Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, welcomes the positive outcome of the trade negotiations, carried out by the representatives of Mexico and the United States, which will be joined by Canada shortly.
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These graphs offer a brief summary of the commodity trade situation in the country.
Canada is one of the OECD economies delivering the best outcomes for its citizens, especially in regards to self-reported well-being, personal security and health status. Canada is also undertaking several programmes to foster inclusive growth – with respect to childcare benefits, gender equality and social housing.
Well-being is high in Canada, and the economy has regained momentum, supported by a rebound in exports and strengthening business investment. Macroeconomic policies are gradually becoming less stimulatory, and budget policies are sustainable in the long term, although difﬁ culties remain at the provincial level.
Data on government support to agriculture in the OECD area and other major economies, measured by the Producer Support Estimate (PSE) and Consumer Support Estimate.
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A broken social elevator? Key findings for Canada
The preservation of our oceans is indispensable for addressing many of the challenges facing the planet: from food security and climate change to energy provision, and even improved medical care through advanced marine biotechnology.
Mr. Angel Gurría will be in Quebec, on 8-9 June 2018, to attend the 2018 G7 Leaders’ Summit. The Secretary-General will deliver remarks at the G7 Outreach Leaders Working Session on Oceans.
Rapid innovation, including digitalisation, offer enormous potential to boost productivity, incomes and well-being. But it is also a source of new challenges.
Growth is back. We estimate GDP growth in G7 economies in 2017 to be around 2%, the highest since 2010. The unemployment rate is finally below the pre-crisis level at 6%.