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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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August 23, 2016
FOREIGN CONTROL IN CANADA 2014

In Canada 2014, the value of Corporate assets increased 6.6% over 2013 to $10.81 trillion. Canadian controlled assets increased 6.8% to $8.85 trillion, and foreign controlled assets increased 5.6% to $1.96 trillion over 2013.

In 2014 while foreign control assets increased 5.6%,  the percentage share of assets declined 0.2 percentage points over 2013 to 18.1% and declined 1.9 percentage points over 1999.

 

In June 2016, Nova Scotia's wholesale sales (seasonally adjusted) decreased 2.8 per cent over May 2016 to $756 million. This is down 5.2 per cent over June 2015, an example of the considerable volatility in sales among the Province's wholesale merchants from one month to the next. Canadia ...

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August 22, 2016
INVESTMENT IN NEW HOUSING CONSTRUCTION, JUNE 2016

Investment in new housing construction in Nova Scotia, measured in constant 2007 dollars, increased by 4.2 per cent in June 2016 compared June 2015 to $48.0 million. Investment in new single-detached units increased by 33.5 per cent or $6.9 million, which was partially offset by investment in apartment units decreased by 27.2 per cent or $6.0 million. Invesment in double and...

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August 22, 2016
Correction - NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, JANUARY-JUNE 2016

In January-June 2016, Nova Scotia motor vehicle unit sales  increased 4.2% over Jan-Jun 2015. The 28,134 new vehicles sold in January-June represented a value of $918.3 million, up 6.9% compared with motor vehicle sales values from the same period in 2015.

Please note that the following two charts had mis-labeled sales and unit value growth by province in ...

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August 19, 2016
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX JULY 2016



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia July 2016, the consumer price index (2002=100) decreased 0.5% from June 2016 to 131.2 and increased 0.8% over July 2015.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, remained unchanged from June 2016 at 123.3, and increased 2.2% over July 2015.

CANADA
In Canada July 2016, the consumer price index (20...

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