NAFTA Worries Won’t Hurt Exports This Year, EDC Forecasts

The value of Canadian exports will grow by 6 per cent this year despite ongoing uncertainty about trade protectionism and the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a new forecast.

In fact, in its twice-yearly outlook, Export Development Canada (EDC) predicts growth will be led by gains in three sectors — all the recent subjects of trade conflict with the United States: ores and metals, aerospace, and forestry. read more >>