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December 22, 2014
EMPLOYMENT, EARNINGS AND HOURS, OCTOBER 2014

Nova Scotians' average weekly earnings (including overtime, seasonally adjusted) increased 1.4 percent from September to $829.92 in October 2014, and was 2.7 per cent above the level in October 2013. Canadians' average weekly wages increased 0.3 per cent from September to $942.00 in October 2014, a 2.8 percent increase over October 2013.


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December 22, 2014
EURO AREA CURRENT ACCOUNT, OCTOBER 2014




The European Central Bank reported today, that the euro area (EA18) current account recorded a surplus of 20.5 billion euro in October 2014. Surpluses in net goods trade (+19.3 billion), net services trade (+5.5 billion) and net the primary income (+5.3 billion) account were partially offset by a deficit in th...

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December 19, 2014
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NOVEMBER 2014



NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia November 2014, the consumer price index (2002=100) decreased 0.6% from October 2014 to 128.6 and increased 1.5% over November 2013.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, decreased 0.3% from October 2014 to 119.3, and increased 1.5% over November 2013.

CANADA
In Canada November 2014, the consumer price index (2002=100...

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December 19, 2014
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR NOVEMBER 2014

At 1.5 per cent year over year, Nova Scotia's consumer price index was below the national average of 2.0 per cent from November 2013 to November 2014. Within Atlantic Canada, Nova Scotia posted the highest year over year CPI increase. New Newfoundland and Labrador's CPI increased 0.7 per cent, New Brunswick's CPI increased 1.1 per cent and PEI posted an increase of only 0.1 per cent. West of Atlantic Canada, the lowest inflation year over year was in Manitoba at 1.1 per cent and ...

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December 19, 2014
BANK OF JAPAN MONETARY POLICY

Today December 19, 2014 the Bank of Japan released its statement on monetary policy. The Bank will continue the monetary policy of QQE (quantitative and qualitative easing), aiming to achieve the price stability target of 2 percent. This policy is based on continuation of a moderate recovery for the economy after the adjustment of a hike in consumption taxes has been fully dissipated. This policy is expected to keep down ward pressure on interest rates.    



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Statistics at a Glance(Mouse over items for details)
Building Permits +20.9%
Consumer Price Index +2.0%
CPI (Annual) +1.2%
Debt: GDP 34.8%
Deficit/Surplus: GDP D: 0.5%
Employment Growth -0.2%
Employment Level 446.3
Exports (Domestic) -4.1%
GDP (millions, 2012) 38397
GDP Growth (2012) -0.1%
Income (per capita) $33,934
Manufacturing Shipments 5.0%
Non-res. Investment -6.2%
Population July 1, 2013 940,789
Res. Investment -17.6%
Retail sales -0.0%
Unemployment Rate 8.6%
Wholesale Trade +0.5%

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Information

Thomas Storring
Director of Economics/Statistics
Tel: 902-424-2410
Email: thomas.storring@novascotia.ca