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CABE Webinar: International Trade at Statistics Canada

For a small open economy, external trade is one of the most vital factors affecting the outlook for real activity, income, and inflation.  This webinar will:

  • Outline the current trends and economic context of international Trade for Canada
  • Discuss the impact of prices on nominal values and show the importance of volume estimates.
  • Discuss, with examples, of the data visualization tools available on Statistics Canada’s website for merchandise trade data discovery and analysis.

Additional material is available at the link below:

https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/71-607-x/71-607-x2020013-eng.htm

Benoît Carrière Economist, Statistics Canada Benoît Carrière

Benoît Carrière is an economist at Statistics Canada. He has a Masters degree in international business from HEC Montréal (2009) and has been working in international trade statistics for more than 11 years. In the past 6 years, Benoît has been responsible for the monthly analysis of Canadian international merchandise trade.

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