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February 22, 2017
RETAIL TRADE, DECEMBER and ANNUAL 2016

 


DECEMBER

In Canada in December 2016 retail sales (seasonally adjusted) decreased 0.5% from November 2016 to $44.9 billion and increased 4.3% over December 2015. The growth index (2005=100) decreased 0.7 points to 147.3 ove...

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February 22, 2017
INVESTMENT IN NEW HOUSING CONSTRUCTION, DECEMBER 2016

Investment in new housing construction in Nova Scotia (current dollars) increased by 10.8 per cent in December 2016 compared to December 2015 to $66.9 million. Investment in new single-detached units increased by 28.8 per cent, or $9.3 million, to $41.4 million, while investment in apartment units decreased by 18.7 per cent, or $4.4 million, to $19.1 million. In Canada, new housing investment increased by 9.1 per cent over the same period.           &nb...

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February 22, 2017
BRITISH COLUMBIA BUDGET 2017-18

The Province of British Columbia has presented its 2017-18 Budget.  British Columbia is reporting surpluses in each year of its fiscal plan.  The surplus for 2016-17 has increased to $1.458 billion from a budget estimate of $0.264 million.  This improvement is largely the result of stronger assessments and year-to-date results in key revenue sources: personal income tax, corporate income tax, property transfer tax, sales tax.  The 2016-17 surplus had been even higher at $2...

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February 22, 2017
EU AND EURO AREA INFLATION, JANUARY 2017

In January 2017, annual inflation was 1.8 per cent in the Euro Area and 1.7 per cent in the European Union.  In December 2016, annual inflation was 1.1 per cent in Euro Area and 1.2 per cent in the EU. 

The highest annual rates were recorded in Belgium, Latvia, Spain and Estonia.  The lowest annual rates were recorded in Ireland, Romania and Bulgaria.

The largest upward impacts to euro area annual inflation came from fuels for transport, heating oil an...

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February 21, 2017
WHOLESALE TRADE, DECEMBER and ANNUAL 2016

 

DECEMBER

 

 

The considerable volatility in sales among the provincial wholesale merchants on a monthly basis does not always provide a clear picture. Year-to-date data, particularly in the last half of the year, provides a clearer measure of sales performance.

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