15 July 2015 Monetary Policy Report – July 2015Economic growth in Canada is projected to average just over 1 per cent in 2015 and about 2 1/2 per cent in 2016 and 2017.
6 July 2015 Business Outlook Survey - Summer 2015The summer Business Outlook Survey points to a diverging outlook across regions. While there are some encouraging signs, owing in part to strengthening U.S. demand, weak oil prices continue to significantly dampen economic perspectives in affected sectors and regions.
6 July 2015 Senior Loan Officer Survey - Second-Quarter 2015The survey results suggest that, overall, business-lending conditions were broadly unchanged during the second quarter of 2015.
U.S. retail food price increases in recent years may seem large in nominal terms, but after adjusting for inflation have been quite modest even after the change in U.S. biofuel policies in 2006. In contrast, increases in the real prices of corn, soybeans, wheat and rice received by U.S. farmers have been more substantial and can be linked in part to increases in the real price of oil.