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The Canadian Economy
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Canada is a leading industrial nation with a
highly developed economy.
Rich natural resources; huge size and small
population.
Trade has developed north to south, rather than
east-west.
What are primary, secondary and tertiary
industry?
GDP & GNP
Agriculture
Soil is poor, the growing season is short and
the climate is harsh.
The prairie provinces specialize in wheat and
cereals production, feed-stock and cattle.
Federal government subsidy.
Manufacturing Industries
Canada remains mainly an exporter of raw
resources and an importer of manufactured
goods.
Advanced technology: nuclear technology,
hydroelectricity and telecommunications. 核技
术,水力电气以及电信。
Very advanced technology: space program and
aerospace industry. 空间工程和航空航天
Service Industries
GATT: General Agreement on Tariffs and
Trade 关税暨贸易总协定
Free Trade Agreement: (北美)自由贸易协定