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During periods of “low visibility,” confusion reigns: for every indication of one trend, there seems to be a countertrend. The key is to glean from the collective wisdom of reliable leading indicators a clear signal that the economy is headed for a turn.

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Dec 23 2014

U.S. Demand for Canadian Goods Slows

The Bank of Canada has noted that a strengthening U.S. economy “has benefited Canada’s exports,” as the economy has shown “signs of a broadening recovery.” However, with growth in U.S. goods imports from Canada recently falling to a six-month low, will exports hamper the Canadian recovery?

ECRI’s latest analysis of our specialized leading indexes addresses this question, clarifying whether growth in U.S. imports of Canadian goods can shake off its recent weakness and help prolong the Canadian recovery.

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