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July 25, 2016
MERCHANDISE TRADE DIVERSITY IN CANADA, 2000-2015

Canada's provinces are widely exposed to international trade and the income generated from goods exports is a substantial part of nominal GDP.  The degree to which each province's goods exports are concentrated in particular commodities or diversified across a range of outputs signals its exposure to fluctuations in particular markets.  The Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI) shown below assesses trade concentration and diversity measured on a scale from 0 representing complete diver ...

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July 22, 2016
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX JUNE 2016

NOVA SCOTIA
In Nova Scotia June 2016, the consumer price index (2002=100) increased 0.2 per cent from May 2016 to 131.8 and increased 1.2 per cent over June 2015.

The CPI, excluding food and energy, increased 0.1&nb...

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July 22, 2016
ANALYSIS OF NOVA SCOTIA'S CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR JUNE 2016

In Nova Scotia June 2016, annual inflation of consumer prices (year-over-year growth) was 1.2 per cent, below the national average of 1.5 per cent. Monthly consumer prices rose 0.2 per cent in Nova Scotia, the same pace as the national average.

Within Atlantic Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador (+2.4 per cent), New Brunswick (+1.8 per cent) had higher annual consumer price inflation while Prince Edward Island (+1.1 per cent) had slightly lower annual inflation. Amon...

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July 22, 2016
RETAIL TRADE, MAY 2016

 


In Canada May 2016 retail sales (seasonally adjusted) increased 0.2% from April 2016 to $44.3 billion and increased 3.6% over May 2015. The growth index (2005=100)  increased  0.2 points to 145.2 over the previous month.

In Nova Scotia May 2016, retai...

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July 21, 2016
WHOLESALE TRADE, MAY 2016

In May 2016, Nova Scotia's wholesale sales (seasonally adjusted) increased 2.6 per cent over April 2016 to $783 million. This is up 4.8 per cent over May 2015, though there has been considerable volatility in sales among the Province's wholesale merchants from one month to the next. Canad ...

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