TPP deal on the horizon?
A successful outcome to the current negotiations around a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) rests on the leadership of Japan and the United States. The U.S. and Japanese governments have held multiple bilateral meetings to find a way forward. And it was recently reported in the media that the gap between the two countries is narrowing. Over the last 30 years, information and communication technologies like sensors, GPS, WIFI, analytic software and the Internet have laid a foundation for an era of highly- automated, data-driven, precision agriculture.Feb 27, 2015
2016-2025 OECD-FAO Ag Outlook is promising
Canada's in a good position to maintain its status as world leader in ag production and trade, judging by the most recent OCED-FAC outlook.Jul 21, 2016
Low world milk prices pressure Canadian milk revenues
Canada's dairy producers can find operational efficiencies to deal with increasing pressure from world markets.Jul 5, 2016
What Brexit means for Canadian agri-food markets
Brexit's impact on Canadian producers? J.P. Gervais urges preparation to manage the volatility in financial markets.Jun 24, 2016
The loonie and Canada’s ag exports: what really matters?
FCC Ag Economics: A 2015 Look at Global Trade examines the impact exchange rate fluctuations have on Canada's export values of agriculture commodities and manufactured food products.?May 2, 2016
Move over China? Not so fast!
The World Bank projects that India will be the world's fastest growing economy by 2017. If true, it would surpass China, the poster child for economic growth for the last ten years. It's an impressive reversal of fortune for India, thanks in large part to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governmentJan 26, 2015
Exchange rates and their effect on Canadian exports
J.P. Gervais, explains the relationship between exchange rates and Canadian exports and why Canada remains competitive despite the declining dollar.Sep 7, 2016