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WTO issues 2020 edition of its flagship statistical publication

August 5, 2020

The WTO issued today (31 July) the latest edition of its annual publication on international trade statistics, the “World Trade Statistical Review”.

Business Barometer: Small business 12-month outlook trends up, but other measures of health remain low

July 30, 2020

Small business outlook for the next 12 months is on the mend, but other measures of business health remain far below historic norms, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s Business Barometer®. The index of small business optimism reached 61.3 points in July.

Business Barometer: New season doesn’t bring new confidence to small business sector

July 20, 2020

Small business confidence rose slightly in June to 54.6 points on the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)’s Business Barometer®, two points higher than May’s reading but still well below historical norms.