C Series to help drive Quebec’s exports higher in 2018

November 23, 2017
Written by The Montreal Gazette
After shrinking slightly in 2016, Export Development Canada is forecasting that exports from Quebec will grow seven per cent this year and in 2018.


“When you look at how Quebec is doing this year, you’ve got an aerospace sector that’s up 11 per cent, you’ve got an aluminum production sector that’s up 15.5 per cent on a year-over-year basis, you’ve got iron ore mining that’s up 10 per cent, engines, turbines, power transmission equipment up 23.6 per cent, these are some pretty impressive numbers,” said Peter Hall, EDC’s chief economist. “What I believe this is indicating is that the global recovery is coming home in terms of orders that our businesses are processing.”  | READ MORE

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