Canada is one of the leading economies of the world. Key industries are oil, logging, fisheries, manufacturing and a growing software sector. The services sector accounts for over 75% of all employment.
GDP for 2013 was 2.9% with estimated growth increasing to 3.4% and 3.7% in 2014 and 2015. Canada's growth in 2013 was helped by US GDP growth and an increase in mining, quarrying and utilities. Unemployment is currently at 7.2%.
Main imports include machinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, crude oil, chemicals, electricity, durable consumer goods.
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