Canada PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Canada PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 21.1% to the country’s gross value added (GVA) in 2019, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (17.0%) and wholesale, retail and hotels activities (13.2%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to contract by 2.4%, 4.4% and 3.4%, respectively, in 2020.

While Calgary is one of Canada’s energy hubs, Toronto and Montreal remain financial centers


  • As per the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index, Canada’s rank declined from 14th in 2016 to 20th in 2018
  • The overall TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange) index went through a turbulent period in March 2020 due to heightened uncertainties regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. As of June 2, 2020, the TSX index stood at 15,396, compared to 16,037 on May 31, 2019
Reasons to Buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

List of Exhibits
Did You Know?
Country Highlights
COVID-19 Impact
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Canada’s Performance in terms of its Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to North America and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index
Exhibit 4: Canada Stock Market Index
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors’ Contribution to the Economy (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 6: FDI inflows (2017-2020 Q1) and FDI Inflow by Industry (2019 Q2 - 2020 Q1) and FDI Position By Country (2018)
Exhibit 7: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2019)
Exhibit 10: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2012-2019)
Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports (2016-2019)
Exhibit 13: Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils and Products Share in World’s Total (2018)
Exhibit 14: Interest Rates (June 2013 - June 2020)
Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate and Inflation (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 16: Public Finance (2012-2019)
Exhibit 17: General Government Debt (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 18: Employment/Unemployment (2014-2021f)
Exhibit 19: Average Annual Wages (2012-2019)
Exhibit 20: Labor Cost Index (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 21: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 22: Age-group Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 23: Gender Split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 24: Internet Users as a Percentage of the Total Population, Mobile and Broadband Penetration Rates (2019)
Exhibit 25: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Population (2019)
Exhibit 26: High-technology Exports, % of Manufactured Exports (2019 or Latest Available Year)
Exhibit 27: Doing Business in Canada 2020
Exhibit 28: Corruption Perceptions Index (Rankings) (2019)
Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions (2012-2017)

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