Focus on growth: Five steps to take during the COVID recovery
Hit hard by market disruptions, manufacturers are rethinking strategy.
World Bank sees modest global 2020 rebound but trade a risk
Global economy to grow 2.5% this year, up only slightly from 2.4% growth in 2019, the weakest performance since the 2008 financial crisis.
Tim Hortons bets future growth on trends and innovation in competitive market
Restaurant Brands International says rapid adoption of new tastes and technologies is helping drive sales growth across its more than 26,000 restaurants globally.
Spending growth slowest in 30 years under Ontario Tories: Watchdog
FAO says rising interest rates, high household debt, trade uncertainty could negatively impact government plans.
US economic growth slows to 2.6% rate in Q4
The current expansion, now in its tenth year, is the second longest in U.S. history.
EU slashes its forecasts for economic growth
Germany, Italy and the Netherlands all saw sizeable downgrades for their growth outlook.
Caterpillar stumbles; China’s slowing growth begins to show
The company is considered an economic bellwether.
World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions: IMF
The International Monetary Fund cites heightened trade tensions and rising US interest rates.
B of C expected to hold interest rate as economic clouds gather
Lower growth prospects expected to reinforce Poloz’s strategy of moving very gradually on increases to overnight rate.
US factories grew more slowly in October
Trade disputes are taking a toll.
Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spat
China is Japan’s biggest trade partner.
Shopify opens first brick and mortar spot with goal of helping entrepreneurs
Los Angeles location will host workshops, talks and offer merchant support.
Canada can avoid offending US by pursuing sectoral trade with China: report
USMCA provision may have been attempt by US to single out China.
May GDP shows 0.5% growth, beats expectations for 0.1%
Manufacturing shows gains, oil and gas sector led the way with a 2.5% increase.
World economy likely to grow 3.9% this year: IMF
But the proliferation trade conflicts has raised the risk of worse outcomes.