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January 20, 2017
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX DECEMBER 2016



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia December 2016, the consumer price index (2002=100) declined 0.2%s from November 2016 to 130.6 and increased 1.3% over December 2015.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, decreased 0.4% from November 2016 to 122.7, and increased 1.7% over December 2015.

CANADA
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January 20, 2017
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CPI DECEMBER AND ANNUAL 2016

ANNUAL CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 2016

Nova Scotia's annual average inflation of consumer prices was 1.2 per cent in 2016 following a rate of 0.4 per cent in 2015.  This was just below the national average inflation of 1.4 per cent in 2016. 

Newfoundland and Labrador (+2.7 per cent) and New Brunswick (+2.2 per cent) had the highest annual average inflation in Canada in 2016, partly reflecting increases to the provincial component of their Harmonized Sales ...

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January 20, 2017
RETAIL TRADE, NOVEMBER 2016

 


In Canada in November 2016 retail sales (seasonally adjusted) increased 0.2% from October 2016 to $45.2 billion and increased 3.0% over November 2015. The growth index (2005=100) increased 0.4 points to 148.3 over the previous month.

In Nova Scotia in ...

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January 20, 2017
INVESTMENT IN NEW HOUSING CONSTRUCTION, NOVEMBER 2016

Investment in new housing construction in Nova Scotia (current dollars) decreased by 23.5 per cent in November 2016 compared to November 2015 to $55.0 million. Investment in new single-detached units decreased by 20.0 per cent, or $6.5 million, to $25.8 million, while investment in apartment units decreased by 31.7 per cent, or $10.9 million, to $23.4 million. In Canada, new housing investment increased by 4.1 per cent over the same period.           &n...

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January 20, 2017
UK RETAIL SALES, DEC AND ANNUAL 2016

The UK Office of National Statistics reports that in December 2016 retail sales (volumes based - seasonally adjusted) decreased by 1.9 per cent compared to November 2016, and increased 4.3 per cent over December 2015. The largest contribution to the month-on-month fall came from non-food stores.  Compared with 2015, the volume of retail sales increased 4.9 per cent in 2016.

Retail sales (seasonally adjusted...

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