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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Monetary Policy Report - Bank of Canada

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Monetary Policy Report

A quarterly report of the Bank of Canada’s Governing Council, presenting the Bank’s base-case projection for inflation and growth in the Canadian economy, and its assessment of risks.

The tables are updated one day after the Bank's most recent announcement date for the target overnight rate, based on information available up to that date.

  1. Monetary Policy Report - January 2012

    Monetary Policy Report - January 2012

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    The Canadian economy is estimated to have grown by 2.4 per cent in 2011, and is projected to grow by 2.0 per cent in 2012, and 2.8 per cent in 2013, returning to full capacity by the third quarter of 2013. Total CPI inflation is expected to return to the 2 per cent target by the 3rd quarter of 2013.

    Related Information

    Release of the Monetary Policy Report  -  18 January 2012

    Opening Statement - Mark Carney - Ottawa, Ontario

    January 2012 - Monetary Policy Report press conference: video

    Webcast of a press conference by Governor Mark Carney and Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem.

    January 2012 - Monetary Policy Report press conference: audio

    Governor Mark Carney and Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem speak to media at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa.