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
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
What does the future for soybeans hold? It depends on who you believe.
A few weeks back I attended the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, DC., where the USDA released their agriculture commodity outlooks for 2015. There was a lot of anticipation from the markets leading up to the release as the USDA projections provided the first estimates of production, prices and exports for all the major agricultural commodities.Mar 27, 2015
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
Declining production expectations pushing market prices higher
Dry conditions have resulted in a significant decline in yield expectations for Western Canada. Craig Klemmer discussed how this and other weather events in North America are leading to higher crop prices.Jul 8, 2015
Agricultural Myth Busting 101 Apr 3, 2014
Industry Performance and Activity in Canadian Food Manufacturing: Part 1 with David Sparling May 27, 2014
What’s In Your Future? Mar 11, 2014
Will Higher Inflation Push Up Interest Rates? Jul 8, 2014