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PESTLE Analysis of Canada 2016

PESTLE Analysis of Canada 2016

Canada’s economy is dominated by the service sector which contributed approximately 70.2% to the total GDP in 2015. The country has gone through the global recession in 2009, but strong fundamentals have led the country to survive the crisis. The major contributors to this sector are financial institutions and real estate which contributed almost 20% to the total GDP. The energy sector has major opportunities for the Canadian economy due to huge oil reserves which contribute around 10.2% of world oil reserves.

Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors of Canada, and has come up with a comprehensive research report “PESTLE Analysis of Canada 2016”. This report provides an analysis of the Canada’s economy from historical, current, and future perspectives. SWOT analysis, scenario analysis, and risk analysis of Canada is also included in the report. The report also includes forecast and scenario analysis of the economic growth through 2021.

The report highlights various drivers and challenges which have influence on investment decisions in the economy. Canada is a politically stable country with parliamentary political system, democracy under rule of constitutional monarchy. Canada has the third largest oil and 21st largest natural gas reserves in the world. The economy successfully run on well diversified base by increasing investments in the service sector. The country’s young population acts as the key strength with approximately 54.6% of total population. The country has high foreign exchange reserves. The country has immense opportunity in high tech manufacturing sector. The country, however, is facing the economic challenge of trade deficit and increasing CAD (Current Account Deficit).

This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and tools needed to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in this market. This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantly benefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s stringent economy, you need every advantage that you can find.

Features of This Report:

To make business, investment, and strategic decisions, you need timely, useful information. This market report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for multinational materials suppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and many more that operate in this market.

Some of the features of “PESTLE Analysis of Canada 2016” include:
Trend and forecast for key macroeconomic variables that are useful to make major investment decision
Analysis on economic activity, investment environment, and trade structure of the country
Major industries in Canada and its contribution to GPD
Trends in savings, investments, and consumptions
Analysis of Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, and Environmental scenarios as well as their impact on different industries
Analysis on geographical importance and social structure such as labor quality
Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat (SWOT) analysis of Canada


1. Executive Summary
2. Canada’s Political Analysis
2.1: Structure and Stability of Government
2.2: Government Changes and Policy Stability
2.2.1: Policy Agenda – Reforms and Future Plans
3. Canada’s Economic Analysis
3.1: Sectoral Contribution to GDP and GDP Growth Rate
3.2: Pricing Trends-Inflation and Interest Rates
3.3: Major Economic Growth Drivers – Consumption, Saving, and Investment Trends
3.4: International Trade and Its Contribution to GDP
3.5: Foreign Direct Investment by Industry
4. Economic and Business Risk Analysis of Canada
4.1: Risk in Financial Sector
4.1.1: Risk in Current Account Balance
4.1.2: Risk in Balance of Payment (BOP)
4.1.3: External Debt and Default Risk
4.1.4: Risk in Foreign Exchange Reserves and Exchange Rate
4.2: Credit Rating of Countries – Credibility in Debt Market
5. Social Analysis of Canada
5.1: Social and Demographic Analysis
5.2: Labor Market – Quality and Availability
5.3: Social Development Index
6. R&D and Technological Factors of Canada
6.1: R&D Expenditure in Canada
6.2: Impact of Technology in Industry
6.3: Technology Policy
7. Legal Analysis of Canada
7.1: Company Law
7.2: Labor Law
7.3: Tax Law
7.4: Economic Policies – A Recent Development
7.5: Doing Business in Canada 2016 – Process to Establish Business
8. Environmental Analysis of Canada
8.1: Environment Policy
9. SWOT Analysis – Search of Potential Opportunity in Canada
List of Figures
Chapter 3. Canada’s Economic Analysis
Figure 3.1: Global Economic Scenarios, 2015
Figure 3.2: Trends of the Real GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.3: Scenario Analysis of GDP Forecast
Figure 3.4: Trends of Per Capita Income
Figure 3.5: GDP Sectoral Contribution
Figure 3.6: Share of Different Sectors to GDP, 2015
Figure 3.8: Annual Trends of Inflation and Interest Rate
Figure 3.9: Quarterly Interest Rate of Canada
Figure 3.10: Trend of Savings and Investments as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.11: Trend of Consumption Expenditure as Percentage of GDP
Figure 3.12: Canada’s International Trade Structure
Figure 3.13: Canada Exports by Commodity in 2010
Figure 3.14: Canada Exports by Commodity in 2015
Figure 3.15: Canada Imports by Commodity in 2010
Figure 3.16: Canada Imports by Commodity in 2015
Figure 3.17: Canada Exports by Country in 2010
Figure 3.18: Canada Exports by Country in 2015
Figure 3.19: Canada Imports by Country in 2010
Figure 3.20: Canada Imports by Country in 2015Chapter 4. Economic and Business Risk Analysis of Canada
Figure 4.1: Trend of Current Account Balance and Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.2: Terms of Trade of Canada
Figure 4.3: Trend of Balance of Payment
Figure 4.4: Trend of Gross Government Debt as Percentage of GDP
Figure 4.5: Trend of Gross Government Debt
Figure 4.6: Trend of Foreign Exchange Reserves and Exchange RateChapter 5. Social Analysis of Canada
Figure 5.1: Political Map of Canada
Figure 5.2: Trend of Population in Canada
Figure 5.3: Population Age Structure
Figure 5.4: Trend of Unemployment Rate in CanadaChapter 6. R&D and Technological Factors of Canada
Figure 6.1: Trend of R&D Expenditure in Canada
List of
TablesChapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Factors Affecting Business in CanadaChapter 2. Canada’s Political Analysis
Table 2.1: Political Factors and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 3. Canada’s Economic Analysis
Table 3.1: Economic Factors and Its Impact on Business
Table 3.2: Factors Affecting Industry Growth
Table 3.3: Economic Insights of CanadaChapter 4. Economic and Business Risk Analysis of Canada
Table 4.1: Credit Rating of Countries by Moody’s, Fitch, and S&PChapter 5. Social Analysis of Canada
Table 5.1: Population Age Structure of Canada
Table 5.2: Corruption, GINI, Homicide and Human Development Index
Table 5.3: Social Factors and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 6. R&D and Technological Factors of Canada
Table 6.1: Technological Factor and Its Impact on BusinessChapter 7. Legal Analysis of Canada
Table 7.1: Indicators for Starting Business
Table 7.2: Ranking for in 2013 for Ease of Doing Business
Table 7.3: Legal Factors and Its Impact on Business
8. Environmental Analysis of Canada
Table 8.1: Environmental Factors and Its Impact on Business

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