Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: How have the decline in oil prices and a weaker Canadian dollar affected Canada’s economy? - ARCHIVED

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This presentation focuses on key changes in the Canadian economic data since oil prices began to decline in mid-2014. The presentation highlights recent trends related to economic growth and labour market conditions, the impact of lower oil prices in current dollar terms and in volume terms, and the impact of a weaker Canadian dollar on merchandise trade and manufacturing.

This presentation complements the release of Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Spring 2017. The graphs are based on seasonally adjusted data available in CANSIM on April 7th, 2017.

Issue Number: 2017001
Author(s): Gellatly, Guy; Richards, Elizabeth
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