Climate change, protectionism and automation are the three top disruptors likely to shape Canadian businesses in agriculture and food manufacturing in 2020. Here’s how.
While fear of a U.S. China currency war adds economic uncertainty, farmers should look at global demand for Canadian ag commodities and food.
At look at the economic challenges in the last six months of 2019 that impacted the profitability of Canadian producers, agribusinesses and food processors supply chains. Part two of two.
At look at the economic challenges in the first six months of 2019 that impacted the profitability across Canadian agri-food supply chains. Part one of two.
Current trade pacts, global tensions and developing alliances will do more to shape the Canadian agri-food system in 2019. That’s why we chose it as our number one trend to watch this year.
Which countries hold the most potential for growing Canadian exports? And will our efforts to diversify make much of a difference?
FCC’s 2019 trade report examines the potential for diversifying export markets for wheat, canola, soy and pulses.
Volatility in commodity prices lowers Canadian exports of oilseeds but also creates market opportunities in China and Europe.
Global trade uncertainty prompts Bank of Canada to hold rates steady.
How the continued trade tensions between China-U.S. could create a stronger demand for Canadian commodities.