Canada Economy News

Commentary

The state of the global economy will likely continue to preoccupy decision-makers during 2013, especially as the maritime sector continues to struggle with financial and capacity issues.

News & Analysis

18 Feb 2014
Cross-border trade among the U.S., Mexico and Canada is increasing, but President Obama is likely to hear complaints about U.S. trade barriers when he meets his Mexican and Canadian counterparts Feb. 19.
04 Sep 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports in July slid 0.6 percent month-to-month, while imports inched up 0.6 percent, resulting in a trade deficit of C$931 million (about US$887.3 million)...
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06 Aug 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports in June rose 1.4 percent month-to-month, while imports inched up 0.6 percent, resulting in a trade deficit of C$469 million (about US$451.9 million)...
Wood pellets burning
30 Jul 2013
Wood pellet exports from North America were up more than 50 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, with the U.K. as the major export destination, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.
10 Jul 2013
The chairman of the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway expects tougher safety regulations in the wake of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster, and he told CBC/Radio-Canada the MMA is already planning to change its operations and policies.
03 Jul 2013
Canada’s merchandise imports in May fell 3.2 percent month-over-month, while exports declined 1.6 percent, resulting in a trade deficit of C$303 million (about US$287.2 million)...
25 Jun 2013
Armour Transportation Systems, a less-than-truckload carrier based in Atlantic Canada, acquired Way's Transport, a trucki
06 Jun 2013
Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia handles $172 billion of cargo each year, or about $475 million every day, according to the port’s 2012 Economic Impact Study.
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05 Jun 2013
Canada’s merchandise imports in April rose 1.2 percent month-over-month, while exports edged down 0.2 percent, resulting in a trade deficit of C$567 million, compared with C$3 million in March, according to Statistics Canada.
U.S. cross-border rail imports from Canada. Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics
03 Jun 2013
Cross-border imports by rail from Canada into the United States jumped to their highest value in March since the JOC began collecting data in January 2009, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.