Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 1.34 1.34 1.35 1.36 1.36 1.38
Stock Market (points) 16602.03 15968 15836 15704 15574 15317
Government Bond 10Y (%) 1.79 1.65 1.69 1.72 1.76 1.84
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.10 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.60 2.1 2.5 1.7 1.9 1.9
GDP Growth Annualized (%) 0.40 1.3 1.9 1.5 1.9 1.6
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.80 5.8 5.8 6.3 6 6.7
Inflation Rate (%) 1.90 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.2
Interest Rate (%) 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.5
Balance of Trade (CAD Million) -2894.80 -1100 -3000 500 -3300 3200
Current Account to GDP (%) -3.00 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.2 -2.2
Government Debt to GDP (%) 90.60 93 93 93 90 90
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.90 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7
Business Confidence (Index Points) 54.30 52 55 55 57 52
Manufacturing PMI 50.50 54.9 54.9 54 53.5 52
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 26.50 26.5 26.5 26.5 26.5 26.5
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 33.00 33 33 33 33 33
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.10 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.60 2.1 2.5 1.7 1.9 1.9
GDP Growth Annualized (%) 0.40 1.3 1.9 1.5 1.9 1.6
GDP (USD Billion) 1653.04 2000 2000 2000 2160 2160
GDP Constant Prices (CAD Million) 2063439.00 2094018 2112872 2098517 2102644 2138389
Gross National Product (CAD Million) 2193020.00 2241434 2262138 2230301 2234687 2272677
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (CAD Million) 424259.00 456956 452902 431471 432320 439669
GDP per capita (USD) 51315.89 52200 52200 52200 53000 53000
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 44017.59 44700 44700 44700 45280 45280
GDP From Agriculture (CAD Million) 40890.00 41169 41281 41285 41667 42070
GDP From Construction (CAD Million) 138115.00 147232 142541 137722 140739 140339
GDP From Manufacturing (CAD Million) 204074.00 206028 207265 204538 207951 208424
GDP From Mining (CAD Million) 144781.00 155447 154501 153175 147532 156086
GDP From Public Administration (CAD Million) 130228.00 131340 132289 131832 132702 134336
GDP From Services (CAD Million) 1375957.00 1389450 1402527 1396719 1402100 1423257
GDP From Transport (CAD Million) 88871.00 89573 91040 89949 90560 91658
GDP From Utilities (CAD Million) 43268.00 42948 44156 43834 44090 44667
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.80 5.8 5.8 6.3 6 6.7
Part Time Employment (Thousand) -0.90 3.79 3.83 3.83 -10 3.83
Full Time Employment (Thousand) -6.40 15.39 15.27 15.26 30 15.26
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 65.70 65.2 65.1 66 65.8 65
Youth Unemployment Rate (%) 10.70 10.92 10.91 12 11.8 11.8
Productivity (Index Points) 106.22 111 111 112 112 113
Wages (CAD/Hour) 25.44 25.55 25.87 26.34 26.05 27.13
Wages in Manufacturing (CAD/Hour) 25.15 25.59 25.92 27.23 25.75 28.05
Minimum Wages (CAD/Hour) 14.00 14 14 14 14 15.5
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65 65 65 65 65
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65 65 65 65 65
Living Wage Family (CAD/Month) 2580.00 2711 2706 2644 2642 2724
Adp Employment Change (Thousand) 13.20 24.75 24.21 23.59 23.59 23.9
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 1.90 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 135.40 136 136 136 138 139
Core Consumer Prices (Index Points) 133.10 133 134 135 136 138
Core Inflation Rate (%) 1.60 1.6 1.5 1.9 2.1 2.2
Producer Prices (Index Points) 117.10 123 124 122 122 127
Producer Prices Change (%) 1.20 3 4 4.5 4.3 4.1
Food Inflation (%) 3.60 2.2 1.4 1.9 2.1 2.4
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 143.80 143 144 145 147 148
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 140.60 143 141 141 144 144
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 2.5
Interbank Rate (%) 2.02 2.02 2.02 2.02 2.27 2.27
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 0.10 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.35 0.35
Private Debt to GDP (%) 266.61 260 260 260 255 255
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (CAD Million) -2894.80 -1100 -3000 500 -3300 3200
Current Account to GDP (%) -3.00 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.2 -2.2
Imports (CAD Million) 50870.00 50800 51000 49000 54300 49800
Exports (CAD Million) 47970.00 49700 48000 49500 51000 53000
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 4379.00 4200 4000 4450 4450 4300
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 90.60 93 93 93 90 90
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.90 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7
Government Spending (CAD Million) 417805.00 373899 427650 424908 425743 432981
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 26.50 26.5 26.5 26.5 26.5 26.5
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 33.00 33 33 33 33 33
Sales Tax Rate (%) 5.00 5 5 5 5 5
Social Security Rate (%) 13.81 13.81 13.81 13.81 13.81 13.81
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 7.23 7.23 7.23 7.23 7.23 7.23
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 6.58 6.58 6.58 6.58 6.58 6.58
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 54.30 52 55 55 57 52
Manufacturing PMI 50.50 54.9 54.9 54 53.5 52
Industrial Production (%) 1.19 4.1 2.7 2.2 2 0.9
Leading Economic Index (%) 0.30 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Spending (CAD Million) 1166783.00 1106434 1190417 1186618 1188952 1209164
Bank Lending Rate (%) 3.95 3.95 3.95 3.95 4.2 4.2
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.94 0.91 0.89 0.86 0.84 0.84
Housing Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Housing Index (Index Points) 103.20 103 103 104 104 106


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