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
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
Emerging markets and their effect on Canadian exports
J.P. Gervais explains how gross domestic product (GDP) and emerging markets play a major role in defining Canada's export market.Sep 7, 2016
Do economic trends support fall fertilizer purchase?
Leigh Anderson presents the fertilizer outlook based upon the FCC Ag Economics fertilizer model.Sep 14, 2015
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
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
Things you should know about the Trans Pacific Partnership
How much do you know about Vietnam? Peru or Malaysia? Each is part of the current Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations and while relatively small and unknown markets, they may prove to be valuable for Canadian agriculture and agri-food. Our recent Look at Global Trade provided an overview of the TPP; here are a few more facts on three of the smaller participantsJan 9, 2015