Canada Growing Strong
Date: Wednesday, October 30 2002
Topic: International News
"Canada has continued to post strong economic growth which has surprised many analysts," said Manley, who added that Canada will likely lead the G-7 countries in growth for the year.
Canada's economy grew by five per cent in the first half of 2002 and created 427,000 new jobs, Manley said. He said Canada will post overall economic growth of 3.4 per cent in 2002 and said forecasts point to a 3.5 per cent rise in output in 2003. This is the greatest growth rate of the G-7 countries.
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