Special Report: A timely analysis of recent economic events – Spring 2018
May 4, 2018 | By CGLR |
While Ontario and Quebec should downshift after leading the region in 2017, most U.S. states are expected to pick up alongside cyclically-strong factory activity, stronger business investment and a heavy dose of fiscal stimulus. Still, some longer- term issues remain for the region’s economy.
Labour costs are in focus as the factory sector seeks to remain competitive, while demographic headwinds will be a persistent challenge. Meantime, uncertainty on the trade front is currently the biggest concern given deeply integrated cross-border activity in the region, and its impact on the North American economy.View Report