• Canada is the world's tenth-largest economy as of 2018, with a nominal GDP of approximately US$1.73 trillion.
  • It is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Group of Eight (G8), and is one of the world's top ten trading nations, with a highly globalized
  • Canada is a mixed economy, ranking above the US and most western European nations on The Heritage Foundation's index of economic freedom and experiencing a relatively low level of income disparity.
  • The country's average household disposable income per capita is over US$23,900, higher than the OECD average.
  • Furthermore, the Toronto Stock Exchange is the seventh-largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization, listing over 1,500 companies with a combined market capitalization of over US$2 trillion as of 2015.
  • Canada represents 0.49% of the world population and its food production and consumption on a global scale reaches 1.1% and 0.8% respectively.
  • The standard of living in Canada is one of the highest in the world. According to recent data from Conference Board of Canada, consumers trust that employment will continue full, stimulating consumption, at least in some provinces. There is a change in purchasing trends, especially among young Canadians.
  • Prosperous economic sectors are Mining, construction, renewable energy, telecommunications, information technology, "fair trade" and organic products, pharmaceutical products, natural health products, tourism, leisure.
  • In the last decade, Internet sales have grown faster than sales in traditional stores (per capita spending on Internet purchases increased 17% between 2015 and 2016 alone, with a figure of 661 CAD)
  • Canadian Imports in five years reached a peak of $ 511 billion in 2014, making Canada the 13th largest import market in the world.
  • The Canadian government is committed to diversifying business opportunities and has signed trade agreements with many emerging and developing countries. Canada has commercial treaties with 43 countries that together represent half of the world economy.
  • The population of Canada is about 36.5 million people. Growing at an average of 1% each year, the population is expected to increase to 43.5 million by 2025- three million new births and five million immigrants.