Outlook shows that British Columbia will lead provincial economic growth in 2019 and 2020
TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - British Columbia will lead provincial economic growth this year and next, says Scotiabank Economics in its Q3 Provincial Economic Outlook. The report was released this morning, on the heels of Scotiabank Economics' overall Q3 Global Economic Outlook titled, "The Perils of Trumponomics", published Friday.
"With continued strength in job creation and major project activity in 2019 and 2020, British Columbia will lead the provinces with respective real GDP gains of 2.2% and 3.0%," said Marc Desormeaux, Provincial Economist at Scotiabank. "Quebec and PEI round out the top three this year; 2019 forecasts have been marked down for Alberta and Ontario, but both provinces should show stronger growth in 2020."
Highlights of Scotiabank's Provincial Outlook include:
Read Scotiabank's full Provincial Outlook online here.
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