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July 30, 2020  

New growth opportunities to present itself in contracting global economy: report

Cross-industry collaboration, reduced taxes, and low interest rates key to expediting recovery from the economic slump

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October 15, 2019  

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

Warns of threats ranging from heightened political tensions in the Middle East to US-China preventing their trade war from escalating.

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October 9, 2019  

Trade conflicts fuel synchronized global slowdown: IMF

Managing director Kristalina Georgieva blames rising trade conflicts that could mean a loss of around 0.8% of world GDP.

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January 24, 2018  

US defends trade barriers at World Economic Forum in Davos

Meanwhile Canadian, European, Indian leaders champion free trade.

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January 22, 2018  

IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global projections

Projects Canada’s economy will grow 2.3% this year, up from 2.1% in October.

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October 23, 2017  

Canadian exports seeing big gains on strength of global economy: EDC

Eight per cent this year led by “massive gains” in the commodity space, and 4% next year.

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April 18, 2017  

Global economy to grow 3.5% this year: IMF

China’s resilience, rising commodity prices, and sturdy financial markets provide sunnier outlook.

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November 9, 2016  

Trump victory increases uncertainties for global economy

Trashing of trade agreements leave many uncertain about the direction of the world’s biggest economy and market.

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October 6, 2015  

TPP: Will Canadian companies take advantage of the world’s largest trade zone?

Those focused on services, higher technology and value-added products will likely find success in a more-open trading environment.

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November 18, 2014  

Recession, debt, deflation: mounting threats facing the global economy

Only the US and Britain are growing at decent rates.

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May 6, 2014  

Global economy will grow more slowly than expected: OECD

The global economy will grow by 3.4% this year, down from a forecast of 3.6% growth last November, the think-tank says.

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April 14, 2014  

Executives’ confidence in global economy up 24%: EY

Improved confidence means companies are planning on pursuing more M&A activity in the next 12 months, survey suggests.

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March 19, 2014  

Exports to buoy Canada’s growth: RBC

Changing fortunes of the US economy and the loonie will act as catalysts.

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May 29, 2013  

OECD warns Europe’s economy to worsen this year

Protracted economic weakness in Europe could evolve into stagnation with negative implications for the global economy.

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April 19, 2013  

IMF chief calls for more focus on growth, less on trimming

Lagarde warns about the dangers of overemphasizing deficit reduction.

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March 28, 2013  

OECD says world economy beginning to rebound

Canadian growth lagging behind several G7 countries, including the US, Japan Germany.

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December 13, 2012  

Canadian economy to pick up speed in 2013: RBC

Resources rule, Alberta and Saskatchewan to lead.

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July 17, 2012  

Global economy weakening, but Canada continues slow growth: IMF

Overall growth in advanced economies is only expected to hit 1.4% this year.

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June 12, 2012  

Carney says Europe is making strides towards steady bank system

Financial reforms will be combined with bold steps in Europe, according to Bank of Canada’s main man.

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November 4, 2011  

Buy American 2: Is our luck running out?

Now teetering on the edge of a recession, Canada’s economy has been dealt yet another unforeseen blow from none other than President Barack Obama.