As Canada continues to resurface from a technical recession, what figures should investors pay attention to? Bloomberg Business reveals the top numbers that will tell Canada’s economic story in 2016.

1. GDP: After 1.2% GDP growth in 2015, experts are forecasting 1.8% growth this year–below the standard 2% growth that Canada usually experiences.

2. Trade: The price of exports vs. imports fell 7.9% in Q3 2015, from a year earlier.

3. Interest rates: Experts are predicting a 39% chance the benchmark rate will be cut to 0.25%. And there’s a 19% chance rates could go to zero.

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Canada’s GDP estimate for 2016 is 1.2 percent, not 12 percent as you have published.

Wednesday, January 6 @ 7:48 am //////


Canada’s 2015 GDP was 1.2 percent….not 12 percent as published.

Wednesday, January 6 @ 7:53 am


You are indeed correct. We have updated the article – thanks for catching that!

Wednesday, January 6 @ 9:39 am

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