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Office of the Chief Economist

Understand Canada’s position in the global economy. Benefit from our economic research and analysis about global trade and investment conditions and learn about global, regional and sectoral trends and developments in the international trading system.

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Canada's international trade and its objectives

Canada’s State of Trade

See trade and investment performance and deep dives on trade topics.

Trade diversification

Access reports and trends analysing progress towards Canada’s export objectives.

Foreign direct investment and Canadian direct investment abroad

Learn about Canada’s inbound investment and outbound investment abroad.

Canada’s approach to free trade and investment

Benefits of trade agreements

Explore the increased economic activity and trade resulting from free trade.

Inclusive trade

Learn about Canada’s under-represented exporters and their experience.

Canada’s participation in international trade - Research reports

SMEs going global

Read about how and which SMEs access global markets.

Global value chains

Explore how world events disrupting trade may affect businesses and consumers.


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