Agreement leaves unresolved Washington’s fundamental differences with Beijing, which is relying on massive government intervention in the economy.
Statistics Canada study (2000 to 2015) offers some insight for men, but women require more research.
Hoping for some flexibility, especially after poor Liberal election results on the Prairies last fall.
Federal debt should reach $713 billion at the end of the current fiscal year and grow to $810 billion by 2024-2025.
Phase 1 pact does little to force China to make the major economic reforms – such as reducing unfair subsidies for its own companies.
Global warming, extinction of animal species ahead of risks such as cyberattacks, recession and nuclear proliferation.
Will spend on intangible assets such as technology, marketing, intellectual property and employee training-over the next 12 months.
Trudeau government will follow US approval to introduce implementation legislation of its own.
Mnuchin says Beijing has made “enforceable commitments to refrain from competitive devaluation.”
Outside of energy-producing regions, reports of improved indicators of future sales are widespread.
Looking to see how weakness from manufacturing may spread to services, employment, consumer spending or housing.
State aid rules in any future trade deal would be more stringent than with nations like Canada or Japan because of the physical proximity of the EU.
Earlier punitive duties imposed by both sides on billions of dollars of each other’s goods stayed in place
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.
Reflects anticipated retirements, business growth and normal workforce turnover.