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PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - Canada

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PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report-Canada


Mining, manufacturing and utilities contributed 20.5% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2017, followed by financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (20.0%) and wholesale, retail and hotels activities (12.3%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 4.2%, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively, in 2018.

While Calgary emerges as an energy hub of Canada; Toronto and Montreal remain financial centers.


- As per the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018, Canada's infrastructure ranks 16th out of the total 137 nations.

- In 2016, the Canada government allocated USD 180 bn in infrastructure fund to be spent over the next twelve years. Till date, over 7,800 projects with investment of over USD 32 bn have been approved across Canada.

- Majority of inward FDI was from North America, Europe, and South and Central America in 2017.

Reasons to buy

- Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.

- PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations

- Along with providing the country's snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.

- This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies' presence in these areas.


Table Of Content


Table of Contents

Table of Contents 02

List of Exhibits 03

Did you Know? 04

Country Highlights 05

Country Snapshot 07

PESTLE Insights 20

Political Landscape 21

Economic Landscape 22

Social Landscape 29

Technological Landscape 32

Legal Landscape 35

Environmental Landscape 36

Outlook 37

List Of Figure

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Canada's Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to North America and the World 11

Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100) 11

Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index 12

Exhibit 4: Canada Stock Market Index 14

Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy 15

Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows (2014-17) and Leading FDI Stocks (2013-17) and FDI Stocks by Region 2017 16

Exhibit 7: Key Infrastructure Indicators 19

Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate 23

Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017) 23

Exhibit 10: Export, Import and Trade Balance 24

Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance 24

Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2013-2017 25

Exhibit 13: Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils and Products Share in World's Total, 2017 25

Exhibit 14: Interest Rates 27

Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate 27

Exhibit 16: Public Finance 28

Exhibit 17: General Government Debt 28

Exhibit 18: Employment/Unemployment 30

Exhibit 19: Average Annual Wages 30

Exhibit 20: Labour Cost Index 30

Exhibit 21: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population 31

Exhibit 22: Age-group Share of Total Population 31

Exhibit 23: Gender Split 31

Exhibit 24: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2017 33

Exhibit 25: Number of Patents Granted Per M Inhabitants, 2015 34

Exhibit 26: Business Enterprise R&D Expenditure by Source of Funds, 2012-16 34

Exhibit 27: Doing Business in Canada 2018 35

Exhibit 28: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2017 35

Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions 36

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