Farming for growing world demands
The global marketplace is important to Canadian agriculture. Get to know overseas customers and take advantage of the next big export opportunity.Apr 29, 2016
5 tips for doing business in China
In 2014, China imported close to 884,000 metric tonnes of alfalfa and by 2016, imports increased to more than 1.46 million metric tonnes.Apr 12, 2018
Gain an advantage in the global market
Find out why the global market is important to Canadian agribusiness and what you can do to become a successful agri-product exporter.Apr 29, 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
How Strong is Beef Demand in Canada?
Canadians are consuming far less beef than they used to, nearly 22 pounds less per year in 2013 compared to the early 1980's. But just because Canadians are consuming less beef does not mean that they like beef less. Actual consumption and what economists call "demand" are not the same thing. Confusing? Perhaps, but it is worth investigating what the differences are because the demand for beef has been strong in recent years.Jan 16, 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
Global food demand has a doppelganger… and its name is Challenge
the recent Canada West Foundation conference described a demand for food that's expected to grow along with the global middle class. Ag prices should also climb but the World Bank doesn't think that's going to happen.May 19, 2015
China or India: Who'll be bigger for Canadian exports?
JP Gervais and Martha Roberts debate the potential impact to Canadian agriculture exports, of growth in China and India.Oct 4, 2016
How wealth in world markets will grow Canada’s exports
Martha Roberts explains how the growth of other countries' GDP impacts the success of Canada's food exports.Nov 27, 2015
Importance of trade
Hear FCC Chief Agricultural Economist J.P. Gervais explain the role Canada plays in the global market and why Canada is among the most competitive traders in the world.Oct 6, 2016