International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
The economy has regained momentum, supported by the authorities' proactive
growth strategy, but complex adjustments are still at play. While personal
consumption is robust, business investment remains weak, non-energy exports have
underperformed, and housing market imbalances have risen. Outside of Canada, the
global outlook has improved with stronger manufacturing activity, but the threat of
protectionism and economic fragmentation hangs over global trade. Collectively, they
raise uncertainty about the durability of the Canadian recovery.