Mid-year update on Canada’s economic outlook: Primed for super-charged growth in H2 and through 2022
Topic: Canada is on the verge of a growth spurt as widespread vaccinations permit a full reopening of the economy, pent up demand is released, consumers begin spending their excess savings, and fiscal and monetary stimulus continue in Canada and abroad. All provinces will fully recover by the end of this year, with Western provinces and metros expected to outperform the East after the disruption from the pandemic is overcome. Still, our new North American cities and regions scenario service suggests some downside risks will persist.
Please note that we will be holding one webinar each for Americas, EMEA and APAC friendly timezones:
- Americas – Wednesday 18th August | 11:00 EDT
- EMEA – Wednesday 18th August | 10:00 BST
- APAC – Wednesday 18th August | 10:00 HKT
Tony Stillo |Director of Canada Economics
Tony Stillo is the Director of Canada Economics at Oxford Economics, based out of the Toronto office. He is responsible for producing the macroeconomic forecast for Canada using Oxford Economics’ Global Economic Model, reporting on key data releases and producing/presenting research on key issues affecting the Canadian economy. Tony also helps support the work of other areas at Oxford Economics where there’s a Canadian angle.
Michael Davenport |Associate Economist
Michael is an Associate Economist on the US Macro team with a particular focus on the Canadian Economy. He primarily supports the Director of Canada Economics in producing macroeconomic research and forecasts, monitoring Canada and the provinces, and liaising with clients and the media. Michael first joined Oxford Economics as an Economic Research Analyst Intern in the Toronto office before being promoted to Associate Economist in August 2019.
Will Asia construction survive rising construction costs?
The construction sector has seen a surge in activity following the gradual fading in Covid restrictions across different countries. However, the Russia-Ukraine conflict and continued lockdowns in China have further exacerbated supply chain constraints and increasing construction costs. In this webinar we will discuss the outlook for construction activity in Asia including the risks and implications of increasing construction costs.Find Out More
Frontier market turmoil: Argentina’s value, Sri Lanka’s crisis, Egyptian FX worries
Frontier markets will continue to be volatile in the near term, but bond valuations are attractive with plenty of arbitrage opportunities. We see value in Argentine bonds, as the country should benefit from higher commodity prices and liquidity risks are contained; we focus on the light at the end of Sri Lanka’s tunnel, with markets failing to price in the possibility of a successful IMF program; and also our concerns that further depreciation may be consistent with Egyptian stabilisation efforts.Find Out More