The Economy 1998


The Economy is an annual publication providing a review of economic performance in Newfoundland and Labrador and an economic outlook for the near term. 

Comments and questions concerning The Economy 1998 should be directed to:

Economics and Statistics Branch
(Economic Research and Analysis)
Department of Finance
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, Newfoundland
A1B 4J6
Phone: (709) 729-3255
Fax: (709) 729-6944

Subscriptions to The Economy can be obtained by contacting the Office of the Queen’s Printer at (709) 729-3649. The Economy 1998 is also available on the Internet at the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador web site /
ISBN 1-55146-066-1

Published under the authority of:
The Honourable Paul D. Dicks, Q.C.
Minister of Finance and Treasury Board.

Statistical Indicators
1997 Highlights
1998 Expectations
Provincial Economic Overview
The Fishery
Special Report – Shellfish
Oil & Gas
Voisey’s Bay Chronology
Churchill River Power Projects
Department of Industry, Trade and Technology
Client Information System
St. John’s has the Competitive Edge
St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area
EDGE Program
Trade Missions and Exhibitions
Information Technology
Provincial Economic Outlook
Major Projects
Selected Economic Indicators

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